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Variability in systolic blood pressure in young adults is associated with an increased subsequent risk for cardiovascular disease events and all-cause mortality

Systolic BP Variability in Young Adults May ID Later CVD Risk

Variability independent of the mean in SBP in young adults linked to CVD events, all-cause mortality
The commercial low-calorie

JumpstartMD Commercial Program Seems Effective for Weight Loss

Frequent health coach meetings are major determinant of weight loss for men and women
Abdominal obesity is associated with an increased risk for recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease after myocardial infarction

Abdominal Obesity Linked to Recurrent Atherosclerotic CVD

Risk for recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease increased after myocardial infarction
For women with uterine fibroids

Elagolix Cuts Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Women With Fibroids

Significantly fewer women receiving elagolix plus add-back hormone tx versus placebo had heavy bleeding
Teprotumumab is associated with better outcomes than placebo among patients with active thyroid eye disease

Teprotumumab Bests Placebo for Active Thyroid Eye Disease

Outcomes better with teprotumumab versus placebo for proptosis, inflammation, diplopia, quality of life
Compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 is low

Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws

Compliance with Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 low, not improving
For young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage

Supratentorial ICH Outcomes Better in Young Blacks, Hispanics

Outcomes better compared with whites among young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage
Access to pubertal suppression during adolescence is associated with lower odds of lifetime suicidal ideation among transgender young adults

Teen Transgender Access to Pubertal Suppression Lowers Suicidality

Findings based on large survey of transgender young adults
People who drink low-fat milk experience less biological aging than those who drink high-fat milk

High-Fat Milk Consumption Tied to Faster Biological Aging

Drinking 1 percent milk instead of 2 percent accounts for 4.5 fewer years of molecular aging in adults
The city of Wuhan was closed off Thursday by Chinese officials in an attempt to stem the spread of a coronavirus that has sickened more than 570 people and killed at least 17.

China Bans Travel in Wuhan, Four Nearby Cities

Buses, subways, and ferries within the city of more than 11 million people have been suspended