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The use of plasma infusion therapies (often called "vampire" treatments

FDA Warns About ‘Miracle’ Young Blood Infusion Treatments

Expensive 'fountain of youth' therapies are unproven, potentially harmful
Sixty-three more cases of illness in a Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products have been reported since Dec. 21

CDC: Salmonella Cases Tied to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279

Cases reported in 41 states and the District of Columbia; 107 people have been hospitalized
Chronic wasting disease has been found in wild deer

Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Deer in 24 States

No evidence disease can spread to humans, but hunters should be careful around potentially infected animals
Despite adequate levels of prescriber

Inappropriate Use of Fentanyl Preps Seen Despite Awareness

Claims data show many prescribed transmucosal immediate-release fentanyl were opioid-nontolerant
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for women at increased risk for carrying a BRCA1/2 mutation as well as genetic counseling and testing as indicated for those screening positive. These recommendations form the basis of a draft recommendation statement published online Feb. 19 by the USPSTF.

USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for BRCA Mutations

Those with positive results should be provided with genetic counseling, testing if indicated
Oxygen saturation is higher and incidence of severe hypoxemia is lower for positive-pressure ventilation with a bag mask versus no ventilation in critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation

Higher O2 Sats With Manual Vent During Intubation of Critically Ill

Findings seen with bag-mask ventilation vs. no ventilation for adults undergoing tracheal intubation
Metastasis-free survival is significantly longer among men with nonmetastatic

Darolutamide Slows Spread of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Significant survival benefit seen, adverse events similar between darolutamide and placebo
People receiving hormone therapy during gender transition have an increased risk for cardiovascular events

Cardiovascular Risk Increased During Gender Transition

Transwomen had higher incidence of strokes, VTEs than reference men and women
Higher push-up capacity is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease events among male firefighters

Higher Push-Up Capacity Linked to Lower Incidence of CVD Events

Significant negative association identified in male firefighters who were followed for 10 years
Children with amblyopia have significantly lower mean peer acceptance and physical competence scores at age 3 to 7 years

Lower Self-Perception Observed in Children With Amblyopia

Mean peer acceptance, physical competence scores lower at ages 3 to 7 compared with controls