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Women Underrepresented in U.S. Health System Leadership

Dec 03, 2021

THURSDAY, Dec. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Women are underrepresented in senior leadership throughout the U.S. health system, according to a research letter published online Nov. 29 in JAMA Network Op...

Simulation Can Improve Time to First Shock in IHCA

Dec 02, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- An online education and code simulation intervention can improve adherence to the guidelines for time to first shock in patients with in-hospital cardiac ar...

Hospitals Lag in Sexual Harassment Policies

Dec 01, 2021

TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Few institutions have clear policies that specifically address sexual harassment from patients toward physicians and staff, according to a research letter pu...

Results of surgical treatment in chronic anal fissure complicated by abscess or fistula in a retrospective cohort of patients.

Nov 29, 2021

We report the results of the surgical treatment of anal fissures complicated by abscess or fistula and formulate hypotheses about their nature. Among patients operated between 2012 and 2020 for anal f...

Race and sex based disparities in sepsis.

Nov 29, 2021

Studies of sepsis evaluating sex- and race-related disparities in treatment and outcome have been limited by using administrative databases, which may not adequately capture sepsis diagnosis, used lim...

Mind the Difference: Characterizing the Impact of Behavioral Health Disorders on Facial Trauma.

Nov 29, 2021

Patients with psychiatric diagnoses are at greater risk for traumatic injury than the general population. Current literature fails to characterize how premorbid behavioral health disorders (BHDs) comp...

Nuclear Receptors in Myocardial and Cerebral Ischemia-Mechanisms of Action and Therapeutic Strategies.

Nov 29, 2021

Nearly 18 million people died from cardiovascular diseases in 2019, of these 85% were due to heart attack and stroke. The available therapies although efficacious, have narrow therapeutic window and l...

Development of Liposome-Based Immunoassay for the Detection of Cardiac Troponin I.

Nov 29, 2021

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are one of the foremost causes of mortality in intensive care units worldwide. The development of a rapid method to quantify cardiac troponin I (cTnI)-the gold-standard ...

Is early activity resumption after paediatric concussion safe and does it reduce symptom burden at 2 weeks post injury? The Pediatric Concussion Assessment of Rest and Exertion (PedCARE) multicentre randomised clinical trial.

Nov 29, 2021

Investigate whether resuming physical activity (PA) at 72 hours post concussion is safe and reduces symptoms at 2 weeks, compared with resting until asymptomatic.Real-life conditions, multicentre, s...

Traumatic brain injury in the presence of Aβ pathology affects neuronal survival, glial activation and autophagy.

Nov 29, 2021

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) presents a widespread health problem in the elderly population. In addition to the acute injury, epidemiological studies have observed an increased probability and earlier...

Relation between brain natriuretic peptide and delayed cerebral ischemia in patients with aneurysmalsubarachnoid hemorrhage.

Nov 29, 2021

Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP), often used to evaluate degree of heart failure, has been implicated in fluid dysregulation and inflammation in critically-ill patients. Twenty to 30% of patients with ...

A multivariate model for successful publication of intensive care medicine randomized controlled trials in the highest impact factor journals: the SCOTI score.

Nov 29, 2021

Critical care randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are often published in high-impact journals, whether general journals [the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), The Lancet, the Journal of the Amer...

In vitro synergistic effect of minocycline combined with antifungals against Cryptococcus neoformans.

Nov 22, 2021

Cryptococcus neoformans infections occur in immunocompromised patients, especially those with HIV infection, chemoradiotherapy after cancer, and organ transplantation. Infection can cause pneumonia an...

Nineteen-Year Associations Between Three Diet Quality Indices and All-Cause And Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity And Lifestyle Study.

Nov 22, 2021

Examining a variety of diet quality methodologies will inform best practice use of diet quality indices for assessing all-cause and CVD mortality.To examine the association between three diet quality ...

Trends in antimicrobial resistance in bloodstream infections at a large tertiary-care hospital in China: a 10-year retrospective study (2010-2019).

Nov 22, 2021

Bloodstream infections (BSIs) are considered as a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. The purpose of this study was to explore the distribution and antimicrobial resistance tren...

mTOR pathway: A potential therapeutic target for spinal cord injury.

Nov 22, 2021

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is the most common disabling spinal injury, and the complex pathological process can eventually lead to severe neurological dysfunction. Many studies have reported that the ma...

Assessment of longitudinal systolic function using tissue motion annular displacement in dogs with degenerative mitral valve disease.

Nov 22, 2021

Although degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD) is essentially a disorder of the valve, the progression of the disease leads to structural myocardial changes that may compromise left ventricular sys...

Aspirin as a Treatment for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: a randomised placebo controlled clinical trial.

Nov 22, 2021

There is no pharmacological treatment for the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Platelets play an important role in the pathophysiology of ARDS. Pre-clinical, observational and clinically re...

Progress Made in Reducing Depression During Internship

Nov 17, 2021

TUESDAY, Nov. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- From 2007 to 2019, there was an increase in baseline depressive symptoms among first-year resident physicians but a decrease in the average change in depress...

9.6 Percent of People of All Ages Uninsured in First Half of 2021

Nov 17, 2021

TUESDAY, Nov. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- From January through June 2021, 31.1 million people of all ages were uninsured (9.6 percent), which was not significantly different from 2020, according to e...