Herpes zoster subunit vaccine may be more cost-effective than live attenuated zoster vaccine

1. The new adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine was more efficacious and less expensive for all ages at the price of $280 per series...

Thrombectomy between 6 and 24 hours after acute stroke reduces disability: The DAWN trial

1. Thrombectomy performed between 6 and 24 hours after onset of acute stroke in patients with a mismatch between stroke symptoms and infarct volume...

Systemic atherosclerosis linked with intracranial atherosclerotic disease-related stroke and worse prognosis

1. In patients with stroke who had intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD), atherosclerotic disease in other vascular beds was more common including the aortic arch...

Regional variation in CT imaging is associated with nephrectomy risk

1. Regional variation in cumulative risk of an individual having a chest or abdominal CT in the United States was positively correlated with the...

Outcomes after left ventricular assist device implantation significantly worse for those with end-stage renal...

1. Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have significantly worse survival outcomes following left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation compared to recipients without ESRD. 2....

Herpes simplex virus infection uncommon in infants undergoing meningitis evaluation

1. Through this retrospective study, researchers found that 0.42% of study infants undergoing CSF culture for suspected meningitis tested positive for herpes simplex virus...

Reduced mortality with culprit-lesion-only percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock

1. In patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) with cardiogenic shock and multivessel coronary disease, culprit-lesion-only percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) had a lower risk...

Household prescription opioid exposure linked to small increased risk of opioid initiation

1. Household member opioid prescription was linked to a small increase in the risk of personal opioid prescription compared to a household non-steroidal anti-inflammatory...

Meningococcal B vaccine induces protective antibody response in adolescents and young adults

1. Healthy adolescents and young adults treated with the Neisseria meningitidis vaccine MenB-FHbp had increased bactericidal antibody responses (hSBA titer) compared to those treated...

Collaboration between EMS and primary care physicians could reduce unnecessary emergency transport for fallen...

1. Increased collaboration between emergency medical services (EMS) and primary care physicians could decrease frequency of unnecessary transportation to the emergency department (ED) for...
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