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Virus exposes cracks in Brazil’s public health system

Virus exposes cracks in Brazil's public health system 1

Virus exposes cracks in Brazil’s public health system Virus exposes cracks in Brazil’s public health system Credit: CC0 Public Domain Brazil’s public health care system, considered among the world’s most advanced when it was launched, is being pushed to the brink by the coronavirus pandemic, which has exposed the impact …

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    COVID-19 exposes health inequities, underscores the need for more inclusivity in research

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    COVID-19 exposes health inequities, underscores the need for more inclusivity in research COVID-19 exposes health inequities, underscores the need for more inclusivity in research Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain As evidence mounts that COVID-19 disproportionately claims the lives of people from minority communities, particularly African Americans, researchers say it is time …

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      Coronavirus exposes ‘weaknesses’ in health systems: G20

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      Credit: CC0 Public Domain The coronavirus pandemic has exposed “systemic weaknesses” in global health systems, the G20 said Monday, but there was no mention of Washington’s contentious decision to halt World Health Organization funding. The statement came after health ministers from the 20 most advanced economies held a virtual meeting …

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        Clinical trial exposes deadly kidney cancer’s Achilles’ heel

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        The red dots represent the HIF-2 complex in kidney cancer cells (blue circles), formed when HIF-2α and HIF-1β proteins bind together. The pairings create a molecular switch, opening up communication channels and activating genes responsible for the creation of blood vessels, which cancer cells need to survive. The HIF-2 blocking …

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          Study exposes surprise billing by hospital physicians

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          Credit: CC0 Public Domain Patients with private health insurance face a serious risk of being treated and billed by an out-of-network doctor when they receive care at in-network hospitals, according to a new study by Yale researchers. Addressing the issue could reduce health spending by 3.4%—$40 billion annually, the researchers …

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