Today's Health News

Risk Factors for Drug-Induced Liver Injury ID’d in Hospitalized Patients

Risk for DILI up for patients with hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular disease, preexisting liver disease, surgical history

American Medical Association Vows to Confront Racism Among Doctors

With about 270,000 members, the AMA represents a little more than 25 percent of U.S. doctors

Hand Dermatitis Currently Prevalent in Health Care Workers

Prevalence of hand dermatitis 92.6 percent in health care workers, 68.7 percent for general population

Biden Restores Health Care Protection for Gay and Transgender Americans

Policy will bring HHS into line with Supreme Court decision that said sex discrimination laws in workplaces also protect gay and transgender people

Internal Medicine Residency, Fellowship Applications Up During Pandemic

Authors say increase may be due to lower barriers for virtual interviews

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Up Early-Onset CRC Risk in Women

Risk for EO-CRC increased with each serving per day during adulthood and during adolescence at ages 13 to 18 years

Response to COVID-19 Vaccine Positive in Patients With IBD

Antibody response in IBD patients, including those receiving biologic therapy at the time of vaccination, similar to that of controls without IBD

Physicians Report Sharing Office Visit Notes Beneficial Overall

While time concerns declined after implementation, half of the clinicians reported being less candid in their documentation

COVID-19-Associated Cancer Screening Deficit Quantified in U.S.

Absolute deficit in screening estimated at 3.9, 3.8, and 1.6 million for breast, colorectal, and prostate cancers, respectively

Universal Multigene Panel Test in CRC IDs Heritable Mutations

Sequencing results from universal panel changed cancer treatment for roughly one in 10 colorectal cancer patients