JAMA Internal Medicine; Asch DA, Sheils NE et. al.
Dec 23rd, 2020 - It is unknown how much the mortality of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) depends on the hospital that cares for them, and whether COVID-19 hospital mortality rates are improving. To identify variation in COVID-19 mortality rates and how those rates have changed...
Dec 23rd, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Mortality rates for inpatients with COVID-19 dropped significantly during the first 6 months of the pandemic, but outcomes depend on the hospital where patients receive care, new data show. Dr David Asch "[T]he c...
Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D'anes... Cavayas YA, Noël A et. al.
Sep 17th, 2020 - Montreal has been the epicentre of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Canada. Given the regional disparities in incidence and mortality in the general population, we aimed to describe local characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of critically ill COVID-19 patients in Montreal. A single-centre retrospective cohort of consecutive adu...
https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003533 10.1101/2020.04.23.20076042v1. 10.1097/TP.0000000000003406
Transplantation Mamode N, Ahmed Z et. al.
Nov 17th, 2020 - The risk of COVID-19 infection in transplant recipients (TRs) is unknown. Patients on dialysis may be exposed to greater risk of infection due to an inability to isolate. Consideration of these competing risks is important before restarting suspended transplant programs. This study compared outcomes in kidney and kidney/pancreas TRs with those on the waiting list, following admiss...
The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine; Karagiannidis C, Mostert C et. al.
Aug 1st, 2020 - Background Nationwide, unbiased, and unselected data of hospitalised patients with COVID-19 are scarce. Our aim was to provide a detailed account of case characteristics, resource use, and outcomes of hospitalised patients with COVID-19 in Germany, where the health-care system has not been overwhelmed by the pandemic. In this observ...
Obesity Research & Clinical Practice; Moriconi D, Masi S et. al.
Jun 15th, 2020 - On the last three months the new SARS-COV-2 coronavirus has created a pandemic, rapidly spreading all around the world. The aim of the study is to investigate whether obesity impacts on COVID-19 morbidity. One hundred consecutive patients with COVID-19 pneumonia admitted in our Medical Unit were evaluated. Anthropometric parameters and past medical hist...
Raul J Rosenthal
INTRODUCTION — Bariatric surgery has been recognized as the most effective long-term treatment modality for severe obesity. Among various bariatric procedures, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has rapidly gained popularity to become most frequently performed worldwide [1,2]. In the United States alone, 125,318 LSGs were performed in 2016, which accounted for 58 percent of all bariat...
The New England Journal of Medicine; Thomas SJ, Moreira ED et. al.
Sep 15th, 2021 - BNT162b2 is a lipid nanoparticle–formulated, nucleoside-modified RNA vaccine encoding a prefusion-stabilized, membrane-anchored severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) full-length spike protein. BNT162b2 is highly efficacious against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and is currently approved, conditionally approved, or authorized for emergency use worldwide. At the time ...
JAMA Internal Medicine; Jeffery MM, D'Onofrio G et. al.
Aug 4th, 2020 - As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spread throughout the US in the early months of 2020, acute care delivery changed to accommodate an influx of patients with a highly contagious infection about which little was known. To examine trends in emergency department (ED) visits and visits that led to hospitalizations covering a 4-month period leading up to and during the C...
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed an unprecedented burden on healthcare systems across the globe. In efforts to mitigate transmission and spread of the virus, social distancing, closure of public spaces, and quarantines have been implemented across the country. Despite the unfolding pandemic, other diseases require treatment, and will through what could be months...
Human Genomics; Novelli G, Biancolella M et. al.
Dec 29th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping the world and will feature prominently in all our lives for months and most likely for years to come. We review here the current state 6 months into the declared pandemic. Specifically, we examine the role of the pathogen, the host and the environment along with the possible role of diabetes. We also firmly belie...
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Canto E Castro L, Pereira AHG et. al.
Aug 27th, 2021 - In September 2020, we tested 13,398 persons in Portugal for antibodies against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 by using a quota sample stratified by age and population density. We found a seroprevalence of 2.2%, 3-4 times larger than the official number of cases at the end of the first wave of the pandemic.
Diabetic Medicine : a Journal of the British Diabetic Ass... Joensen LE, Steenberg JL et. al.
Jul 31st, 2021 - To investigate and characterise general and diabetes-specific worries related to COVID-19 among people with diabetes in Denmark during the first 3 months of the pandemic. In a longitudinal study from March to June 2020, six online questionnaires (Q1-Q6) were distributed to 2430 adult members of two diabetes panels. Worries related to COVID-19 were measu...
Nature Medicine; Sargent J
Feb 6th, 2021 - COVID-19 survivors at 6 months.|2021|Sargent J,|
Washington Post; Bernstein L
Sep 25th, 2020 - As the United States’ covid-19 death toll moves relentlessly beyond 200,000, data shows that only about 100 children and teenagers have died of the disease, a fatality rate that is drawing wonder from clinicians and increasing interest among researchers hoping to understand why.
Diabetes Care; Gregg EW, Sophiea MK et. al.
Jul 11th, 2021 - Eighteen months into the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (coronavirus disease 2019 [COVID-19]) pandemic, epidemiologic studies indicate that diabetes is a central contributor to severe COVID-19 morbidity, and, conversely, COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the population with diabetes. In this lite...
MCN. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing; Mollard E, Kupzyk K
Sep 25th, 2021 - Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe birth satisfaction in women who gave birth in U.S. hospitals during the earliest months of the COVID-19 pandemic (March-July 2020).Study Design and Methods: A cross-sectional survey of 747 postpartum women who gave birth in the United States during the early COVID-19 pandemic was conducted. Parti...
The New England Journal of Medicine; Thomas SJ, Moreira ED et. al.
Sep 16th, 2021 - BNT162b2 is a lipid nanoparticle-formulated, nucleoside-modified RNA vaccine encoding a prefusion-stabilized, membrane-anchored severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) full-length spike protein. BNT162b2 is highly efficacious against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and is currently approved, conditionally approved, or authorized for em...
Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Sprague BL, Lowry KP et. al.
Mar 30th, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic led to a near-total cessation of mammography services in the United States in mid-March 2020. It is unclear if screening and diagnostic mammography volumes have recovered to prepandemic levels and whether use has varied by women's characteristics. We collected data on 461 083 screening mammograms and 112 207 diagnostic mammograms conducted during...
American Journal of Public Health; Roberts SCM, Berglas NF et. al.
Jun 30th, 2021 - Objectives. To examine changes in abortions in Louisiana before and after the COVID-19 pandemic onset and assess whether variations in abortion service availability during this time might explain observed changes. Methods. We collected monthly service data from abortion clinics in Louisiana and neighboring states among Louisiana residents (January 2018‒May 2020) and assessed changes in abortion...