Metagenomic next-generation sequencing of cerebrospinal fluid yielded improved sensitivity and specificity for the detection...

1. Cerebrospinal fluid metagenomic next-generation sequencing, a sequencing method requiring low specimen volume and no preservation of cell integrity, may be used as an...

In-school transmission of COVID-19 limited even during wide community spread

1. In a group of 13 school districts in North Carolina where school activities were held in-person with several mitigation strategies in place, in-school...

Social isolation and loneliness may result in poor recovery following crisis

1. Limited social interaction following a mental health crisis reduces self-reported recovery at 18-month follow-up. 2. Social support and interventions may improve recovery in individuals...

Effect of a randomized interventional school-based vision program on academic performance

1. In this trial, students in grades 3 to 7 who received eyeglasses through a school-based vision program achieved better reading scores and had...

Inhaled budesonide shortens time to recovery for high-risk COVID-19 patients in the community

1. Time to recovery was lower in patients assigned to budesonide compared to usual care, meeting the superiority criteria. 2. Rate of hospitalizations or death...

National survey reports parental views on COVID-19 vaccination in children

1. In a large national survey, more than half of U.S. parents reported hesitancy in vaccinating their children against COVID-19. 2. Pediatric physicians were found...

Social media interventions may improve physical activity and mental wellness

1. In this meta-analysis, the impact of interactive social media interventions aimed at increasing physical activity was evaluated. 2. Improvements were seen in daily...

Adapted training program improves retention of Basic Life Support skills in young children

1. Children aged 5-8 years who learned Basic Life Support (BLS) using educational toys were more successful at carrying out the chain of survival...

Preeclampsia across pregnancies and associated risk factors: findings from a high‐risk US birth cohort 

1. Obesity was associated with recurrent preeclampsia among pregnant women during their first and subsequent pregnancies. 2. Diabetes mellitus, chronic hypertension and being overweight were...

Association of ECT with risks of all-cause mortality and suicide in older Medicare patients

1. In a cohort of older adults with mood disorders in the United States, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was associated with lower all-cause mortality and...

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