Overweight & Obesity

Pediatric obesity is a complex condition with multiple subtypes

Approximately one third of children in the United States are overweight or obese. A study publishing August 4th in PLOS Digital Health by Elizabeth Campbell at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI speeds sepsis detection to prevent hundreds of deaths

Patients are 20% less likely to die of sepsis because a new AI system developed at Johns Hopkins University catches symptoms hours earlier than traditional methods, an extensive hospital study demonstrates.

Cardiology

COVID often joined by heart disease, diabetes

In a mix of bad and good news, a new large study confirms that COVID can raise the risks of new-onset heart trouble and diabetes—though those threats typically wane again after a few months.

Medications

Real-world data links rosuvastatin with signs of kidney damage

Statins can effectively lower high cholesterol, and many individuals take rosuvastatin, one member of this drug class. New research based on patient health records and published in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology ...

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Medical record

A medical record, health record, or medical chart is a systematic documentation of a patient's medical history and care. The term 'Medical record' is used both for the physical folder for each individual patient and for the body of information which comprises the total of each patient's health history. Medical records are intensely personal documents and there are many ethical and legal issues surrounding them such as the degree of third-party access and appropriate storage and disposal. Although medical records are traditionally compiled and stored by health care providers, personal health records maintained by individual patients have become more popular in recent years.

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