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For children and young adults receiving CD19 chimeric antigen receptor T-cell infusion

Infection Risk Up in Month After CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy

Infection rates increase in patients with ALL aged ≤26 years in first month, then decrease at days 29 to 90
For adolescent and young adult patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Outcomes Equal for AYA Hodgkin Therapy at Peds, Adult Centers

Treatment strategies differ, but outcomes equivalent among adolescent, young adult Hodgkin patients
From 1990 to 2017

1990 to 2017 Saw Increase in Prevalence, Incidence of Psoriasis

In addition, global burden of suffering related to psoriasis increased, with increases in YLDs, DALYs
There seems to be no significant difference between a five- and 10-day course of remdesivir for patients with severe COVID-19 not requiring mechanical ventilation

Five-Day Course of Remdesivir Beneficial in Severe COVID-19

No significant difference seen in five-, 10-day course for severe COVID-19 without mechanical ventilation
Patient factors account for much of the variation in access to kidney transplantation in the United Kingdom

Inequity Found in Access to Transplant With Universal Health Care

Patient factors including socioeconomic status account for much variation in kidney transplant access
For residents of California and Washington with COVID-19

Burden of Severe COVID-19 High in California, Washington State

Length of stay was 9.3 days for survivors; probability high for ICU admission, mortality
Multiple sclerosis is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease that is not completely accounted for by traditional vascular risk factors

Multiple Sclerosis Tied to Higher Risk for CVD, Cerebrovascular Disease

MS associated with a 3.5-fold higher risk for mortality, 1.5-fold higher risk for cardiovascular mortality
Women have a good chance of having a second child with the help of assisted reproductive technology

Success More Than 50 Percent for Second Child With Fertility Treatment

Chances range from 51 to 88 percent depending on use of frozen versus fresh embryos
For men with advanced prostate cancer

ASCO: Relugolix Superior to Leuprolide in Advanced Prostate Cancer

And, enzalutamide improves median overall survival in nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer
Air pollution may be an environmental risk factor for multiple sclerosis

Exposure to Urban Air Pollution May Up Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Adjusted risk 29 percent higher among those residing in more urbanized areas