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New study finds rural patients do as well after weight loss surgery as urban patients

Given the known barriers to weight loss and weight maintenance in rural areas, this is good news for rural patients considering the surgery.

Researchers use AI to develop precision dosing for treatment aimed at preventing dementia

Using AI technology, UF researchers will determine precision dosing for a new treatment designed to prevent dementia in older adults.

Patients with severe COVID-19 twice as likely to require future hospitalizations for other illnesses

Researchers found patients who recovered from severe COVID-19 had more than twice the risk of being hospitalized again for an issue such as heart attack, stroke, pneumonia or pulmonary embolism.

Experts outline global operational and research path to address emerging COVID-19 viral variants

Dr. Ira Longini and other WHO researchers offer guidance on approaches to track, understand and mitigate COVID-19 virus variants.