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.
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 […]
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.
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.