Sleep medications increase the risk of dementia in whites, study shows
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 What are the existing support models for caregivers and patients with long COVID?What are the existing support models for caregivers and patients with long COVID?
 
Researchers presented existing data on support models for the post-COVID-19 condition or long COVID patients and their caretakers.
 
 
 Sleep medications increase the risk of dementia in whites, study showsSleep medications increase the risk of dementia in whites, study shows
 
A new study shows that sleep medications increase the risk of dementia in whites. But the type and quantity of the medication may be factors in explaining the higher risk.
 
   Mexican American stroke survivors more likely to use less intensive forms of rehabilitation than non-Hispanic patientsMexican American stroke survivors more likely to use less intensive forms of rehabilitation than non-Hispanic patients
 
Mexican American stroke survivors in a South Texas study, were more likely to use less intensive forms of rehabilitation services than their non-Hispanic white peers, and nearly one-third of all the stroke survivors did not receive any rehabilitation within 90 days of their stroke, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2023.
 
   Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: The leading cause of pregnancy-associated heart attacksSpontaneous coronary artery dissection: The leading cause of pregnancy-associated heart attacks
 
Despite increased awareness over the past decades, only about half (56%) of women recognize that heart disease is their No. 1 killer. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, accounting for 1 in every 5 female deaths.
 
   New research examines how COVID-19 affects immune-compromised peopleNew research examines how COVID-19 affects immune-compromised people
 
Researchers evaluate outcomes in immunocompromised patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
 
 California author uses dark humor — and a bear — to highlight flawed health system
 
California author uses dark humor — and a bear — to highlight flawed health systemMother-to-be Kathleen Founds made a routine doctor's appointment to discuss the risks of antidepressants in pregnancy.
 
 
 What is the effect of sex on the clinical characteristics and prognosis of COVID-19 patients?
 
What is the effect of sex on the clinical characteristics and prognosis of COVID-19 patients?Researchers evaluated COVID-19 management based on sex differences.
 
 
 Decision guide provides specific guidelines for swallowing care after extubation
 
Decision guide provides specific guidelines for swallowing care after extubationA multidisciplinary group at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina, developed a decision guide to provide healthcare teams with specific guidelines for swallowing care after extubation.
 
 
 As long-term care staffing crisis worsens, immigrants can bridge the gaps
 
As long-term care staffing crisis worsens, immigrants can bridge the gapsWhen Margarette Nerette arrived in the United States from Haiti, she sought safety and a new start.
 
 
 Presence of academic medical centers linked to better outcomes for patients treated at nearby community hospitals
 
Presence of academic medical centers linked to better outcomes for patients treated at nearby community hospitalsAn academic medical center (AMC), sometimes called a teaching hospital, is a hospital that is integrated with a medical school and that serves as the principal site for the education of medical students and trainees.
 
 
 Genomic study helps retrace origin and spread of Shigellosis outbreak in Seattle
 
Genomic study helps retrace origin and spread of Shigellosis outbreak in SeattleA genomic study of a sustained, multidrug-resistant Shigellosis outbreak in Seattle enabled scientists to retrace its origin and spread.