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Impact of 2014 Policy Change Examined for Pediatric Kidney Transplants

Racial/ethnic disparities in time from dialysis initiation to transplantation mitigated by 2014 Kidney Allocation System

FDA Approves Moderna, J&J Booster Shots, Backs Mix ‘n’ Match Vaccines

Agency's decision is one of the last steps toward a full rollout of booster shots to eligible Americans

Avoid Intensification of Diabetes Meds at Discharge in Older Adults

For older adults hospitalized with common medical conditions, intensifying diabetes meds at time of discharge shows little benefit

High Exposure to Phthalates Tied to Early Death

Authors estimate roughly 100,000 premature deaths among older Americans each year and a $40 billion annual U.S. economic burden

Delta Variant May Increase Risk for Poor Pregnancy Outcomes

Experts recommend COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women to mitigate severe perinatal morbidity, mortality

Lifetime Physical Activity Not Linked to Risk for ALS

Heavy occupational work intensity may increase ALS risk; survival in newly diagnosed ALS patients worse with inactivity, highest activity level

High-Dose Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Beneficial for Cerebral Palsy

Regardless of constraint type, high-dose CIMT consistently produced pattern of greatest short- and long-term gains

Lanifibranor Reduces Disease Activity in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

In phase 2b trial, more patients with active NASH had reduction in disease activity score with lanifibranor versus placebo

Fibrosis Stages F3, F4 in NAFLD Linked to Higher Mortality Risk

Incidence of all-cause mortality increased with increasing fibrosis stage; increase also seen in liver-related complications

Increasing Dairy Intake Can Cut Falls, Fractures for Seniors

Intervention to increase calcium and protein intake using dairy foods beneficial for institutionalized older adults