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Hospitals Lag in Sexual Harassment Policies

Findings reveal few of the top U.S. medical centers have policies addressing harassment of physicians and staff by patients

Childhood Vaccination Schedule Not Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Recommended immunization schedule is not positively associated with the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children

Bariatric Surgery Cuts Hepatic Steatosis in Obesity and T2DM

Similar decline in liver fat fraction seen for sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass from surgery to one-year follow-up

Low-to-Moderate Caffeine Intake Not Tied to Maternal Health Risk

Limited caffeine intake, within recommended amounts, during the second trimester associated with lower risk for gestational diabetes

Dasatinib Beneficial in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients treated with dasatinib had mean reduction in serum glucose concentration and relative decrease in body weight

Pandemic Had Greater Effect on Work-Life Balance for Female Physicians

A sizable gender gap evident for risk of depression and anxiety

Cre8 EVO Stents Noninferior for PCI in Diabetes Patients With CAD

Cre8 EVO stents noninferior to Resolute Onyx stents for target-lesion failure composite outcome at one year

Biden Plan Will Spend $1.5 Billion to Boost Health Worker Supply

The pandemic has exacerbated health care disparities for minorities and underserved communities

Very Low-Energy Diets With Meal Replacements Effective for T2DM Weight Management

Low-carbohydrate no better for weight loss than higher-carbohydrate, low-fat diets; no difference seen for high-protein, Mediterranean diets

30 Percent of Hospital-Based Health Care Personnel Unvaccinated

COVID-19 vaccination coverage increased from 36.1 to 60.2 percent from January to April 2021, then slowed, reaching 70.0 percent as of Sept. 15