Patients

Long COVID Seen in Patients With Severe and Mild Disease

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. People hospitalized with acute COVID-19 who…

2 weeks ago

Dying Patients With Rare Diseases Struggle to Get Experimental Therapies

At 15, Autumn Fuernisen is dying. She was diagnosed at age 11 with a rare degenerative brain disorder that has…

3 weeks ago

For pediatric patients with Crohn’s disease, factors associated with statural growth differ by sex

Growth impairment, a common complication of Crohn's disease in children, occurs more often in males than females, but the reasons…

4 weeks ago

94% of patients with cancer respond well to COVID-19 vaccines

SAN ANTONIO (June 30, 2021) -- In a U.S. and Swiss study, nearly all patients with cancer developed good immune…

1 month ago

Transgender Patients Deserve Better Medical Care

We must train providers to understand their unique needs in order to deliver affirming, compassionate treatmentPeople holding a giant trans…

1 month ago

The Pandemic Hurt Patients With Liver Disease in Many Ways

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the…

1 month ago

4 in 10 Nursing Home Patients on Medicare Likely Contracted COVID-19 in 2020: Report

A new report from the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that about 4…

1 month ago

Anticoagulation in patients hospitalized with COVID-19

What The Study Did: This study of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 examines the association of anticoagulation treatment with mortality rates.…

2 months ago

Patients with Class I Obesity Still Benefit from Weight-Loss Surgery

People with class I obesity, who are generally not eligible for bariatric surgery, saw gains from weight-loss surgery, a researcher…

2 months ago

Patients in Fresh Salmonella outbreak live in Two Western states; other areas may be affected

Patients in a new Salmonella Weltevreden outbreak live in Nevada and Arizona, but health officials say there may be people…

2 months ago