Well being Highlights: Dec. 13, 2021 – Client Well being Information

First practical studies on the effectiveness of the vaccine against Omicron. The ability of two-dose Covid-19 vaccines to protect against symptomatic infection from the Omicron variant is clearly inadequate, according to British research, but a booster dose offers significant protection. Continue reading

Despite the rule, many hospitals do not post prices online. More than half of US hospitals have yet to meet the latest regulations, so many Americans are still prone to surprise medical bills, new research shows. Continue reading

The gender of the surgeon and the patient can play a role in the results. In a new study, women who underwent frequent surgeries with male surgeons were 15% more likely to die, develop a serious complication, and / or be hospitalized again within 30 days. Continue reading

Mom’s scent could be the key to bond with the baby. A new study of t-shirts for new mothers showed that a mother’s scent, even when she wasn’t around, was a big contributor to the baby’s calming. Continue reading

A new treatment option for severe asthma in children. One clinical study found that the injected monoclonal antibody drug dupilumab significantly reduced the likelihood of severe asthma attacks in children and improved lung function. Continue reading

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