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March 1st 2024
In a post hoc analysis of the ACCT-2 study, a risk profile using simple hematologic parameters identified patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who benefited most from baricitinib treatment.
February 26th 2024
A new study found female teens and young adults were more likely to have an increased antidepressant dispensing rate during the pandemic than male peers.
February 19th 2024
A new study found non-hospitalized COVID-19 survivors from a Vietnam general population had a 76.1% prevalence of insomnia, with 22.8% of respondents with insomnia scoring for severe insomnia.
February 13th 2024
Telehealth appointments, patients who prefer speaking non-English, older adults, and patients on Medicaid had lower odds of having a depression screening during the early COVID-19 pandemic.
February 8th 2024
According to a new study, overall outpatient mental health care increased from 11.2% to 12.4% between 2018 and 2018. However, for individuals with serious psychological distress, the rate of care decreased from 46.5% to 40.4%.
Telehealth visits increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a peak in April 2020. About half of primary care visits were telehealth, but the percentage declined and stabilized to about 8% in late 2021.
Infants and toddlers during the COVID-19 pandemic are associated with a higher odd of positive ASQ:SE-2 screenings. The findings suggest the pandemic caused delays in children’s socio-emotional development.
After receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, the antibody titers of patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma were significantly reduced compared to patients with chronic hepatitis C patients.
An analysis of data from a NYC-based health system indicate more than 1 in 5 people hospitalized for COVID-19 and 1 in 10 nonhospitalized COVID-19 patients went on to develop persistent hypertension 6 months later.
A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital is offering insight into the antibody response achieved with each dose of mRNA vaccines among heart and lung transplant recipients relative to their healthy counterparts.
England saw a significant increase in severe psychological distress among adults over the past 3 years, highlighting the urgent need to address the growing mental health crisis and allocate sufficient resources to mental health services.
Adverse events were significantly more frequently reported by pregnant patients when compared with non-pregnant patients. However, no differences were observed when comparing pregnant patients with autoimmune disease and healthy controls.
The study revealed that healthcare workers with psychiatric disorders had slightly lower Anti-SARS-CoV-2-Spike IgG levels before their third COVID-19 vaccination, but this effect was mediated by age and body mass index.