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Better healthcare management can reduce the risk of delirium among older adults

Fitness & Health: Elderly patients with neurological conditions are significantly more likely to develop delirium shortly after they are hospitalised.…

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Child mental health services lacking in high-income countries: SFU study finds

Fitness & Health: Most children with a mental health disorder are not receiving services to address their needs–according to a…

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Longer stays in refugee camps increase cases of acute mental illness

Fitness & Health: A new quantitative study suggests people seeking asylum are more likely to experience mental health deterioration as…

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Antibiotic prescriptions for kids plummet during pandemic

Fitness & Health: ANN ARBOR, Mich. – As children made fewer visits to health facilities and engaged in social distancing…

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Preparing for the next pandemic: Harmonize vaccinations in Canada

Fitness & Health: To prepare for the next pandemic and provide a coordinated approach to vaccination across the country, Canada…

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Disparities in outpatient visit rates

Fitness & Health: What The Study Did: Researchers examined racial/ethnic disparities in outpatient visit rates to 29 physician specialties in…

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Novel autoantibody adds fuel to COVID-19 ‘firestorm’ of inflammation, blood clots

Fitness & Health: Researchers at Michigan Medicine have discovered yet another functional autoantibody in COVID-19 patients that contributes to the…

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Exploring gap between excess mortality, COVID-19 deaths in 67 countries

Fitness & Health: What The Study Did: National health care systems have different capacities to correctly identify people who died…

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From birth control to mammograms, many women missed out on preventive care for all of 2020

Fitness & Health: The COVID-19 pandemic knocked many women off schedule for important health appointments, a new study finds, and…

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Outcomes of patients treated by female vs male physicians

Fitness & Health: What The Study Did: Researchers investigated whether death, other hospital outcomes and processes of care differed between…

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