Oncology & Cancer

Decoding the effect of body mass index on breast cancer

Medical researchers at Flinders University have established a new link between high body mass index (BMI) and breast cancer survival rates—with clinical data revealing worse outcomes for early breast cancer (EBC) patients ...

Health informatics

Are medical AI devices evaluated appropriately?

In just the last two years, artificial intelligence has become embedded in scores of medical devices that offer advice to ER doctors, cardiologists, oncologists, and countless other health care providers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Evidence mounting that COVID-19 can cause diabetes type II

A team of researchers from King's College London and Monash University has created a database of information that relates COVID-19 and type II diabetes. The team has created the database for two reasons—the first is that ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Osteoporosis drug prescribing often does not follow guidelines

Less than one in 10 commercially insured patients in the United States who broke a hip, a major complication of osteoporosis, receive any osteoporosis medical treatment within two calendar quarters of their fracture, according ...

Health

Medical workforce data shortage hampering access to care

Challenges with data collection and infrastructure are affecting medical workforce research and access to medical care, particularly in rural and regional Australia, according to the authors of a Perspective published by ...

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