COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of September 25, 2020
September 25, 2020

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 32 million. We summarize more of today's data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map.

Patients with T2D at Greater Risk for Vascular than Other Dementias
September 24, 2020

The association of vascular dementia with T2D is stronger than that of nonvascular or Alzheimer dementia, according to a study presented at EASD.

A New Definition for "Pain"
September 24, 2020

To redefine the word "pain," the IASP invited ethicists and philosophers to assist in the process. A one-time IASP taxonomy task force member highlights the process.

Pandemic-related “Sexual Distancing,” Declines in Testing Cause Drop in Reported STDs
September 24, 2020

Sexually distancing and declines in STD testing due to COVID-19 may have caused the recent decline in reported cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia in the US.

COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of September 24, 2020
September 24, 2020

US confirmed cases of COVID-19 number nearly 7 million; global recoveries have surpassed 22 million. We summarize more of today's data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map.

Nonpharmacologic Interventions to Prevent & Treat Hypertension At-a-Glance
September 23, 2020

Find out how effective each of 8 ACC/AHA-recommended non-drug interventions is at reducing BP (in mm Hg) in adults with hypertension and normal BP.

Bariatric Surgery: Clinician and Patient Barriers to the First Conversation
September 23, 2020

A clinical psychologist from the Mayo Clinic Bariatric Center in Jacksonville, FL, explains and corrects key misperceptions that inhibit open discussion of the therapy.

COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of September 23, 2020
September 23, 2020

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the US? How many people have been tested? Get your daily COVID-19 update here.

How Do Health Risks Improve After Weight Loss?
September 23, 2020

The health benefits of sustained weight loss for persons with obesity could be a valuable topic when a discussion is opened.

Why Not Talk About Bariatric Surgery: What makes patients and healthcare professionals hesitate?
September 22, 2020

Why wouldn't a person with severe obesity want to talk about bariatric surgery? Why wouldn't the patient's physician want to do it? Find the reasons for hesitation.