Today's Health News

Black Men Experience More Treatment Regret With Prostate Cancer

Higher medical mistrust and concerns about masculinity may contribute to regret

Emergency Departments Saw Decrease in All Non-COVID-19 Diagnoses

Related decreases seen for specialty consultation and urgent inpatient procedures

Large Increase Seen in Overdose-Related Cardiac Arrests in COVID-19

Overdose-related cardiac arrests sharply increased during April 2020, followed by subsequent decrease

Residential Care Community Characteristics Vary by Dementia Prevalence

Higher prevalence of depression, need for assistance with activities of daily living seen for high proportion of residents with dementia

Alzheimer Disease Tied to Adverse Financial Events

Adverse financial events seen years before diagnosis and become more prevalent after diagnosis

Mental Health Symptoms Common for Perinatal Women During COVID-19

Women with preexisting mental health diagnoses more likely to have mental health symptoms during pandemic

Menopausal Symptoms Tied to Lower Work Performance

Women reporting more symptoms also had more chronic diseases, less exercise

AMA Pushes for Widespread Telehealth Adoption

American Medical Association House of Delegates will advocate for equitable and accessible telehealth post-COVID-19

Female Doctors Less Likely to Be Promoted to Upper Faculty Ranks

Sex differences in promotions and appointments did not diminish over time and were not smaller in later cohorts

Anxiety Doubled in Young People During COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of young adults reporting anxiety doubled and was higher than that of their parents