Today's Health News

Health Care Utilization Up for Seniors With Untreated Apnea

Beneficiaries with OSA also demonstrate higher annual costs across all points of service

Prenatal Surgery Yields Lasting Benefits for Myelomeningocele

No difference found in overall adaptive behavior at school age; more children walk independently

Supratentorial ICH Outcomes Better in Young Blacks, Hispanics

Outcomes better compared with whites among young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage

Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws

Compliance with Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 low, not improving

Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs

Nonprofit Civica Rx reached deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield and 18 of its member organizations

Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Decision means it is highly unlikely that they would decide the case before the 2020 election

New Guidance Issued for Care of Children With Williams Syndrome

Children with WS should be evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist, undergo psychoeducational evaluation

ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix ‘Ill’ U.S. Health Care System

American College of Physicians has endorsed two proposals being discussed by Democratic presidential candidates

Primary Care Screening for Dementia Not Harmful

No increases for depressive, anxiety symptoms seen with screening in rural, suburban, urban primary care clinics

Longer External Ventricular Drain Closures Needed to Read ICP

Intracranial pressure equilibrium reached in only 22.9 percent of external ventricular drain closures