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Antidepressants in Pregnancy Do Not Affect Child Neurodevelopment

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- Antidepressant use in pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders in children, according to a...

Topical Antibiotics Shorten Duration of Conjunctival Symptoms

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- For children with acute infective conjunctivitis, topical antibiotics are associated with a shorter duration of conjunctival symptoms...

Suicide Risk Up for Some Patients Diagnosed With Dementia

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- Specific subgroups of patients diagnosed with dementia may have an increased risk for suicide, including those diagnosed before age 65...

Air Pollution Tied to Stroke and Trajectories After

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- Ambient air pollution is associated with the progression of stroke, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in Neurology. Fei...

Bariatric Surgery May Raise Risk for New-Onset Epilepsy

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- Patients with a history of bariatric surgery may have an increased risk for developing epilepsy, according to a study published online...

Pirfenidone Promising for RA-Linked Interstitial Lung Disease

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- Pirfenidone may slow the rate of decline of forced vital capacity (FVC) among patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated...

Use of Living-Donor Liver Transplantation Low in U.S., U.K., Canada

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- Utilization of living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is low in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, but long-term...

Apremilast May Offer Cardiometabolic Benefit in Psoriasis Patients

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- For patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis, apremilast appears to have a neutral association with aortic vascular inflammation...

Rituximab Studied as Add-On Therapy for New-Onset Myasthenia Gravis

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- A single infusion of rituximab early after the onset of generalized myasthenia gravis improves outcomes at 16 weeks, according to a...

Infections Reported After Single Dose of Monkeypox Vaccine

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- Most cases of monkeypox that occur after vaccination with the modified Vaccinia Ankara-Bavarian Nordic vaccine (MVA-BN) occur within...

Drinking Coffee May Reduce Incident CVD, Mortality Risks

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- Intake of all types of coffee is associated with reduced incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality, according to a study...

Certain Meds Not Cost-Effective for First-Line Therapy of T2DM

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGTL2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP1) receptor agonists are effective as first-line...

Prevalence of Obesity Varies Among Asian American Subgroups

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- There is considerable heterogeneity in the prevalence of obesity among different Asian American subgroups in the United States...

Research & Development Investments Do Not Explain Drug Price Variation

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- For a sample of 60 drugs, research and development investments do not explain the variation in list prices, according to a study...

Listeria Outbreak Tied to Soft Cheeses Sold at Albertsons, Whole Foods

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- U.S. health officials have warned that numerous brands of brie and camembert cheese may contain Listeria. Old Europe Cheese Inc. has...

Nifedipine ER Helps Control BP in Severe Preeclampsia

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- For individuals with preeclampsia with severe features, extended-release nifedipine reduces the receipt of intrapartum acute...

Surgical Margins Tied to Recurrence in Early Invasive Breast Cancer

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- For early-stage invasive breast cancer, involved or close pathological margins after breast-conserving surgery are associated with an...

Models Predicting Complications of Hysterectomy Developed

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- Models have been developed and validated for predicting major complications of laparoscopic or abdominal hysterectomy for benign...

Warning Labels on High-Powered Magnets Unlikely to Prevent Child Injuries

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- Parents of children with high-powered magnet exposures often do not know if warning labels were present, or they report not reading...

Folic Acid May Help Reduce Suicide Attempts

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- Folic acid seems to be beneficial for reducing the rate of suicide attempts, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in JAMA...

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