History of recurrent spontaneous abortions linked to increased risk of premature mortality

1. Spontaneous abortion could potentially serve as a marker for future health risk in women, particularly death from cardiovascular disease. 2. Association of risk...

Post-COVID syndrome associated with significant morbidity and mortality beyond respiratory illnesses

1. Hospital readmission and all-cause mortality rates are 3.5 and 7.7 times higher in COVID-19 patients after discharge, than the general population. 2. In addition...

Protection from SARS-CoV-2 re-infection may be diminished among elderly individuals

1. Prior infection with SARS-CoV-2 in the first wave (i.e. before June 2020) was linked to significant protection against reinfection in the second wave...

Sex and race‐ethnic disparities in door‐to‐CT time in acute ischemic stroke found in Florida...

1. Women patients with stroke were 10% less likely than male patients to achieve a door-to-computed tomography time (DTCT) within 25 minutes, the recommended...

Clinical practice algorithm reduces endotracheal aspirate cultures in PICU

1. In a single center quality improvement project, implementation of a clinical practice algorithm in mechanically ventilated patients in the pediatric ICU lead to...

Vaginal and intramuscular progesterone reduce high-risk singleton preterm birth

1. Systematic review of RCTs demonstrates reduced rate of early preterm birth (<34 weeks) for high-risk (previous spontaneous preterm birth, short cervix) singleton pregnancies...

Prematurity linked to increased risk of heart failure in adulthood

1. Across all age groups at the time of diagnosis, younger gestational ages were associated with an increased risk of developing heart failure later...

Tislelizumab plus chemotherapy vs chemotherapy alone as treatment for advanced squamous NSCLC

1. Tislelizumab, a monoclonal antibody and PD1/L1 inhibitor, when combined with chemotherapy, showed significantly prolonged progression free survival and higher objective response rate, compared...

3 days of β-lactam therapy is non-inferior to 8 days of therapy among patients...

1. Cure at 15 days occurred in 77% of patients in the placebo (3-day therapy) group compared to 68% of patients in the β-lactam...

Spinal cord stimulation shows considerable improvement in pain and quality of life for patients...

1. 10-kHz spinal cord stimulation (SCS) was safe and effective in treating patients with painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) refractory to medical management, leading to...

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