COVID Transmission in Households; Prostate Cancer in Black Men: It’s TTHealthWatch!

Adella Miesner

TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, look at the top medical stories of the week. A transcript of the podcast is below the summary.

This week’s topics include household transmission of COVID, monoclonal antibodies for treatment of COVID, kindergarten preparedness

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Low fitness linked to higher depression and anxiety risk

Adella Miesner

People with low aerobic and muscular fitness are nearly twice as likely to experience depression, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.

Low fitness levels also predicted a 60% greater chance of anxiety, over a seven-year follow-up, according to the findings published in BMC Medicine.

Lead author, PhD student Aaron Kandola (UCL Psychiatry) said: “Here we have provided further evidence of a relationship between physical and mental health,

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Global Medicine Cabinets Market 2020-2024: Size, Share, Emerging Trends, Demand, Revenue and Forecasts Research

Adella Miesner

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Nov 04, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
The report outlines the competitive framework of the Medicine Cabinets Market” industry detailing the SWOT analysis and Medicine Cabinets market share dominance of the prominent players. Global Medicine Cabinets Market Report has released a new research Analysis and forecast 2019-2024 comprehensive of one or more factors covering regional opportunities, application … Read More

When the Hospital Is Cheaper Without Insurance

Adella Miesner

Could it be? A local company has evidence that health insurance discounts with hospitals aren’t as valuable as insurance companies would like consumers to believe. CEO Richard Stephenson and REDU Health have found that the hospital’s cash discount rates are often less than what one would pay through their insurance. 

When patients have to head to the hospital and need to pay the bill, most have no idea how much

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