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CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Rise

November 14, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. 252 patients currently under investigation for AFM, an increase of 33 patients since last week Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

2017 Hepatitis A Outbreaks Tied to Drug Use, Homelessness

November 14, 2018 57 percent of patients with outbreak-associated hepatitis A reported drug use, homelessness, or both

Short Interpregnancy Intervals Tied to Adverse Outcome Risk

November 14, 2018 Six-month interval associated with greater risk than 18-month interval for women of any age

Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout

November 14, 2018 Risk for gouty flares increased with use of thiazide diuretics, excessive alcohol intake

Molecular Subtypes Linked to Outcomes in Acute Kidney Injury

November 14, 2018 Two molecular sub-phenotypes perform differently in response to vasopressin therapy

USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use

November 13, 2018 Recommendation applies to all adults, including pregnant women; insufficient evidence for teens

Online Tool Helps Patients With Advance Care Planning

November 13, 2018 Program combined with easy-to-read advance directive more effective than advance directive alone

No Efficacy Signal for Fluoxetine in EV-D68 Acute Flaccid Myelitis

November 13, 2018 Summative limb strength score decreased from initial examination to last follow-up with fluoxetine

Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment

November 13, 2018 Higher percentage increase of L1 to L4 and wrist bone mineral density with DMN, reduction in pain

One-Third of Peds Medication Errors Due to Usability Issues

November 13, 2018 EHR usability issues contribute to 36 percent of med errors; 18.8 percent may have caused harm

18F-FDG PET Algorithm Allows Early Prediction of Alzheimer’s

November 13, 2018 Deep learning model achieved 82 percent specificity, 100 percent sensitivity 75.8 months prediagnosis

Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers

November 13, 2018 Efforts needed in implementing routine assessments of needs, facilitating personalized referrals

Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion

November 13, 2018 Among college football players, number, severity of head impacts may affect risk for concussion

Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing

November 09, 2018 Seven articles published in the The Lancet address different aspects of the global burden of disease

CDC: About One in Three Adults With Prediabetes Has Arthritis

November 09, 2018 Around half of those with both conditions have leisure-time physical inactivity and/or obesity

Soy Feeding in Infancy Linked to Menstrual Pain in Blacks

November 09, 2018 Those ever fed soy more likely to report ever use of hormonal contraception for menstrual pain