New research highlights the role and impact of integrated health systems in U.S.

Health care delivery in the United States is complex and often problematic—it is costly, short on quality, and inequitable. A team of researchers suggest one potential remedy may be found in integrated health systems, a type of organization that has grown significantly in recent years and often includes hospitals, doctors and others. According to the […]

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The gut microbiome in polycystic ovary syndrome and its association with metabolic traits

University of Tartu researchers and their collaborators from Finland and Spain investigated the relationship between the gut microbiome and polycystic ovary syndrome. Their study revealed that women with polycystic ovary syndrome in their late reproductive years have significant microbial changes in the gut related to their metabolic health. Polycystic ovary syndrome is a complex hormonal […]

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Study shows that active surveillance holds promise as a treatment option for low-risk thyroid cancer

Results from a new study co-led by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and the Department of Surgery at Kuma Hospital in Kobe, Japan show that active surveillance can be successfully implemented as a viable treatment option for patients with low-risk thyroid cancer. The study is the first to specifically analyze patient retention and […]

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