Milder strain of flu has been most common cause of cases this flu season.
Aspirin may be linked to an increased risk of major bleeding and decreased risk of cardiovascular events in individuals without cardiovascular disease.
Women who were born at a low birth weight and currently are overweight or obese were found to be at increased risk for complications of pregnancy, including preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published in Obesity. Researchers recruited women from the Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints (SCOPE) study between November 2004 and February…
The ACIP and CDC have approved and released 2019 recommendations for the adult immunization schedule in the US.
Maternal glycemia during pregnancy may influence childhood glucose and insulin resistance regardless of BMI and family history of diabetes.
Physical activity was found to be associated with a reduced risk for hepatocellular carcinoma.
WHO named vaccine hesitancy a top 10 threat to global health in 2019. Hysteresis may describe persistent skepticism.
Data on adherence to the 2013 ACA/AHA cholesterol guidelines suggest significant underuse of appropriate-intensity statin therapy; however, data for statin use in primary prevention have been limited.
Half of this number went to a doctor, while 69,000 to 84,000 people have been hospitalized.
Pregnant women admitted to ICU with flu more likely to deliver preterm infants, low birth-weight infants.
With vaccination, risks reduced for readmission, outpatient visits, fever, clinical evaluations for infection.
Adults hospitalized for pneumonia who received an influenza vaccination during their stay were less likely to seroconvert if they had diabetes, bacterial detection, baseline seropositive titers for influenza B, or influenza vaccination in the previous season.
The American Headache Society has issued updated guidelines on the use of novel preventive and acute treatments for migraine in adults.
Flu-positive patients have higher crude mortality and critical illness vs flu-negative patients.
The quadrivalent LAIV4 is less effective than IIV against influenza A/H1N1pdm09 in all pediatric age groups.
Higher incidence seen for in-hospital mortality, acute respiratory failure, acute kidney injury.
The omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid and aspirin were compared alone and in combination against placebo for the prevention of colorectal cancer.
Women who used a self-screening assay for high-risk human papillomavirus had similar test results to those who were screened by a clinician.
The prevalence of food allergy in US children has increased, including the number of emergency department visits as well as severe allergic reaction responses, reflecting a growing public health concern.
Elective cesarean delivery may influence the risk of early childhood overweight.