Today's Health News

Success More Than 50 Percent for Second Child With Fertility Treatment

Chances range from 51 to 88 percent depending on use of frozen versus fresh embryos

9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019

Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured

Risk for Later Invasive Breast Cancer Up for Women With DCIS

Risks for invasive breast cancer, death from breast cancer higher for up to 20 years following diagnosis

Links Found Between Leaders of Medical Associations, Industry

Most leaders have ties to industry; considerable variation seen among 10 medical associations in U.S.

Tooth Loss More Prevalent in Adults With Chronic Disease

Prevalence of edentulism, severe tooth loss ≥50 percent higher for adults with RA, asthma, diabetes

Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services

Wide regional variation seen for availability of telehealth outpatient visits, tele-ICU services

Placental Injury Seen in Pregnant Women With SARS-CoV-2

Higher rates of decidual arteriopathy, other maternal vascular malperfusion features observed

No SARS-CoV-2 ID’d in Asymptomatic Pregnant Women in Los Angeles

Among 80 asymptomatic pregnant women admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, none tested positive

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Higher Number of Pregnancy Losses Tied to Subsequent Type 2 Diabetes

Women who never achieve pregnancy have increased odds of T2DM versus ever-pregnant women with loss