Today's Health News

Short Video May Lower Parent Interest in Antibiotics for Child

Even bigger impact seen among parents with highest baseline interest in antibiotics

Mortality Risk Increased With Pulmonary Vascular Resistance of ≥2.2

For patients referred for RHC, risk for mortality, heart failure up with PVR of ≥2.2 Wood units

Risk for Acute Cerebrovascular Events Low in COVID-19 Patients

In hospitalized patients with COVID-19, 2.4 percent had confirmed ischemic stroke, 0.9 percent had ICH

Obesity Ups Risk for Intubation, Death With COVID-19 in Adults <65

Risk highest for those with class 3 obesity; link mainly seen in adults younger than 65 years of age

Risk for Positive COVID-19 Test Up for Health Care Workers

Risk increased for frontline health care workers compared with the general community

38 Percent of Older Adults in U.S. Not Ready for Video Doctor Visits

Telephone visits may reach more patients, but 20 percent of older adults not ready for telephone visits

Sex Differences in Income Vary With Proportion of Male Doctors

Sex difference in annual income lower in practices with 50 percent or less male physicians

Global Epidemiology of COVID-19 Reported for Prepandemic Era

101 clusters ID'd; transmission higher in non-health care occupational settings, community gatherings

Survivors of Adolescent, Young Adult ALL May Suffer Late Effects

Estimated 10-year cumulative incidence high for subsequent endocrine disease, cardiac disease

Bacterial, Fungal Coinfection Uncommon in COVID-19 Patients

Ninety-eight percent of patients received antibiotics at any point during COVID-19 hospitalization