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‘Better Than the Hospital’: Pandemic Boosts Care for Serious Illnesses at Home

Late last year, Janet Yetenekian was one of the thousands of people in Southern California whose case of covid-19 was serious enough to send her to the hospital. But Yetenekian’s recovery was not typical: She received hospital-level care in her own home in Glendale. “It was even better than the hospital,” Yetenekian said, laughing. “They… Read More »

Severe Covid Is More Often Fatal in Africa Than in Other Regions

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Severe Covid Is More Often Fatal in Africa Than in Other Regions Inadequate treatment for critically ill patients contributed to higher death rates in Africa, compared to other parts of the world, a study found. Treating a Covid patient in Mekele, Ethiopia,… Read More »

White Fungus Causes, Prevention, and Treatment: Signs and Symptoms of the Infection That Is Said to Be More Dangerous than Black Fungus

As the COVID-19 pandemic prevails and people continue to battle Black Fungus (mucormycosis) simultaneously, it’s now White Fungus that is making health experts worry. There has been chaos due to four patients being found in a hospital in Patna, Bihar having White Fungus. This disease is considered deadlier than black fungus. Among the patients infected… Read More »

Injectable HIV therapy would have to cost less than $131 a year to be cost-effective in Africa

A cost-effectiveness analysis has found that injectable, long-lasting antiretroviral therapy (ART) would need to cost no more than $ 131 a year in order to be cost-effective if used for patients who are not fully virally suppressed in lower-income settings in regions like sub-Saharan Africa. The analysis found that injectable cabotegravir/rilpivirine would only reach the… Read More »

Twins peak with more born than ever before

Twinning rates in Europe, North America and Oceanic countries have been catching up – and the increasing use of medically assisted reproduction since the 1970s – for example IVF, ICSI, artificial insemination and ovarian stimulation – have been the main reason. BBC News – Health

More than 200 days in, COVID-19 is taking a psychological toll, and that’s entirely normal

Article content continued University of Regina psychology professor Dr. Gordon Asmundson: “The psychological footprint of the pandemic is likely as big, if not bigger, than the medical footprint.” Photo by Brandon Harder/Postmedia/File Psychotherapy, now more accessible than ever via virtual care, can help people cope with abnormal stressors, Frances says. What he doesn’t support is… Read More »

In the Past Ten Years, Workers’ Health Insurance Premiums Have Grown Much Faster Than Wages

For a worker in the U.S. who benefits from health insurance at the workplace, the annual family premium will average $ 21,342 this year, according to the 2020 Employer Health Benefits Survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The first chart illustrates the growth of the premium shares split by employer and employee contributions. Over ten… Read More »