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Consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners does not increase blood glucose levels

Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Don’t Up Blood Glucose Levels

Concentration of NNSs decreases gradually over the course of observation after consumption
Laws permitting denial of services to same-sex couples are associated with an increase in sexual minority adults experiencing mental distress

Laws Allowing Service Denial to Sexual Minorities Tied to Distress

Laws permitting denial of services linked to increase in mental distress among sexual minorities
Antidepressant prescribing is associated with long-term increased risk of weight gain

Antidepressant Prescribing Linked to Lasting Weight Gain

Risk of weight gain remained increased during at least six years of follow-up
Adults with severe atopic eczema are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk

Risk of cardiovascular outcomes was greatest for those with the most active atopic eczema
Successful continuous positive airway pressure use for obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with improved sexual quality of life

CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea

Findings based on one year of follow-up for patients newly diagnosed with sleep apnea
Higher seafood intake is tied to a shorter time to pregnancy

Higher Seafood Intake May Shorten Time to Pregnancy

More than eight servings per cycle also tied to higher frequency of intercourse
For patients with very severe acute respiratory distress syndrome

60-Day Mortality Not Significantly Lower With ECMO in ARDS

No significant drop in mortality with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in severe ARDS
Twice-weekly certolizumab biologic appears to be both safe and effective for the treatment of moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis

Certolizumab Looks Promising for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis

Higher-dose certolizumab (400 mg) better at cutting symptoms than low-dose (200 mg)
Long-term mortality after congenital heart surgery is higher than that of the general population for all forms of congenital heart defects

Mortality Still High After Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects

Long-term mortality elevated even for mild defects; overall survival improved over time
Early-life weight status has an inverse association with some cognitive abilities in children

Early-Life Weight Associated With Cognitive Factors

Inverse association between early-life weight status and perceptual reasoning, working memory scores