Kym Johnson: I Would 'Love to Have More' Kids With Robert Herjavec

Time to add another baby to their brood? Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec told Us Weekly exclusively about their future family plans. “I would love to have more kids,” the Dancing With the Stars pro, 43, gushed to Us on Wednesday, may 6, while promoting Celebrity Watch Party. Her husband,…

Scientist examines the best ways to lift quarantine while saving lives

Sarah Cobey’s job is to visualize alternate universes. For example: What if, in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. JB Pritzker hadn’t ordered Illinois residents to stay at home? The University of Chicago epidemiologist is an expert in modeling the spread of infectious disease. As head of one…

Corona-crisis: patients trust the doctor and the pharmacist

More than half of trusts in the current Coronavirus pandemic health issues the advice of his pharmacist. In addition to the opinion of the physician, the local pharmacy is the most important source of information. The findings of a recent Online survey aponet.de . Topics Of Special Coronavirus More recent…

On the front lines: Tiffany Osborn

Critical care physician Tiffany Osborn, MD, a professor of surgery and of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, outlines what critical care looks like during the COVID-19 pandemic, what’s changed, and how she and her co-workers stay motivated. This video is part of a series…

Birth and pregnancy experts fail to deliver on contraception advice

Health care professionals who provide contraceptive services outside of general practice are unlikely to discuss long-acting reversible contraception such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) or implants for young women without children—despite their proven safety, effectiveness and convenience. A review published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing analysed the views of non-GP…

Risk for severe maternal morbidity varies across neighborhoods

Severe maternal morbidity (SMM) is higher for women in ZIP codes with the highest concentration of poor blacks relative to wealthy whites, which is partially attributable to the delivery hospital, according to a study published in the May issue of Health Affairs. Teresa Janevic, M.P.H., Ph.D., from the Icahn School…

Genetic scoring can identify more men at risk for aortic aneurysm

A new genetic risk score based on 29 mutations in the blood identified more men at increased risk for an abdominal aortic aneurysm and who could benefit from screening to detect it prior to rupture, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Vascular Discovery: From Genes to…

L-thyroxine does not improve subclinical hypothyroidism in those 65 or older

(HealthDay)—L-thyroxine does not improve hypothyroid symptoms or tiredness among older adults with subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) and high symptom burden, according to a study published online May 5 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Maria de Montmollin, M.D., from the Bern University Hospital in Switzerland, and colleagues examined whether L-thyroxine improves…