Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Minority patients with rheumatic diseases have worse COVID-19 outcomes

New research at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting, reveals that people of color with rheumatic disease have worse health outcomes from COVID-19 infection, are more likely to be hospitalized ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The pandemic's impact on older adults

The global pandemic has severely impacted every American, but maybe none more than older people. COVID-19 has placed a high-intensity spotlight on the deleterious effects of deep-seated ageism, sexism and racism on older ...

Cardiology

Advisory calls for bridging inequities in rural health

People who live in rural America are vulnerable to heart disease. Breaking down health care barriers for these residents is an inequity problem that needs innovative approaches, according to a new advisory from the American ...

Health

Study assesses outcomes for meth users with burn injures

UC Davis Health researchers were surprised to find that methamphetamine use is not linked with worse health outcomes among burn patients. However, meth use was associated with significantly worse conditions for those patients ...

Health

Think you're getting less sleep? You're not alone

More Americans are getting fewer hours of sleep, according to a new study published in the journal Sleep. Researchers from USC, Arizona State University and the University of South Carolina found more Americans reporting ...