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ATA Issues Guidelines for Managing Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Evidence-based guidelines address diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment, including early multidisciplinary care team involvement

AAN: Neurological Manifestations Common in Children With PIMS-TS

Children with neurological involvement have higher peak inflammatory markers, are more likely to be ventilated

Neighborhood Disadvantage Tied to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Cortical thinning partially mediates the association between neighborhood-level disadvantage and cognitive decline

CDC: U.S. STD Rate at Record High Again

In 2019, nearly 2.5 million Americans had an infection of chlamydia, gonorrhea, or syphilis

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine 90 Percent Effective Six Months After Second Dose

Company also says vaccine is 95 percent effective against severe cases of the disease

Protection Against Repeat SARS-CoV-2 Infection About 80 Percent

However, protection against repeat infection 47.1 percent among those aged 65 years and older

ENDO: Common Meds Interfere With TFTs in Older Adults on Thyroid Hormone

Almost one-third of older adults on thyroid replacement therapy take at least one medication that interferes with thyroid function tests

Head Injury Linked to Long-Term Risk for Dementia

Head injury linked to dementia risk in dose-dependent manner, with stronger associations for women, Whites

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

EV-D68, Acute Flaccid Myelitis Outbreaks Smaller Than Expected

Sizes of the outbreaks in the U.S. in 2020 likely reduced by nonpharmaceutical interventions related to COVID-19, such as social distancing