People who have parents or siblings with dementia have a 72% greater risk of developing dementia themselves—but there are six lifestyle factors that can curb overall dementia risk by about half, according to a new study in Circulation.
As the United States hits a turning point in the Covid-19 pandemic, families who've recently lost a loved one to the coronavirus are experiencing a distinct kind of grief, mourning even as "so many others are celebrating newfound freedom"—and giving rise to "thorny" new questions about vaccinations, Sarah Mervosh writes for the New York Times.
Moderna on Tuesday filed for full FDA approval of its Covid-19 vaccine, and it announced a new deal with Thermo Fisher Scientific to ramp up its vaccine manufacturing capacity. Here's what Moderna's moves mean for the future of the U.S. vaccination effort.
As Covid-19 begins to slow down in the United States, the health care world is starting to refocus on some of the issues that permeated the space before the pandemic. Advisory Board's Rob Lazerow and Heather Bell sat down with Radio Advisory's Rachel Woods to talk about how three new policies—hospital price transparency, payer price transparency, and surprise billing—will affect the health care industry.
Read a lightly edited excerpt from the interview below and download the episode for the full conversation.
JAMA Editor-in-Chief Edward Bauchner on Tuesday announced he would step down from his role after an editor at the journal during a podcast questioned the existence of structural racism, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Illinois, and New York.