Incidence and risk factors of medical complications and direct medical costs after osteoporotic fracture among patients in China

ConclusionsOsteoporotic fractures led to amount of medical complications, which significantly increased patients ’ economic burden. Complications correlate to various factors such as patients’ disease history.
Source: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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Publication date: 6 June 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 246, Issue 3285Author(s): Jessica Hamzelou
Source: New Scientist - Category: Science Source Type: research
Authors: Saito I PMID: 32493882 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Atheroscler Thromb Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Although statistical significance was not reached, the efficacy of prasugrel was potentially different between stroke subtypes, warranting further studies. PMID: 32493881 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Atheroscler Thromb Source Type: research
Conclusion: Direct compression of ICA is rare complication of pituitary apoplexy, which caused cerebral ischemia. Conventional angiography should be necessary for accurate diagnosis and prompt surgical decompression should be the treatment of choice. PMID: 32494388 [PubMed]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: Pharmacological ResearchAuthor(s): Ying Huang, Changming Xie, Xiaoke Chen, Qianhui Hong, Hui Huang
Source: Pharmacological Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: Journal of EthnopharmacologyAuthor(s): Ya-Ping Wang, Xiu-Qiong Fu, Cheng-Le Yin, Ji-Yao Chou, Yu-Xi Liu, Jing-Xuan Bai, Ying-Jie Chen, Ying Wu, Jia-Ying Wu, Xiao-Qi Wang, Bin Liu, Zhi-Ling Yu
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
China is giving its highest level of protection to the armadillo-like pangolin as part of its crackdown on the wildlife trade following the global coronavirus pandemic
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
China recorded three new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus as of the end of Friday, down from five the day before, the national health authority reported.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Authors: Zhang J, Liu XL, So M, Reder LM Abstract High-complexity stimuli are thought to place extra demands on working memory when processing and manipulating such stimuli; however, operational definitions of complexity are not well established, nor are the measures that would demonstrate such effects. Here, we argue that complexity is a relative quantity that is affected by preexisting experience. Experiment 1 compared cued-recall performance for Chinese and English speakers when the stimuli involved Chinese features that varied in the number of strokes or involved Ethiopic features unfamiliar to both groups. Chi...
Source: Memory and Cognition - Category: Neuroscience Tags: Mem Cognit Source Type: research
This study used nationally representative data from demographic and health surveys (DHS) in Namibia, Kenya and Sierra Leone. A direct sisterhood method was used to estimate pregnancy-related deaths based on 7 years of recollection. Findings of the study reveal that death during the antenatal period was the commonest time of death in mothers aged 15-19, while death during delivery and two months after delivery were the leading causes of death for mothers aged 20-24. Pregnancy-related deaths were more prevalent among women with no schooling or primary education than their counterparts with secondary and higher education.Impa...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
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