Oncology & Cancer

Black patients with cancer fare worse with COVID-19, study shows

Black patients with cancer experienced significantly worse outcomes after COVID-19 diagnosis than non-Hispanic white cancer patients in a study published March 28 in JAMA Network Open. Investigators of the COVID-19 and Cancer ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Delirium linked to increase in hospital deaths

Patients with delirium when admitted to hospital are much more likely to die within 30 days and have a longer hospital stay, research shows.

Medications

Oral perampanel well tolerated in pediatric epilepsy

(HealthDay)—Daily oral perampanel is generally well tolerated, with favorable retention rates among patients with epilepsy aged 1 to younger than 18 years, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Child ...

Health

Air pollution found to reduce sperm motility

A small team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in and around Shanghai, China, has found evidence that men who live in heavily polluted areas may experience poor sperm motility. In their paper published in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 hospitalization costs, outcomes in 2020 improved over time

A new study published in Advances in Therapy provides the first comprehensive analysis of the hospitalization costs for COVID-19 patients, factors associated with costs and length of stay, and the monthly trends of costs ...

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