Tag Archives: Finds

Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Human papillomavirus (HPV) is easily transmitted during sex, but it is unlikely to be passed by the hands, Canadian researchers report. The virus, which infects the skin and genitals, is a cause of several types of cancer in both men and women, including cervical cancer, as well as… Read More »

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds huge study

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds study of more than 200,000 people Surgeons have been unable to tell patients the procedure’s long-term success Many procedures are repeated due to infection or wear and tear, costing money  Study found 80% of knee and 60% of hip replacements last… Read More »

EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »