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May 19, 2022
A recent study found that patients who were referred for a right heart catheterization and had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) more commonly had pulmonary hypertension, which is associated with high mortality.
While 5-year survival in adolescent and young adult leukemia has improved in recent decades, this patient population still faces increased long-term mortality compared with the general public.
Fine-tuning clinical phenotypes and identifying effective treatments remain challenging in chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD) after lung transplantation and chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) after allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation.
Adolescent girls and young women in South Africa were more likely to practice favorable sexual behaviors if they accessed DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe)–like interventions such as school-based HIV prevention and HIV testing.
Elaine Siegfried, MD, professor of pediatrics and dermatology, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, explains the impact of socioeconomic status on the management of atopic dermatitis in the clinical setting.
The first monkeypox case in the United States was confirmed in Massachusetts; identification, measurement, and reduction of specific low-value services could help population health and reduce medical expenditures; President Joe Biden invokes the Defense Production Act to combat formula shortage.
New data show extreme heat waves were associated with higher all-cause mortality throughout the United States, with increased risks seen among men, the elderly, and non-Hispanic Black individuals.
Marc-Andre Cornier, MD, professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, explains trends he expects to see in upcoming diabetes and weight loss studies.
The latest report from FAIR Health shows that the majority of people diagnosed post-COVID condition were never hospitalized.
May 18, 2022
American Oncology Network (AON) announced the appointment of Stephen "Fred" Divers, MD, a medical oncologist with Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute, as its new chief medical officer.