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USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Screening Seniors for Visual Acuity

Current evidence is insufficient for assessing the balance of benefits and harms of screening asymptomatic ≥65s in primary care setting

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Open-Angle Glaucoma Screening

Current evidence is insufficient for assessing the balance of benefits and harms of screening adults without signs or symptoms of glaucoma

Pain, Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis Tied to Sitting, Standing Time

Longitudinal and bidirectional associations seen for pain and fatigue with more sedentary time, less standing time

Predictors Explored for Response to UVB Phototherapy in Psoriasis

Higher body mass index and positive smoking status predict poorer phototherapy response

Overweight Tied to More Respiratory Symptoms in Milder COVID-19

In a cohort of mostly outpatients with COVID-19, those with overweight or obesity had more symptoms, especially cough and shortness of breath

Adding Interferon Beta-1a to Remdesivir No Better for COVID-19

For hospitalized adults with COVID-19, time to recovery did not differ with interferon beta-1a plus remdesivir versus remdesivir alone

Belimumab Promising in Combination Therapy for Refractory Lupus

Lower serum IgG anti-dsDNA antibody levels seen at 52 weeks with belimumab rather than placebo given after rituximab

ACS: Attitudes Toward CRC Screening Changed During Pandemic

Use of fecal occult blood test up during pandemic; more than half of respondents willing to do at-home FOBT in lieu of colonoscopy

ACS: Length of Stay for Surgical Patients Dropped From 2014 to 2019

Rate of postdischarge complications for surgical patients increased from 44.6 to 56.5 percent during the same time period

Non-COVID-19 Mortality Not Increased After COVID-19 Vaccination

Adjusted relative risks reduced for non-COVID-19 mortality after receipt of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Janssen vaccines