• Treatment for ischemic stroke differs by race, ethnicity, health insurance status

    25 days ago - By Healio

    Race, ethnicity and health insurance status all appeared to impact receipt of treatment for ischemic stroke among patients in California, Florida and New York, according to a retrospective analysis of more than 1 million hospitalizations.
    Researchers presented their findings during the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting, which is being held virtually.
    “We know that racial disparities both in thrombolysis and endovascular therapy vary across states and that low or no insurance status is associated with a lower likelihood for receiving these treatment interventions
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  • Shift-work causes negative impacts on health, affects men and women differently

    Shift-work causes negative impacts on health, affects men and women differently

    25 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Shift-work and irregular work schedules can cause several health-related issues and affect our defense against infection, according to new research.
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