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Viewpoint | Unsettled liability issues for “prediagnostic” wearables and health-related products.

23 Sep, 2022 | 13:13h | UTC

Unsettled Liability Issues for “Prediagnostic” Wearables and Health-Related Products – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


ASCO Guideline | Integrative medicine for pain management in oncology.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:22h | UTC

Integrative Medicine for Pain Management in Oncology: Society for Integrative Oncology–ASCO Guideline – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Commentary: New SIO-ASCO practice guideline addresses the use of integrative therapies for cancer pain management – News Medical

 


M-A | Efficacy and safety of unrestricted visiting policy for critically ill patients.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:18h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of unrestricted visiting policy for critically ill patients: a meta-analysis – Critical Care

 

Commentary on Twitter

https://twitter.com/arianna_gazzato/status/1568138556756860928

 


Pediatric battery-related emergency department visits in the US: 2010–2019.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:13h | UTC

Pediatric Battery-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United States: 2010–2019 – Pediatrics

News Release: New study finds battery-related injuries in children more than doubled in recent decade – Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Commentary: Young Children are Ingesting Dangerous Batteries at an Alarming Rate – Science-Based Medicine

Related:

Vascular Complications in Children Following Button Battery Ingestions: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

Position Paper: Diagnosis, management, and prevention of button battery ingestion in childhood.

Airway Complications Resulting From Pediatric Esophageal Button Battery Impaction: A Systematic Review – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Research: Honey May Reduce Injury and Improve Outcomes After Accidental Button Battery Ingestion

 


Systematic Reviews | Vascular complications in children following button battery ingestions.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:12h | UTC

Vascular Complications in Children Following Button Battery Ingestions: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

Related:

Pediatric Battery-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United States: 2010–2019 – Pediatrics

Position Paper: Diagnosis, management, and prevention of button battery ingestion in childhood.

Airway Complications Resulting From Pediatric Esophageal Button Battery Impaction: A Systematic Review – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Research: Honey May Reduce Injury and Improve Outcomes After Accidental Button Battery Ingestion

 


Cluster RCT | Effects of real-time prescription benefit recommendations on patient out-of-pocket costs.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:47h | UTC

Effects of Real-time Prescription Benefit Recommendations on Patient Out-of-Pocket Costs: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Real-time Prescription Benefit Tools—The Promise and Peril – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Seven healthy lifestyle habits linked to reduced risk of dementia in people with diabetes.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:45h | UTC

Association of Combined Healthy Lifestyle Factors With Incident Dementia in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes – Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Seven healthy lifestyle habits may reduce dementia risk for people with diabetes – American Academy of Neurology

Commentary: Lifestyle Factors May Cut Dementia Risk in Patients With Diabetes – HealthDay

 


M-A | Nonpharmacological interventions to lengthen sleep duration in healthy children.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:44h | UTC

Nonpharmacological Interventions to Lengthen Sleep Duration in Healthy Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Children’s Sleep and Our Power to Improve It – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Data Demonstrates the Best Intervention for Pediatric Sleep Health is Earlier Bedtime – HCP Live

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Effects of cocoa extract and a multivitamin on cognitive function.

15 Sep, 2022 | 13:14h | UTC

Effects of cocoa extract and a multivitamin on cognitive function: A randomized clinical trial – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Commentary: Daily multivitamins improved the brain function of seniors in a trial — but plenty of questions remain – STAT

 


New research estimates the overall disease burden of genetic risk factors.

15 Sep, 2022 | 13:13h | UTC

News Release: New research estimates the overall disease burden of genetic risk factors – University of Helsinki

Original Study: Genetic risk factors have a substantial impact on healthy life years – Nature Medicine

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Risk factors for heart disease and stroke are largely similar in men and women globally.

14 Sep, 2022 | 13:18h | UTC

News Release: Risk factors for heart disease and stroke are largely similar in men and women globally, finds study – McMaster University

Original Study: Metabolic, behavioural, and psychosocial risk factors and cardiovascular disease in women compared with men in 21 high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries: an analysis of the PURE study – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

https://twitter.com/TheLancet/status/1569636002762817536

 


M-A | Blood type linked to the risk of stroke before age 60.

