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Risk Factors ID’d for Atrial Fibrillation With Type 1 Diabetes

Risk factors for developing atrial fibrillation similar to those seen for other forms of cardiovascular disease
A substantial proportion of older patients with high-risk acute myeloid leukemia treated with chemotherapy are long-term survivors

High Response Seen for Chemo in Seniors With High-Risk AML

Complete response rate for patients treated with chemo was 69 percent; three-year OS was 21 percent
Late-life women with osteoporosis

Elderly Women May Still Benefit From Osteoporosis Treatment

High hip fracture probability seen despite accounting for competing mortality risk
Almost all health care workers with acute respiratory illness report working at least one day while symptomatic

Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic

Likelihood of working higher if symptoms less severe and on illness onset date versus subsequent days
The new editor-in-chief of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine is Eric J. Rubin

New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief

Eric J. Rubin succeeds Jeffrey Drazen, who has been the editor-in-chief since 2000
In the United States

2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years

Season was of moderate severity and lasted 21 weeks; illness mainly attributed to influenza A viruses
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Late-Life Diabetes Status Tied to New Cognitive Impairment

Diabetes in late life with poor glycemic control, longer duration linked to incident cognitive impairment
Climate change will cause some regions of the world to "smash" high temperature records every year in the coming century

High Temperature Records Will be ‘Smashed’ in Coming Century

High temps increase risk for heat stroke, breathing issues, heart attacks, kidney problems
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm vary with sex

USPSTF Addresses Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

One-time ultrasound screening recommended for men aged 65 to 75 who have ever smoked
Higher soy consumption is linked to fewer osteoporotic fractures in younger breast cancer survivors

High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors

Findings seen among pre-/perimenopausal survivors of stage 0 to III breast cancer