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  • Older Black Men Have Higher Mortality After Elective Surgery March 28, 2023
    Black men in the US have a higher mortality rate after surgery than Black women as well as White women and men, based on the outcomes of more than 1.8 million Black and White patients aged 65 years or older who were covered by Medicare.
  • Fewer MRIs to Monitor Small Incidental Pituitary Tumors Might Be Safe March 28, 2023
    The majority of pituitary microadenomas—tumors in the pituitary gland that measure less than 10 mm—either remained the same or decreased in size over time, according to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results from 177 patients during a study period spanning 2003 to 2021. Of the 28% of pituitary microadenomas that increased in size, their rate of […]
  • Ultrasound Treatment Improved Parkinson Disease Symptoms March 28, 2023
    Minimally invasive ultrasound therapy that destroys one side of the globus pallidus, a brain structure that helps control voluntary movement, improved motor function and reduced involuntary movement among people with Parkinson disease, according to data from 94 participants in a randomized clinical trial.
  • CDC Report Documents Disparities in Mental Health–Related ED Visits March 28, 2023
    As the number of people with mental health disorders climbed, racial and ethnic disparities continued to underlie who received care for their conditions and where, according to a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics.