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Study: Poor hospital-home health communication puts patients at risk

More than half of Colorado home health care clinicians say they have received insufficient information from hospitals to guide patient management, according to a new statewide survey. In the survey of home health care nurses and staff, conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 60 percent of respondents indicated they had… Read More »

Poor sleep at night, more pain the next day

After one night of inadequate sleep, brain activity ramps up in pain-sensing regions while activity is scaled back in areas responsible for modulating how we perceive painful stimuli. This finding, published in JNeurosci, provides the first brain-based explanation for the well-established relationship between sleep and pain. In two studies — one in a sleep laboratory… Read More »

HIV infections among black gay men taking PrEP, probably due to poor adherence

Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States increased significantly between 2014 and 2017, according to research published in the 1 November edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The study also showed that PrEP was… Read More »