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Addressing inequity between metropolitan and regional acute stroke care requires attention to each component of regional workflow, according to the authors of a Perspective published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

About 56 000 strokes occur in Australia annually a...

Commercially insured children in the U.S. are seeing pediatricians less often than they did a decade ago, according to a new analysis led by a pediatrician-scientist at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

But whether that's good or b...

It's a quandary facing many busy emergency departments (EDs) across the country: how to treat young patients who require emergency care and a brief stay, while reserving limited inpatient beds for the most acute cases. In winter, when respiratory cases compound the ris...

In recent years, experts have focused on finding better ways to improve remotely delivered mental health care.

Now, virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.

Using VR for remote therapy involves conducting "face-to-face" sessions in a virtu...

Among patients with type 1 diabetes and suboptimal glycemic control, replacement of an intermediate face-to-face visit with a telemedicine session did not affect outcomes, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in Diabetes Care.

Maria S. Ruiz de Adana, M.D., Ph.D....

A virtual system for in-home physical therapy (PT) provides good outcomes for patients undergoing rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA)—with lower costs than traditional in-person PT, reports a study in the January 15, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone...

Preliminary findings from two analyses of an ongoing study suggest that cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia delivered by telemedicine is as effective as face-to-face delivery.

Results of a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial show that both delivery method...

January 14, 2020

Despite a growing need for mental health care for children and teens—including a rise in youth suicide—many areas of the United States lack any child psychiatrists, new research reports.

The study found that almost three-quarters of American counties don't have a single...

January 13, 2020

In a health care sector now awash with data and digital technologies, physicians are actively preparing for the transformation of patient care, according to the 2020 Health Trends Report published today by Stanford Medicine.

Stanford Medicine's 2020 Health Trends R...

January 8, 2020

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and affects up to 80% of children with ASD.

Several studies report a strong link between insomnia and the severity of ASD-related symptoms, including social impairment, communica...

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