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Older Black adults with acute MI more likely to present with ‘geriatric' phenotype

10 days ago   |   By Healio

Among adults hospitalized with acute MI, Black patients presented with a more “geriatric” phenotype with more functional impairments than white patients despite being younger, researchers reported.
In an analysis of older adults hospitalized with acute MI, researchers also found that older Black patients had higher rates of 6-month mortality, which were attenuated after inclusion of functional impairments and other conditions associated with aging.
“In general, however, measures of physical and cognitive functional impairment are rarely included in studies of health disparities,”
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Paxlovid associated with decreased hospitalization among adults with COVID-19

Paxlovid associated with decreased hospitalization among adults with COVID-19

10 days ago   |   By Healio

New data published in an MMWR report showed that patients with COVID-19 given a prescription for Paxlovid had a lower rate of hospitalization.
“, an oral antiviral treatment, is authorized for adults with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 who are at increased risk for progression to severe illness,” Melisa M. Shah, MD, epidemic intelligence officer in CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, and colleagues wrote. “However, real-world evidence on the benefit of Paxlovid, according to vaccination status, age group, and underlying health
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