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Cohort study: High glycemic index diets are linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death

25 Feb, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: Study finds diet high in poor quality carbohydrates increases heart disease and death – McMaster University AND High Glycemic Index Diets Linked to CVD and Mortality – TCTMD

 


Physical Activity: what’s the latest guidance?

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:19h | UTC

Physical Activity: what’s the latest guidance? – Evidently Cochrane

See also: New WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behavior – Every move counts towards better health (Guideline and commentaries)

 


M-A: Blood pressure effects of sodium reduction

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:28h | UTC

Blood Pressure Effects of Sodium Reduction: Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies – Circulation

Commentaries: The Lower the Sodium, the Better for BP: Updated Meta-analysis – TCTMD AND AHA News: Lower Your Sodium, and Blood Pressure Will Follow – HealthDay

 


State of the Art Review: Vaccines for older adults

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:23h | UTC

Vaccines for older adults – The BMJ (free for a limited period)

 


WHO announces updates on new molecular assays for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistance

21 Feb, 2021 | 22:05h | UTC

News release: WHO announces updates on new molecular assays for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistance – World Health Organization

Publication: Update on the use of nucleic acid amplification tests to detect TB and drug-resistant TB: rapid communication – World Health Organization

 


The effects of tobacco control policies on global smoking prevalence

21 Feb, 2021 | 21:55h | UTC

The effects of tobacco control policies on global smoking prevalence – Nature Medicine

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


The Lancet Commission on Global Eye Health: Vision Beyond 2020

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:38h | UTC

Global Eye Health: vision beyond 2020 – The Lancet Global Health

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


SR: Integrating palliative care in ambulatory care of noncancer serious chronic illness

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:28h | UTC

Integrating Palliative Care in Ambulatory Care of Noncancer Serious Chronic Illness: A Systematic Review – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Full report: Integrating Palliative Care in Ambulatory Care of Noncancer Serious Chronic Illness

Evidence summary: Integrating Palliative Care in Ambulatory Care of Noncancer Serious Illness

 


M-A: Risk factors for suicide in prisons

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:10h | UTC

Risk factors for suicide in prisons: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Public Health

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


AAP: 2021 Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

18 Feb, 2021 | 03:01h | UTC

2021 Recommendations for screenings and assessments at each well-child visit from infancy through adolescence – American Academy of Pediatrics

Recommendations: Periodicity Schedule

 


M-A: Preventable medication harm across health care settings

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:43h | UTC

Preventable medication harm across health care settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis – BMC Medicine

Commentary: Preventable medication harm across health care settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis – PSNet

 


Effectiveness of telerehabilitation in physical therapy: A rapid overview

16 Feb, 2021 | 01:53h | UTC

Effectiveness of telerehabilitation in physical therapy: A rapid overview – Physical Therapy

 


Recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule: United States, 2021

15 Feb, 2021 | 00:58h | UTC

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule: United States, 2021 – Pediatrics

Commentary: AAP Releases 2021 Child, Adolescent Immunization Schedule – HealthDay

Table 1. Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for ages 18 years or younger, United States, 2021

Table 2. Catch-up immunization schedule for persons aged 4 months–18 years who start late or who are more than 1 month behind, United States, 2021

Table 3. Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule by Medical Indication, United States, 2021

See also: All CDC Immunization Schedulles

 


Updated U.S. Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule

12 Feb, 2021 | 02:07h | UTC

Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2021 – Annals of Internal Medicine

Summary: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older — United States, 2021 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 


M-A: As consumer products, E-Cigarettes are not associated with increased smoking cessation, but may improve smoking cessation rates as a prescription therapy intervention

12 Feb, 2021 | 01:52h | UTC

E-Cigarette Use and Adult Cigarette Smoking Cessation: A Meta-Analysis – American Journal of Public Health

Invited Commentaries: E-Cigarettes: A Public Health Threat, Not a Population Health Intervention – American Journal of Public Health AND Reporting Certainty of Evidence on E-Cigarette Use for Adult Smoking Cessation – American Journal of Public Health AND Is Good Enough Good Enough? E-Cigarettes, Evidence, and Policy – American Journal of Public Health AND Should E-Cigarette Regulation Be Based on Randomized Trials or Observational Studies? – American Journal of Public Health AND

Commentary: E-cigarettes, as consumer products, do not help people quit smoking, study finds – University of California – San Francisco

Related: Updated Cochrane Review shows electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking – Cochrane Library

 


Short-term exposure to ambient air pollution is associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction mortality

12 Feb, 2021 | 01:51h | UTC

Short-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Mortality From Myocardial Infarction – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Commentaries: Acute Exposure to Air Pollution Can Trigger MI-Related Death – TCTMD AND Does Short-Term Air-Pollution Exposure Increase MI Mortality? – American College of Cardiology

 


Near-equivalence in oncology: Generating evidence to support alternative cost-effective treatments

11 Feb, 2021 | 02:02h | UTC

Near-Equivalence: Generating Evidence to Support Alternative Cost-Effective Treatments – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cost-effective analysis suggests incorporating baseline breast density at 40 years to determine the frequency of screening in women at average risk for breast cancer

10 Feb, 2021 | 01:37h | UTC

Incorporating Baseline Breast Density When Screening Women at Average Risk for Breast Cancer: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Screening based on breast density at age 40 may reduce breast cancer mortality – ACP Internist AND Screening strategy based on baseline breast density at age 40 may be effective for reducing breast cancer mortality – American College of Physicians AND For Mammography: Baseline at 40 Makes Sense – Diagnostic Imaging

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Telehealth’s critics have it right: The industry must evolve

9 Feb, 2021 | 00:46h | UTC

Telehealth’s critics have it right: The industry must evolve – STAT

 


Survey: Prevalence of and factors associated with nurse burnout in the US

7 Feb, 2021 | 20:51h | UTC

Prevalence of and Factors Associated With Nurse Burnout in the US – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Nurse Burnout Remains an Issue in the United States – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Report: The state of the world’s antibiotics report in 2021

7 Feb, 2021 | 20:49h | UTC

The State of the World’s Antibiotics Report in 2021 – The Center For Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Commentary: Report highlights lack of progress against antimicrobial resistance – CIDRAP

 


Global cancer statistics 2020: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries

7 Feb, 2021 | 20:47h | UTC

Global cancer statistics 2020: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Commentaries: Breast cancer tops lung cancer as most diagnosed cancer in the world, new report says – CNN AND Breast Cancer Tops Lung Cancer for No. 1 Diagnosis Worldwide – Diagnostic Imaging

Related: Breast cancer now most common form of cancer: WHO taking action – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Abstract Only] Nationwide cohort study in Sweden shows HPV vaccination linked to reduced risk of invasive cervical cancer

1 Oct, 2020 | 08:56h | UTC

HPV Vaccination and the Risk of Invasive Cervical Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine

News Release: HPV vaccine effective against cervical cancer – Karolinska Institutet

 


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