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The current Ebola outbreak in Congo is the worst in the country's recorded history

Ebola Outbreak Worst in Congo’s History

Deaths include 163 confirmed Ebola cases, 35 probable cases
Key guidelines for recommended physical activity in Americans have been updated

AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated

Guidelines provide information on types, amounts of exercise for different population groups
The antiviral agent fluoxetine is well tolerated but is not effective for patients with proven or presumptive enterovirus D68-associated acute flaccid myelitis

No Efficacy Signal for Fluoxetine in EV-D68 Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Summative limb strength score decreased from initial examination to last follow-up with fluoxetine
Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D do not significantly reduce major cardiovascular events or cancer incidence

AHA: Limited Benefit for n-3 Fatty Acids in CVD, Cancer Prevention

Second study shows no significant results for vitamin D supplementation versus placebo
Treatment with dapagliflozin is noninferior to placebo for major adverse cardiovascular events among patients with type 2 diabetes with or at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

AHA: Dapagliflozin Noninferior to Placebo for MACE in T2DM

Treatment resulted in lower HF hospitalization rate in patients with, without atherosclerosis
Denosumab

Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment

Higher percentage increase of L1 to L4 and wrist bone mineral density with DMN, reduction in pain
More than one-third of pediatric patient safety reports in 2012 to 2017 that were related to electronic health record use were attributed to usability issues

One-Third of Peds Medication Errors Due to Usability Issues

EHR usability issues contribute to 36 percent of med errors; 18.8 percent may have caused harm
Fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography of the brain can be used to develop a deep learning algorithm for early prediction of Alzheimer's disease that has high specificity and sensitivity

18F-FDG PET Algorithm Allows Early Prediction of Alzheimer’s

Deep learning model achieved 82 percent specificity, 100 percent sensitivity 75.8 months prediagnosis
There is an urgent need for coordinated

Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers

Efforts needed in implementing routine assessments of needs, facilitating personalized referrals
Repetitive head impact exposure appears to be a predisposing factor for the onset of concussion

Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion

Among college football players, number, severity of head impacts may affect risk for concussion