Today's Health News

Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lasting, Clinically Important Improvements in Pain

Despite decreases in initial improvements, benefits seen at seven years postsurgery

MI Outcomes May Be Worse in Patients With Rheumatic IMID

MI outcomes poorer in Medicare beneficiaries with versus without rheumatic immune-mediated inflammatory disease

Sleep Deprivation May Increase Risk for Systemic Lupus in Women

Additive interactions between low sleep duration and depression or bodily pain may contribute to risk for systemic lupus erythematosus

Medical Debt Tied to Worsening of Food, Housing Insecurity

Risk factors for medical indebtedness include hospitalization, disability, high deductible, Medicare Advantage, and no insurance coverage

Group Therapy for Insomnia Studied in RA Patients

Nurse-led group cognitive behavioral therapy had no effect on objective sleep measures but did improve patient-reported secondary outcomes

Poll: Seven in 10 Older Adults Report Joint Pain or Arthritis

Conversations are needed by older adults and their health care providers about treatments for arthritis and their risks

Psoriasis Patients Find Psoriatic Arthritis Screening Worthwhile

Participants report feeling empowered by comprehensive screening

Unsupervised Yoga Improves Short-Term Function in Knee OA

But unsupervised yoga plus online education did not reduce knee pain during walking compared with online education alone

When Preferred Language Is Not English, Children Experience Surgical Delays

Findings seen among children and teens needing reconstruction for anterior cruciate ligament injury

Physician Burnout May Raise Risk for Patient Safety Events

Burnout also associated with decreased job satisfaction, low professionalism, patient dissatisfaction