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Standardized Treatment Improves Outcomes in Germ Cell Tumors

Outcomes similar for patients treated at public safety net hospital, academic tertiary care center

Serine 91 Genotype of gyrA Gonorrhea Successfully Treated With Ciprofloxacin

Efficacy of single-dose oral ciprofloxacin treatment in the per-protocol population was 100 percent

Expanding Medicaid in Holdout States Could Insure 3.9 Million

Given the increase in uninsured due to COVID-19-related unemployment, this estimate is likely low

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men

CDC: More American Indian, Alaska Natives in Fair, Poor Health

18.9 percent of AIAN adults have a disability in large MSAs versus 12.9 percent in rural areas

Health Plans Not Implementing Prior Authorization Reforms

Findings based on American Medical Association survey of practicing physicians' experiences

President Says Medicare Should Expand Telehealth Services

Medicare has already expanded its coverage for telehealth due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Most Studies Still Fail to Analyze Data by Sex

However, women are significantly better represented in clinical trials

July 2020 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for July 2020. This roundup includes the latest...