13 Sep, 2022 | 13:17h | UTC

Contribution of Common Genetic Variants to Risk of Early Onset Ischemic Stroke – Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Releases:

Is your blood type linked to your risk of stroke before age 60? – American Academy of Neurology

Blood Type Linked To Stroke Risk Before 60 – University of Maryland

 


Cohort study showed a possible link between artificial sweeteners and heart disease.

11 Sep, 2022 | 22:55h | UTC

News Release: Possible link between artificial sweeteners and heart disease – BMJ Newsroom

Original Study: Artificial sweeteners and risk of cardiovascular diseases: results from the prospective NutriNet-Santé cohort – The BMJ

 


Survey | Medical counseling on sexual enrichment aids: women’s preferences and medical practitioner expertise.

11 Sep, 2022 | 22:42h | UTC

Medical Counseling on Sexual Enrichment Aids: Women’s Preferences and Medical Practitioner Expertise – Obstetrics & Gynecology

 


FDA authorizes updated COVID boosters from Moderna and Pfizer.

5 Sep, 2022 | 14:36h | UTC

FDA authorizes updated COVID boosters from Moderna and Pfizer – CIDRAP

FDA News Release: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines for Use as a Booster Dose – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

 


A pilot study showed GnRH replacement could improve cognition in Down syndrome.

5 Sep, 2022 | 14:34h | UTC

GnRH replacement rescues cognition in Down syndrome – Science (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: A therapy found to improve cognitive function in patients with Down syndrome – INSERM

Commentary: A Hormone May Boost Cognition in Down Syndrome – Scientific American

 


After the genome—a brief history of proteomics.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:58h | UTC

After the Genome—A Brief History of Proteomics – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Video: Proteomics 101 – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Covid-19 vaccines — immunity, variants, boosters.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:57h | UTC

Covid-19 Vaccines — Immunity, Variants, Boosters – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Meta-analysis of observational studies | Leisure activities and the risk of dementia.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:44h | UTC

Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Neurology

News Release: Which Leisure Activities Are Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia? – American Academy of Neurology

 


Why it’s not safe to shower during a thunderstorm.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:38h | UTC

Why it’s not safe to shower during a thunderstorm – The Conversation

 


Systematic Review | Predictors of burnout among healthcare providers.

31 Aug, 2022 | 11:50h | UTC

Predictors of burnout among US healthcare providers: a systematic review – BMJ Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Association of leisure time physical activity types and risks of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality among older adults.

31 Aug, 2022 | 11:29h | UTC

Association of Leisure Time Physical Activity Types and Risks of All-Cause, Cardiovascular, and Cancer Mortality Among Older Adults – JAMA Network Open

News Release: Many types of leisure time activities may lower risk of death for older adults – NIH News Releases

Commentaries:

Want to lower your risk of early death? 3 activities are most beneficial, study says – CNN

Any Type of Leisure-Time Physical Activity Tied to Lower Mortality Risk – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review | There is insufficient evidence to recommend running shoes for preventing lower limb running injuries in adults.

23 Aug, 2022 | 13:00h | UTC

Running shoes for preventing lower limb running injuries in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Running shoes for preventing lower-limb running injuries in adults – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Editorial | Rise of intravenous nutrition products among professional team sport athletes: reasons to be concerned?

22 Aug, 2022 | 12:20h | UTC

Rise of intravenous nutrition products among professional team sport athletes: reasons to be concerned? – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free for a limited period)

News Release: IV nutrition risks becoming the norm for athletes, despite no evidence it works – BMJ Newsroom

Commentary: More Athletes Are Getting Their Nutrition Through an IV. This Should Stop, Experts Say – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Effectiveness of an intervention for reducing sitting time and improving health in office workers.

22 Aug, 2022 | 12:19h | UTC

Effectiveness of an intervention for reducing sitting time and improving health in office workers: three arm cluster randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Editorial: The importance of sitting less and moving more – The BMJ

News Release: Standing desks alongside other measures cut office workers’ sitting time by an hour a day – BMJ Newsroom

Commentary: SMART Work and Life Intervention Reduces Sitting Time for Office Workers – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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