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M-A: Gestational diabetes mellitus and adverse pregnancy outcomes.

27 May, 2022 | 12:25h | UTC

Gestational diabetes mellitus and adverse pregnancy outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in high risk adults, trial finds.

27 May, 2022 | 12:24h | UTC

News Release: Vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in high risk adults, trial finds – BMJ

Original Study: Effect of active vitamin D treatment on development of type 2 diabetes: DPVD randomised controlled trial in Japanese population – The BMJ

Editorial: Vitamin D and risk of type 2 diabetes – The BMJ

 


Cohort Study: Maternal over-the-counter analgesics use during pregnancy and adverse perinatal outcomes.

27 May, 2022 | 12:22h | UTC

Maternal over-the-counter analgesics use during pregnancy and adverse perinatal outcomes: cohort study of 151 141 singleton pregnancies – BMJ Open

News Release: Painkiller advice for pregnant women should always be followed, as use is linked to newborn problems – University of Aberdeen

Related:

Paracetamol use during pregnancy — a call for precautionary action – Nature Reviews Endocrinology

Editorial: Caution needed: paracetamol use in pregnancy – Nature Reviews Endocrinology

Association of Cord Plasma Biomarkers of In Utero Acetaminophen Exposure With Risk of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Childhood – JAMA Psychiatry

Associations between paracetamol (acetaminophen) intake between 18 and 32 weeks gestation and neurocognitive outcomes in the child: A longitudinal cohort study – Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology

Prenatal Exposure to Acetaminophen and Risk for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and Meta-Regression Analysis of Cohort Studies – American Journal of Epidemiology

 


Dairy consumption and risks of total and site-specific cancers in Chinese adults: an 11-year prospective study of 0.5 million people.

27 May, 2022 | 12:20h | UTC

Dairy consumption and risks of total and site-specific cancers in Chinese adults: an 11-year prospective study of 0.5 million people – BMC Medicine

News Release:

Dairy products linked to increased risk of cancer – University of Oxford

Commentary:

Expert reaction to study looking at dairy products and cancer incidence in Chinese adults – Science Media Centre

 


Pivot into COVID-19 research eases as publishing surge starts to level off – Researchers who jumped into the field from distant disciplines published lower impact work, study finds.

27 May, 2022 | 12:18h | UTC

Pivot into COVID-19 research eases as publishing surge starts to level off – Science

 


Right ventricular failure is strongly associated with mortality in patients with moderate-to-severe COVID-19-related ARDS and appears related to respiratory worsening.

27 May, 2022 | 12:17h | UTC

Right ventricular failure is strongly associated with mortality in patients with moderate-to-severe COVID-19-related ARDS and appears related to respiratory worsening – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global, regional, and national disease burden estimates of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in children younger than 5 years in 2019.

27 May, 2022 | 12:15h | UTC

Global, regional, and national disease burden estimates of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in children younger than 5 years in 2019: a systematic analysis – The Lancet

Commentaries:

Need for improved global measurement of early childhood respiratory syncytial virus disease – The Lancet (free registration required)

RSV kills 100,000 kids under age 5 a year worldwide – CHEST Physician

 


A comprehensive evaluation of COVID-19 policies and outcomes in 50 countries and territories.

27 May, 2022 | 12:11h | UTC

A comprehensive evaluation of COVID-19 policies and outcomes in 50 countries and territories – Scientific Reports

 


Covid-19: Vaccine effectiveness wanes more rapidly for cancer patients, study finds.

27 May, 2022 | 12:04h | UTC

Commentary: Covid-19: Vaccine effectiveness wanes more rapidly for cancer patients, study finds – The BMJ

Original Study: Vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19 breakthrough infections in patients with cancer (UKCCEP): a population-based test-negative case-control study – The Lancet Oncology

Editorial: COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness in patients with cancer: remaining vulnerabilities and uncertainties – The Lancet Oncology

 


Top studies of 2021 relevant to primary care.

26 May, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Top studies of 2021 relevant to primary care: From the PEER team – Canadian Family Physician

 


Study reports first use of antivirals in monkeypox patients.

26 May, 2022 | 11:27h | UTC

News Release: Study reports first use of antivirals in monkeypox patients – Lancet

Original Study: Clinical features and management of human monkeypox: a retrospective observational study in the UK – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Commentary: Antiviral drug may limit monkeypox symptom duration, infectiousness – CIDRAP

 

Commentary from one of the author on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Study Commentary: Long COVID risk falls only slightly after vaccination, huge study shows.

26 May, 2022 | 11:25h | UTC

Commentary: Long COVID risk falls only slightly after vaccination, huge study shows – Nature

Original Study: Long COVID after breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infection – Nature Medicine

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Cohort Study: Trajectory of long covid symptoms after covid-19 vaccination.

26 May, 2022 | 11:23h | UTC

Trajectory of long covid symptoms after covid-19 vaccination: community based cohort study – The BMJ

Editorial: Are vaccines a potential treatment for long covid? – The BMJ

News Release: Vaccination after SARS-CoV-2 infection linked to a decrease in long covid symptoms – BMJ Newsroom

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study: Protection and waning of natural and hybrid immunity to SARS-CoV-2.

