Tag Archives: Outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are late, with serious impact on health outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are among people whose immune systems have already been seriously weakened by HIV, an international team of investigators report in BMC Infectious Diseases. Just under half a million people, half of them in Russia, are estimated to have received a late HIV diagnosis between 2010 and 2016. Late… Read More »

As pivotal ACA case heads to Supreme Court, potential outcomes are many

With the presidential election still hanging in the balance, all eyes are on the U.S. Supreme Court and whether the justices will overturn the landmark Affordable Care Act. Still, legal experts say there are a number of possible outcomes for the final ruling and it’s not a choice between simply two results.  “I think about it… Read More »

Global COVID-19 registry finds strokes associated with COVID-19 are more severe, have worse outcomes and higher mortality

Acute ischemic strokes (AIS) associated with COVID-19 are more severe, lead to worse functional outcomes and are associated with higher mortality , according to new research published yesterday in Stroke, a journal of the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association. In “Characteristics and Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19 and Acute Ischemic… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Anorexia Nervosa

Current research on pregnancy outcomes in women with anorexia nervosa has yielded conflicting results. While some studies report an increased risk of cesarean delivery, miscarriage, preterm birth, and small?for?gestational age birth in this population, others find no association. Many of the studies are limited by small sample sixe and do not account for severity of… Read More »