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For obese and overweight individuals

RSNA: Weight Loss Via Exercise Alone Not Protective for Knees

Lowest rates of increase in cartilage T2 for diet, diet and exercise weight loss groups
The incidence of HIV infection declined significantly in Uganda between 1999 and 2016

Incidence of HIV Dropped From 1999 to 2016 in Uganda

Drop in incidence coincided with increases in ART coverage, male circumcision, teens not having sex
Physicians rate a high proportion of patients with atopic dermatitis as having inadequate disease control

Physicians Report High Rate of Uncontrolled Atopic Dermatitis

Findings among physicians treating patients with a history of moderate-to-severe disease
Many older patients with age-related macular degeneration use personal electronic devices

Most Older Adults Willing to Play Game to Monitor Vision

More than 90 percent of participants reported using personal electronic device; over half play games
Among patients with diabetes

Severe Hypoglycemia a Potent Marker of Cardiovascular Risk

Findings based on long-term follow-up of patients with diabetes
Fremanezumab is effective for the prevention of chronic migraine

Fremanezumab, Erenumab Effective in Treatment of Migraine

Fremanezumab effective in chronic migraine; erenumab beneficial for episodic migraine
More than half of today's children are expected to be obese at the age of 35 years

More Than Half Today’s Children Expected to Be Obese at 35

Relative risk of adult obesity increases with age and BMI, up to 3.10 for 19-year-olds with severe obesity
Prenatal vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy may have some benefits

Evidence Lacking for Prenatal Vitamin D Supplementation

Although linked to increased mean birth weight, reduced risk of SGA
Urban American Indians and Alaskan Natives with cancer have a significantly higher comorbidity burden

Mortality Up for Some Cancers in Urban-Dwelling Native Americans

Urban American Indians and Alaskan Natives with cancer have significantly higher comorbidity burden
Elderly individuals who frequently leave the house have a lower risk of mortality

Leaving the House Tied to Lower Mortality Risk in Seniors

In adults aged 70 to 95, going out more often is linked to higher survival rates versus rarely leaving