Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Factors tied to severe COVID-19 in children identified

(HealthDay)—One in three children hospitalized with COVID-19 experience severe illness, which is associated with younger children, male patients, and those with a chronic condition, according to a research letter published ...

Cardiology

Female heart disease patients with female physicians fare better

Female physicians have better patient outcomes compared with their male peers, while female patients are less likely to receive guideline-recommended care when treated by a male physician, according to a systematic review ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 mortality mainly linked to older age, comorbidity

(HealthDay)—For U.S. veterans with COVID-19, mortality is mainly associated with older age, male sex, and comorbidity, according to a study published online Sept. 23 in JAMA Network Open.

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