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‘This is something new’: Syndrome associated with COVID-19 sickens more kids

May 15, 2020
As of Thursday, New York said it was investigating 110 cases and three deaths among children experiencing a syndrome that has features similar to…
Meeting News

New study questions fasting before cardiac catheterization

May 15, 2020
A single-center study reported at the virtual Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions showed no significant…

Communities of color experience higher rates of COVID-19-related hospitalizations, deaths

May 15, 2020
COVID-19 has had a “disparate impact” on members of the black and Hispanic/Latinx communities in the United States, according to data…
Meeting News

Bacterial contaminants found in Juul vaping products

May 15, 2020
Researchers have found that Juul e-cigarette products, particularly tobacco- and menthol-flavored vaping liquids, may be contaminated with microbial…
In the Journals

Higher plasma endothelin-1 levels linked to increased mortality in patients on hemodialysis

May 15, 2020
Patients on maintenance hemodialysis who had higher levels of plasma endothelin-1 had an increased risk for mortality and hospitalization, according…
In the Journals

Patients admitted to ED for drug overdose at increased risk for suicide

May 15, 2020
Patients admitted to EDs for nonfatal opioid or sedative/hypnotic drug overdose had “exceptionally high” risks for death due to suicide…
In the Journals

Researchers report outcome predictors of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for MDD

May 15, 2020
Measures of depression symptom severity, employment status and refractoriness appeared to predict outcomes of repetitive transcranial magnetic…
In the JournalsPerspective

Short sleep duration may increase risk for asthma attacks

May 15, 2020
Patients with asthma who sleep 5 hours or less per night may be at an increased risk for asthma attacks compared with those who sleep 6 to 8 hours…
In the Journals

Universal screening reveals ‘striking’ HCV antibody prevalence in people born after 1965

May 15, 2020
Universal hepatitis C virus screening in EDs with the ability to opt out showed that nearly half of infections were identified in people born after…
FDA News

FDA issues warning letters to breast implant manufacturers

May 15, 2020
The FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers the agency contends have failed to comply with regulatory requirements. The agency…
FDA News

FDA approves Pomalyst as first new Kaposi sarcoma treatment in 20 years

May 15, 2020
The FDA granted accelerated approval to pomalidomide for treatment of two forms of Kaposi sarcoma. The approval applies to use of pomalidomide…
In the Journals

AKI common in patients with COVID-19, most frequent among those with respiratory failure

May 15, 2020
A study of patients admitted to New York hospitals with COVID-19 found acute kidney injury was common. Findings also suggested AKI developed in early…
Meeting News

Foveal capillary perfusion density decreases in DME patients treated with aflibercept

May 15, 2020
Even when switched to a 2-month intravitreal injection regimen of aflibercept, patients with resolved diabetic macular edema continued to experience…
In the JournalsPerspective

MGD leads to different dry eye symptoms after cataract surgery

May 15, 2020
An investigation into dry eye symptoms after cataract surgery in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction showed different changes to the ocular…
Meeting News

Adolescent marijuana use linked to increased time to union after fracture surgery

May 15, 2020
Marijuana use resulted in increased time to union in surgically treated pediatric patients with fractures, according to an orthopedic surgeon who…
In the JournalsPerspective

Lateral position of tibial tuberosity correlates to maximum medial patellofemoral ligament graft tension

May 15, 2020
Tension within a medial patellofemoral ligament graft increases with the lateral position of the tibial tuberosity, leading to better graft function…
In the Journals

Suicide risk higher within 1 year of brain cancer diagnosis

May 15, 2020
Risk for suicide appeared higher among individuals within the first year of a brain cancer diagnosis compared with the general population, according…
In the Journals

Black women had poorer physical function before, after TKA vs white women

May 15, 2020
During the decades before and after total knee arthroplasty, published results showed black women had significantly poorer physical function compared…
In the JournalsPerspective

High endogenous testosterone levels contribute to type 2 diabetes risk among young, healthy women

May 15, 2020
High plasma levels of endogenous total and circulating free testosterone are associated with a two- to sevenfold increased risk for developing type 2…
In the Journals

Shorter hypofractionated radiotherapy regimen safe, effective in early-stage breast cancer

May 15, 2020
Adjuvant radiotherapy delivered in five fractions over 1 week appeared to be as effective as the standard 15-fraction, 3-week regimen following…