Medications

Study shows genotype leads to discontinued, decreased medication

Patients whose race is recorded as Black in their electronic health record (EHR) are more likely to have azathioprine, an immunosuppressant medication, discontinued or its dose reduced because their laboratory results show ...

Health

Language matters when describing weight loss goals

Obesity affects millions of individuals worldwide and is associated with a significantly increased risk for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. A study publishing June 16th in the open access journal PLOS Digital Health ...

Surgery

Adverse event rate after THA similar for female, male surgeons

The rate of adverse events within 90 days for patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) does not differ according to whether the surgeon performing the procedure is female or male, according to a study published online ...

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