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Exposure to maternal hypothyroidism during the periconceptual period is associated with an increased risk for childhood attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in offspring

Maternal Hypothyroidism Linked to Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Risk for ADHD increased in children of mothers with hypothyroidism diagnosed prior to, during pregnancy
Nicotine electronic cigarettes improve long-term smoking cessation compared with nicotine replacement therapy

Electronic Cigarettes Improve Long-Term Smoking Cessation

Quit rates higher in people randomly assigned to nicotine e-cigarettes versus nicotine replacement therapy
For patients with diabetes mellitus and obesity

UEG: Pancreatic CA Down With Bariatric Sx for Obese With DM

Prevalence of pancreatic cancer higher in patients with predisposing diabetes and obesity without BS
Women who experience their first myocardial infarction at ≤50 years of age are less likely than men to undergo coronary revascularization or be treated with guideline-directed medical therapies

Outcomes Worse for Women With MI at 50 Years or Younger

Women less likely to undergo coronary revascularization, receive guideline-directed medical treatment
Use of aspirin

Use of Common Meds Tied to Lower Lung Cancer Mortality

Combined use of aspirin, statins, metformin tied to lower lung cancer risk and mortality
Ertugliflozin is noninferior to placebo with respect to major adverse cardiovascular events among patients with type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Ertugliflozin Noninferior for CV Outcomes in T2DM With ASCVD

Ertugliflozin is noninferior to placebo for the primary end point of major adverse cardiovascular events
Bariatric surgery is associated with longer life expectancy than usual care among patients with obesity

Bariatric Surgery Linked to Longer Life Expectancy in Obesity

Adjusted median life expectancy three years longer with bariatric surgery than with usual obesity care
For all specialties

Modest Increase in Patient Visits Could Offset Costs of Scribes

Model shows adding two new or three return patient visits per day profitable for all specialties
Sitagliptin treatment added to standard care is associated with reduced mortality and improved clinical outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes hospitalized with COVID-19

Sitagliptin May Cut Mortality in T2DM Patients With COVID-19

Sitagliptin at time of hospitalization linked to reduced mortality, improved clinical outcomes
Warning letters have been sent to five companies for illegally selling dietary supplements that contain cesium chloride

FDA Warns Companies About Illegal Sales of Dietary Supplements

The supplements contain cesium chloride, but no cesium chloride-containing products are FDA-approved