26 May, 2022 | 11:07h | UTC

Protection and Waning of Natural and Hybrid Immunity to SARS-CoV-2 – New England Journal of Medicine

Editorial: Audio Interview: Waning Immunity against Covid-19

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Test-negative, case–control study: effectiveness of homologous and heterologous Covid-19 boosters against Omicron.

26 May, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Effectiveness of Homologous and Heterologous Covid-19 Boosters against Omicron – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Navigating financial toxicity in patients with cancer: A multidisciplinary management approach.

26 May, 2022 | 10:57h | UTC

Navigating financial toxicity in patients with cancer: A multidisciplinary management approach – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Related:

Financial Toxicity in Advanced and Metastatic Cancer: Overburdened and Underprepared – JCO Oncology Practice

The high price of anticancer drugs: origins, implications, barriers, solutions – Nature Reviews: Clinical Oncology

Unmet Need for Clinician Engagement Regarding Financial Toxicity After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer – Cancer

Financial toxicity: 1 in 3 cancer patients have to turn to friends or family to pay for care – STAT News 

Not Just Nausea And Vomiting: Cancer Docs Now Worry About ‘Financial Toxicity’ – WBUR 

Financial Toxicity and Cancer Treatment (PDQ®) – National Institute of Cancer

Financial Toxicity: Cancer Supportive Care Professionals Consider the Side Effects of Soaring Costs – ASCO Post

 


The Lancet Series: Urban design, transport, and health.

26 May, 2022 | 10:49h | UTC

Homepage: Urban design, transport, and health – The Lancet Global Health

Series:

City planning policies to support health and sustainability: an international comparison of policy indicators for 25 cities

Determining thresholds for spatial urban design and transport features that support walking to create healthy and sustainable cities: findings from the IPEN Adult study

Using open data and open-source software to develop spatial indicators of urban design and transport features for achieving healthy and sustainable cities

What next? Expanding our view of city planning and global health, and implementing and monitoring evidence-informed policy

Commentaries:

Creating healthy and sustainable cities: what gets measured, gets done

Urban design is key to healthy environments for all

Measuring what matters: supporting cities in tackling climate and health challenges

The future is urban: integrated planning policies can enable healthy and sustainable cities

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Characterizing and quantifying low-value diagnostic imaging internationally: a scoping review.

26 May, 2022 | 10:48h | UTC

Characterizing and quantifying low-value diagnostic imaging internationally: a scoping review – BMC Medical Imaging

 


Measuring the availability of human resources for health and its relationship to universal health coverage for 204 countries and territories from 1990 to 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

25 May, 2022 | 11:51h | UTC

Measuring the availability of human resources for health and its relationship to universal health coverage for 204 countries and territories from 1990 to 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet

News Release: Worldwide shortage of health workers threatens effective health coverage – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


RCT: The addition of Metformin to standard therapy did not improve outcomes in patients with breast cancer.

25 May, 2022 | 11:49h | UTC

Effect of Metformin vs Placebo on Invasive Disease–Free Survival in Patients With Breast Cancer: The MA.32 Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Who Will Benefit From Metformin? – JAMA Oncology

News Release: Common diabetes drug not effective against early-stage breast cancer, landmark trial reveals – Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

 


Retrospective Cohort Study: The incidence of ischemic stroke in patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis (70% to 99%) without surgical intervention was 4.7% over 5 years.

25 May, 2022 | 11:48h | UTC

Incidence of Ischemic Stroke in Patients With Asymptomatic Severe Carotid Stenosis Without Surgical Intervention – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News Release: Low stroke risk in patients with very narrowed neck arteries – Kaiser Permanente

 


USPSTF Recommendation Statement: The current evidence is insufficient to make a recommendation about screening for primary open-angle glaucoma in adults.

25 May, 2022 | 11:46h | UTC

Screening for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement – JAMA

Editorials:

Identifying Glaucoma in Primary Care Offices – JAMA Ophthalmology

Screening for Glaucoma – JAMA

Evidence Report: Screening for Glaucoma in Adults: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force – JAMA

Patient Page: Screening for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma – JAMA

Author Interview: USPSTF Recommendations: Screening for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma and Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults

 


USPSTF Recommendation Statement: The current evidence is insufficient to make a recommendation about screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults.

25 May, 2022 | 11:44h | UTC

Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement – JAMA

Editorials:

Visual Acuity Screening in Older Adults – JAMA Ophthalmology

Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults – JAMA

Vision Impairment Has Implications for Aging and Health Outcomes, Beyond Ophthalmology – JAMA Network Open

Evidence Report: Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force – JAMA

Patient Page: Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults – JAMA

Author Interview: USPSTF Recommendations: Screening for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma and Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults – JAMA

 


Effectiveness of CoronaVac in children 3 to 5 years during the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron outbreak in Chile.

25 May, 2022 | 11:42h | UTC

Effectiveness of CoronaVac in children 3 to 5 years during the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron outbreak in Chile – Nature Medicine

 


RCT: Baricitinib vs. dexamethasone for adults hospitalized with COVID-19.

25 May, 2022 | 11:38h | UTC

Baricitinib versus dexamethasone for adults hospitalised with COVID-19 (ACTT-4): a randomised, double-blind, double placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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