• Q&A With Long COVID Patient, Researcher: Treatments Lagging

    1 day ago - By Medscape

    The co-author of a new study on long COVID is also a long COVID patient. She shares her story as a patient and of her work to study its origins, what we know, and what we need to do.
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  • Hysterectomy rate changes correspond with start of COVID-19 pandemic

    Hysterectomy rate changes correspond with start of COVID-19 pandemic

    1 day ago - By Healio

    The rate of hysterectomy was lower in 2020 compared with 2019, with the greatest decrease corresponding with the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic from March to May, according to findings published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
    “As the pandemic evolved, many people delayed or avoided non-COVID-19-related health care due to both fear of exposure to COVID-19 and the reduced availability of resources for medical care for non-COVID-19-related conditions,” Jordan Emont, MD, MPH, an OB/GYN resident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and colleagues wrote. “To date, there have been
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  • NCI-funded centers study new ways to apply telehealth across cancer care

    NCI-funded centers study new ways to apply telehealth across cancer care

    1 day ago - By Healio

    Nearly 3 years after the COVID-19 pandemic propelled telehealth from the fringes of cancer care to the mainstream, research into the use of this technology across oncology remains limited.
    “When the pandemic hit, we watched all of health care flip overnight into using telehealth,” Robin C. Vanderpool, DrPH, chief of the health communication and informatics research branch in the division of cancer control and population sciences at NCI, told Healio | HemOnc Today. “The pandemic really changed the way we deliver cancer-related care.”
    Now, with the initial urgency of the
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  • The efficacy of clarithromycin versus levofoxacin-based regimens for H.pylori treatment in naïve patients after the COVID-19 pandemic misuse of antibiotics

    1 day ago - By News Medical

    Researchers explored the eradication rates of Helicobacter pylori utilizing levofloxacin and clarithromycin-based regimens in patients with prior COVID-19 therapy.
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