Women and uninsured individuals are the most likely candidates to skimp on daily medications and practice other money-saving techniques in an effort to reduce their prescription drug costs, according to a report published by the CDC this March.
While accident victims in the U.S. are uniformly taken directly to the most advanced trauma center nearby, the protocols for where to shuttle stroke patients vary widely by state, according to a recent article by Stateline.
Using resting-state functional MRI (fMRI) to image the brains of human fetuses in utero, researchers have confirmed that functional connectivity differs between the sexes from very early on in neurodevelopment.
A mesh envelope embedded with antibiotics cut the risk of major device-related infections by 40 percent when placed around cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) like pacemakers and defibrillators, researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Hacker accessibility and the potential for security breaches weigh heavily on the development of successful AI systems, but a more pressing threat might lie with healthcare regulators like insurance providers and billing companies, the New York Times reported of a Science study March 21.
The passage of breast density notification legislation leads to improvements in ultrasound utilization and cancer detection, according to new findings published by the American Journal of Public Health.
More than a quarter-million people were recently affected by a ZOLL Medical data breach that exposed patient names, addresses, dates of birth, limited medical information and some Social Security numbers, the company announced.
Nearly half of CT scans ordered for patients presenting with dental infections are unnecessary, according to work published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, exposing patients to excess costs and physical risk where a more low-impact exam would have been sufficient.