Health

Guidelines for providing remote care to seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic put extraordinary strain on the U.S. health care system, but it also accelerated the adoption of telehealth—especially among older adults, who were the least likely to engage in remote care beforehand.

Surgery

Design and fabrication of epoxy-based hip implants

Prosthetic joints are usually fabricated from medical-grade metals, such as titanium and ceramics. However, despite major advances in replacement hip bones made from such materials, there always remains the issue of biocompatibility ...

Medications

Empagliflozin offers clinical benefit in heart failure

For patients hospitalized for acute heart failure, treatment with the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor empagliflozin produces clinical benefit, according to a study published online April 4 in Circulation ...

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