Surgery

Getting a hip replacement? Choice of hospital can be crucial

(HealthDay)—The COVID-19 pandemic has shown a spotlight on disparities in the U.S. health care system. But the issues are longstanding, and—as one large study illustrates—extend into a common elective surgery.

Addiction

Web-based therapy effective for alcohol use disorder

While alcohol dependency is becoming increasingly common, it is difficult to obtain help. However, new research presented in a doctoral thesis by Magnus Johansson at Karolinska Institutet shows that web-based CBT is no less ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is COVID-19 widening the gender gap in academic medicine?

A new study finds that fewer women were first authors on COVID-19-related research papers published in the first half of this year. The difference was particularly striking during the first two months of the pandemic when ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teens' technology use and mental health: New report released

With or without physical separation due to COVID-19, youth are using social media to connect and support each other, according to a report released today. Three leading researchers have just published Youth Connections for ...

Addiction

Researchers put a price tag on alcohol use

Alcohol use disorders are associated with high social welfare and health care costs—but what causes them? A new Finnish study looks at the magnitude and reasons behind the economic burden alcohol use disorders have on society.

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