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New data on oral immunotherapy to food allergens shows promise for the treatment, though more information with standard interventions and regimens is needed to gain certainty on the efficacy and safety.
There were higher percentages of patients treated with mirikizumab that had clinical remission at week 12 of the induction trial compared to the placebo group. This was also true at week 40 of the maintenance trial.
An analysis of data from nearly 750,000 adolescents from more than 40 countries offers insight into the changing, and possibly inaccurate, perceptions of healthy body weight among younger people since the turn of the century.
This cardiology case report from Brady Pregerson, MD, features a man in his late 80s presenting to urgent care with multiple episodes of near syncope in the past 3 days. Check out the ECG and determine the correct diagnosis!
The American Indian and Alaska Native population show the largest increase in median state ratios, rising from 14 - 49.2, while the Black population consistently had the highest median state ratios, increasing from 26.7 - 55.4.
After adjusting for potential confounding factors, patients with microvascular diseases, particularly diabetic retinopathy, and diabetic kidney disease, were found to have a greater possibility of left ventricular hypertrophy.