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Neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years of age are equivalent after brief general anesthesia or awake-regional anesthesia in infancy

Brief Anesthesia in Infancy Does Not Mar Neurodevelopment

General anesthesia less than one hour does not seem to alter neurodevelopmental outcome at age 5
Growth in hospital prices and payments outpaced growth in physician prices and payments from 2007 through 2014

Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices

Efforts to reduce health care spending should focus on hospital prices
Achieving high serogroup B meningococcal vaccination coverage is recommended following university-based outbreaks of meningococcal disease caused by serogroup B

High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks

Estimated first-dose vaccination coverage varied from 14 to 98 percent in 10 university outbreaks
For adolescent athletes

Subsymptom Threshold Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery

Aerobic exercise prescribed during first week after sport-related concussion speeds recovery in teens
Medicare patients with multiple sclerosis face increasing out-of-pocket costs for disease-modifying therapies

Medicare Patients With MS Face Higher Out-of-Pocket Rx Costs

Projected cumulative out-of-pocket spending for disease-modifying therapies for 2019 was $6,894
People with a wide variety of chronic diseases are less physically active than individuals without chronic diseases

Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups

Mental health disorders tied to lowest moderate activity; those with CVD have lowest vigorous activity
A dynamic pattern of coordinated and anticoordinated functional magnetic resonance imaging signals can characterize healthy individuals and minimally conscious patients

Functional MRI Patterns Indicate Consciousness, Unconsciousness

Brains of unresponsive patients mainly have pattern of low interareal phase coherence
After adjustment for family-related factors and gestational age

Lower Birth Weight May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

ADHD, autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression tied to birth weight in sibling pairs
Yoga may be effective as a complementary or adjunct therapy for patients with rheumatoid arthritis taking disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs

Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity

RA patients assigned to yoga plus DMARD therapy also had a drop in depression symptoms
Neoadjuvant administration of programmed cell death protein 1 blockade seems to enhance local and systemic antitumor immune response in glioblastoma

Neoadjuvant PD-1 Blockade Seems Effective in Glioblastoma

Neoadjuvant pembrolizumab with adjuvant therapy after surgery linked to extended overall survival