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Corticosteroid Exposure Affects Bone Health in Asthma Patients

Oral, inhaled corticosteroid use linked to increased risk for osteoporosis, fragility fractures
Vertebral fractures are a clinical marker of fragility and poor prognosis in patients with COVID-19

Vertebral Fractures Marker of Poorer Prognosis in COVID-19

COVID-19 patients with vertebral fractures more often require noninvasive mechanical ventilation
For patients with a primary diagnosis of hip or knee osteoarthritis

Total Joint Arthroplasty Linked to Reduced Risk for Falls

Risk for falls significantly reduced for patients undergoing total hip, knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis
For older adults

More Physical Activity, Less Sitting Beneficial for Seniors

Global mental, physical health improved with more MPVA, less sitting for seniors with, without cancer history
An inactivated severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccine seems safe and induces humoral responses

Inactivated SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Well Tolerated in Phase 1/2 Trial

Neutralizing antibody geometric mean titers higher in vaccine group at day 42 in phase 1 trial
For about 20 percent of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration

Anti-VEGF Therapy May Aid Visual Acuity in Some nAMD Patients

Useful visual acuity preserved for about 20 percent of patients over their average remaining lifetime
For older adults

Social Activity Tied to Integrity of Brain Structure in Older Adults

Greater integrity of gray matter seen on brain MRI in older adults with higher levels of social engagement
Most older adults using cannabis report initiating use after the age of 60 years primarily to treat pain

Cannabis Use Common in Older Adults

Most indicate using after age 60 years for medical purposes
About 20 percent of high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac surgery will develop one or more major adverse cardiovascular events within one year

MACE Up for High-Risk Patients After Noncardiac Surgery

Incidence of MACE 20.6 percent within 365 days in patients at increased CV risk
Although three-fourths of U.S. prostate cancer cases in 2003 to 2017 were localized

U.S. Incidence of Distant-Stage Prostate Cancer Up, 2010 to 2017

Five-year survival for distant-stage prostate cancer improved from 2011 to 2016