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Most Sudden Unexplained Infant Deaths Occur on Shared Surfaces

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- Almost 60 percent of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) occur on shared sleep surfaces, according to a study published online...

Higher Exercise Volume After Concussion Tied to Lower Symptom Burden

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- For children with concussion, higher cumulative moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (cMVPA) during the first and second weeks...

Prescription Opioids Linked to Increased Risk for Serious Fall Events

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- For adults of all ages, especially those aged 85 years or older, prescription opioids are associated with an increased risk for...

More Mental Health Problems Seen for Teens Bullied in Childhood

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- Youth who are bullied in childhood develop more internalizing, externalizing, and total mental health problems in late adolescence...

Amtagvi Approved by the FDA for Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- Amtagvi (lifileucel) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of advanced melanoma. Amtagvi...

American Stroke Association, Feb. 7-9

The annual International Stroke Conference of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association was held from Feb. 7 to 9 in Phoenix and drew...

Incidence of Autoimmune Disease Increased After Surgical Remission of Cushing

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- Patients achieving surgical remission of Cushing disease (CD) have a higher incidence of autoimmune disease compared with those with...

Hypertension, Diabetes in Pregnancy Tied to Offspring's Later Heart Health

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- Pregnant individuals with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) and/or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are more likely to...

10 Sickened by E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Raw Milk Cheese

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- An Escherichia coli outbreak has been tied to Raw Farm brand raw cheddar cheese, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

AAOS: Sports-Related Orthopedic Injuries in Seniors Projected to Grow 123 Percent by 2040

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- Sports-related injuries among older adults are expected to increase 123 percent between 2021 and 2040, according to a study presented...

AAOS: Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty Does Not Reduce Early Revision

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- Robotic assistance does not reduce the risk for two-year, all-cause revision or aseptic loosening in cementless total knee...

Single Dose of Zilebesiran Linked to Reduction in Systolic BP

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- A single dose of subcutaneous zilebesiran is associated with a reduction in systolic blood pressure (SBP), according to a study...

Recommendations Address Impact of Climate Change on Child Health

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- In a policy statement and accompanying technical report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online Feb. 20 in...

Sex-Specific Differences Seen in Link Between Exercise and All-Cause, CVD Death

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 -- Sex-specific differences are seen in the association between leisure-time physical activity and all-cause and cardiovascular death...

Expanded Use of Xolair to Treat Food Allergies Approved by the FDA

FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2024 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the use of the asthma drug Xolair (omalizumab) to help prevent anaphylactic...

AAOS: Pickleball-Related Fractures Up Significantly in Older Adults

FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2024 -- As pickleball has gained in popularity, associated fractures have skyrocketed 90-fold since 2002, according to a study presented at...

Preterm Birth Does Not Appear to Be Linked to Autism

FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2024 -- Preterm birth seems to not be significantly associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in childhood, according to a study...

Brain Cancer Risk Increased After Moderate/Severe, Penetrating TBI

FRIDAY, Feb. 16. 2024 -- Moderate/severe and penetrating traumatic brain injury (TBI) are associated with an increased risk for subsequent development of brain...

Patient-Performed Rapid Antigen Tests Reliable for COVID-19

FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2024 -- Patient-performed rapid antigen tests (RATs) are reliable for COVID-19, with comparable sensitivity and specificity to...

E-Cigarettes Boost Tobacco Use Abstinence With Smoking Cessation Counseling

FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2024 -- The addition of electronic cigarettes to standard smoking-cessation counseling results in greater abstinence from tobacco use among...

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