Affordable Care Act linked to decreased out-of-pocket spending for healthcare

1. In this analysis of healthcare spending survey data from a nationally represented sample, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was associated...

Viral respiratory infections associated with increased risk of acute myocardial infarction

1. In a self-controlled case series, patients were observed to have increased incidence of hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction (MI) within seven-days of...

Greater rates of mortality linked to infants at risk for maltreatment

Infants classified as very high risk for substantiated maltreatment had a higher relative risk of overall mortality, death through unintentional and inflicted injury, and...

Physician visual assessment of coronary stenosis severity overestimates quantitative coronary angiography

1. On average, in this cross-sectional study, physician visual assessment overestimated coronary stenosis severity as compared to quantitative coronary angiography. 2. There was wide variation...

No long-term neurodevelopmental effects of inhaled budesonide in preterm infants

1. Budesonide used for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely preterm infants showed no difference in rate of neurodevelopmental disability at two years compared...

School-based telemedicine enhances asthma management in children

1. A school-based telemedicine program with directly observed preventive therapy, when compared to enhanced usual care, led to more symptom-free days and fewer emergency...

Nonpowder gun-related pediatric eye injuries on the rise

1. Pediatric eye injuries related to nonpowder guns (BB, pellet guns, paintball, etc.) increased by over 150% during the study period, while the overall...

Herpes zoster subunit vaccine may be more cost-effective than live attenuated zoster vaccine

1. The new adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine was more efficacious and less expensive for all ages at the price of $280 per series...

Thrombectomy between 6 and 24 hours after acute stroke reduces disability: The DAWN trial

1. Thrombectomy performed between 6 and 24 hours after onset of acute stroke in patients with a mismatch between stroke symptoms and infarct volume...

Systemic atherosclerosis linked with intracranial atherosclerotic disease-related stroke and worse prognosis

1. In patients with stroke who had intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD), atherosclerotic disease in other vascular beds was more common including the aortic arch...
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