Tag Archives: More

GenderSci Lab finds more than biology influences COVID risk

More men than women are dying of COVID-19. Some scientists think sex-specific hormones explain this difference, but researchers at Harvard say we need to look closely at how biology and social context affect health in people of all genders. To do that, the Harvard GenderSci Lab created the US Gender/Sex COVID-19 Data Tracker. Sarah Richardson,… Read More »

COVID-19 caused hospital ED visits to dive more than 40%

Dive Brief: Hospital emergency department visits dropped precipitously during the first weeks of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Visit rates fell between 41.5% and 63.5% across the hospitals studied, according to research published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. Meanwhile, hospital admission rates from the ED rose as much as nearly… Read More »

Britain records 17 more coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll

Department of Health WITHDRAWS official UK Coronavirus daily death toll of 114 after it emerges nobody in England is ever counted as cured Department of Health figures show 82 Britons are now succumbing to the life-threatening infection each day The seven-day average was 74 last Friday. More than 1,000 people died each day during the peak… Read More »

To revamp ‘antiquated’ EHR system, VA needs more specialty docs involved, GAO says

Dive Brief: The Government Accountability Office in a new report said the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs could be more inclusive as it makes efforts to revamp its “antiquated” electronic health records system, in particular when handling stakeholder input on how its system should be deployed and operated. Of particular concern is that workshops held… Read More »