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Infants born to women who have undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery have a lower risk for major birth defects than those born to matched control women

Gastric Bypass Linked to Lower Risk for Major Birth Defects

Major birth defects recorded in 3.4 percent of infants born to mothers with gastric bypass surgery
Ibrutinib is associated with an increased risk for new or worsened hypertension in patients treated for B-cell malignancies

Ibrutinib Therapy Linked to New, Worsened Hypertension

Ibrutinib-related hypertension associated with increased risk for major adverse cardiovascular events
A drop in household income over six years is associated with a higher risk for subsequent incident cardiovascular disease during the next 17 years

Changes in Household Income Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Drop in income linked to higher risk for incident disease, while increase in income lowers risk
Poor glycemic control is associated with increased risks for stroke and death among patients with type 2 diabetes

Poor Glycemic Control May Up Risk for Stroke, Death in T2DM

Risk for stroke, death increased with each 10 mmol/mol increase in HbA1c level
Patient portal use has a positive impact on preventive health behaviors

Patient Portal Use Has Positive Impact on Preventive Health Behaviors

Portal users more likely to be younger, white, have commercial insurance, higher annual income

Nearly 5 Million Youth Are Obese in the United States

Obesity rate has held steady in recent years
The estimated pooled prevalence of hypertension in children is 4 percent

Global Prevalence of Pediatric Hypertension About 4 Percent

Meta-analysis of 47 articles used to estimate pooled prevalence in the general pediatric population
The odds of developing autism spectrum disorder are increased for children with congenital heart disease

Odds of Autism Up in Children With Congenital Heart Disease

Higher odds seen for specific lesions, including atrial, ventricular septal defects
There is a dose-dependent relationship between diagnosis of osteoporosis and statin treatment

Statins Tied to Osteoporosis in Dose-Dependent Manner

Low-dose statins may offer protective effect against osteoporosis
Paclitaxel drug-eluting devices used for endovascular revascularization of peripheral vessels do not appear to be associated with increased mortality over 11 years compared with uncoated devices

No Increased Mortality Seen With Paclitaxel Drug-Eluting Devices

In safety analysis, long-term mortality did not increase with use of paclitaxel-based devices