Study authors assessed the effectiveness and safety of DOACs compared with warfarin in patients with valvular atrial fibrillation.
Hemopexin was an effective biomarker protein capable of diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and differentiating COPD from asthma.
Extending the age limit for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination up to 45 years may not be cost-effective in the United States.
Walgreens was not following US government guidance on when to give second doses of COVID-19 vaccines but will start doing so after hearing from the CDC.
Individuals previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 infection have antibody responses to one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccine that are comparable to those of infection-naive individuals receiving two doses.
Patients with hypoparathyroidism are at increased risk of soft tissue calcification, including calcification of the basal ganglia in the brain. In this study, Mayo Clinic researchers explore the prevalence of basal ganglia calcification in patients with hypoparathyroidism.
Risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy can reduce the risk of ovarian cancer for BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers, but the surgery leads to early menopause. Little is known how undergoing the surgery will affect cognition in women who undergo the procedure. In this featured study, researchers share new findings.
HFA-PEFF and H2FPEF scores are reliable tools for diagnosis of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF); however, using HFpEF scores for prognosis should be further examined in larger, rigorously phenotyped populations.
Although there has been a recent shift away from femoral cannulation, these study results demonstrated that it is a safe and effective procedure for aortic dissection repair and provides excellent outcomes for establishing cardiopulmonary bypass.
For patients with COVID-19 pneumonia, rates of mortality and 30-day readmission are low with discharge on home oxygen.
An estimated 37,300 to 43,000 children have lost a parent to COVID-19.