Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting optimal heart health targets

Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting optimal heart health targets – NovLink Home Mash T Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting optimal heart health targets We would like to thank the writer of this post for this … Read more

For kids, young adults with recurrent AML, immunotherapy shows promise

Journal Reference: Jeffrey J Bednarski, Clare Zimmerman, Melissa M Berrien-Elliott, Jennifer A Foltz, Michelle Becker-Hapak, Carly C Neal, Mark Foster, Timothy Schappe, Ethan McClain, Patrick Pence, Sweta Desai, Samantha Kersting-Schadek, Pamela Wong, David A. Russler-Germain, Bryan Fisk, Wen-Rong Lie, Jeremy Eisele, Stephanie Hyde, Sima T Bhatt, Obi L. Griffith, Malachi Griffith, Allegra A Petti, Amanda … Read more

More young adults are abstaining from alcohol

Journal Reference: sean Esteban Mccabe, Brooke J. Arterberry, Kara Dickinson, Rebecca J. Evans-Polce, Jason A. Ford, Jennie E. Ryan, Ty S. Schepis. Assessment of Changes in Alcohol and Marijuana Abstinence, Co-Use, and Use Disorders Among US Young Adults From 2002 to 2018. JAMA Pediatr., 2020 DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.3352 Between 2002 and 2018, the number of adults … Read more

Good mental health in young adults born after assisted reproduction

Journal Reference: Chen Wang, Anna L.V. Johansson, Kenny A. Rodriguez-Wallberg, Mikael Landén, Catarina Almqvist, Sonia Hernández-Diaz, Anna S. Oberg. Long term follow-up of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents conceived by assisted reproductive techniques in Sweden. JAMA Psychiatry, 2021 DOI: 101001/jamapsychiatry.2021.3647 “These findings are overall reassuring with respect to the psychiatric health of adolescents conceived … Read more

Sunshine may shield kids, young adults from MS

Journal Reference: Prince Sebastian, Nicolas Cherbuin, Lisa F Barcellos, Shelly Roalstad, Charles Casper, Janace Hart, Gregory S Aaen, Lauren Krupp, Leslie Benson, Mark Gorman, Meghan Candee, Tanuja Chitnis, Manu Goyal, Benjamin Greenberg, Soe Mar, Moses Rodriguez, Jennifer Rubin, Teri Schreiner, Amy Waldman, Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, Jennifer Graves, Emmanuelle Waubant, Robyn Lucas. Association Between Time Spent Outdoors … Read more

Vaccination against Covid-19: the United States authorizes a booster dose for all adults

The announcement comes as the number of SARS-CoV-2 infections is on the rise again in the United States, with an average of 85,000 new cases per day (up from around 70,000 at the end of October), and about 1,000 deaths per day. DAVID ZALUBOWSKI / AP The American health authorities gave their authorization, Friday, November … Read more

A key brain region responds to faces similarly in infants and adults

Journal Reference: Heather L. Kosakowski, Michael A. Cohen, Atsushi Takahashi, Boris Keil, Nancy Kanwisher, Rebecca Saxe. Selective responses to faces, scenes, and bodies in the ventral visual pathway of infants. Current Biology, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.10.064 Neuroscientists have long hypothesized that it takes many years of visual experience for these areas to develop in children. However, … Read more

A potential role for ibuprofen in older adults’ immunity to RSV

Journal Reference: Olivia E. Harder, Margaret Martinez, Stefan Niewiesk. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs restore immune function to respiratory syncytial virus in geriatric cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus). Virology, 2021; 563: 28 DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2021.08.006 RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, accounts for an estimated 14,000 deaths and 177,000 hospitalizations annually among U.S. adults over 65. RSV is problematic for … Read more

Brain connectivity is lower in adults with PTSD or a history of sexual abuse

Journal Reference: Kathleen I. Crum, Julianne C. Flanagan, Brandon Vaughan, Joseph Aloi, Megan M. Moran-Santa Maria, Sudie E. Back, Kathleen T. Brady, Jane E. Joseph. Oxytocin, PTSD, and sexual abuse are associated with attention network intrinsic functional connectivity. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 2021; 316: 111345 DOI: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2021.111345 “We believe that these findings contribute to the field … Read more