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Circulation of Respiratory Viruses Low During COVID-19 Pandemic

Influenza activity decreased in March 2020, remained low through May 2021; decrease seen in other viruses, with no increase until Spring 2021

Risk Factors ID’d for VTE, ASCVD in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease increased twofold after unprovoked VTE in rheumatoid arthritis

Vaccinations Start to Climb in States Hit Hard by Delta Variant

Variant, which first emerged in India, now accounts for an estimated 83 percent of coronavirus samples genetically identified in the United States

Links Between Genetic Risk, Glaucoma Prevalence Examined

Polygenic variants tied to similar risk for developing glaucoma as some monogenic variants and are more prevalent in the general population

Primary Care Plays Key Role in Vaccinating Older Individuals

Primary care physicians may also play important role in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Black, Hispanic Communities Devastated by Loss Are Taking COVID-19 Safety Precautions

But authors say transparent information from public officials is needed to overcome persistent vaccine skepticism

Screen Time Tied to Cognition, Behavior in Children Born Preterm

More than two hours of daily screen time may contribute to adverse outcomes in children aged 6 to 7 years who were extremely preterm at birth

Recommended TVUS Screening Thresholds May Miss Endometrial Cancer in Black Women

Current criteria for noninvasive transvaginal ultrasound used to determine the need for endometrial biopsy not as accurate in Black women

Antidepressant Use May Aid Outcomes in Depression and Diabetes

Regular versus poor antidepressant use tied to lower risk for advanced diabetic complications, mortality in patients with depression and diabetes

Carboplatin Intensification Beneficial for Group 3 Medulloblastoma

Therapy intensification with carboplatin improved five-year event-free survival in children with high-risk group 3 medulloblastoma only