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Recipients of the herpes zoster subunit vaccine

Robust Immune Responses for Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine

Humoral response seen for 97.8 percent of HZ/su vaccine recipients versus 2 percent of placebo
Increasing patients' physical activity is an effective strategy to lower future risk of heart failure

Starting Exercise Even in Older Age Cuts Heart Failure Risk

Benefit seen from approximately 30 minutes of brisk walking four times per week
There is a bidirectional association between depression and heart rate variability

Depression-Heart Rate Variability Link Is Bidirectional

Study performed in twin pairs found associations between HRV, Beck Depression Inventory score
For patients with active cancer and venous thromboembolism (VTE)

Rivaroxaban Linked to Low VTE Recurrence in Active Cancer

Lower rate of VTE recurrence, but higher clinically relevant non-major bleeding versus dalteparin
Semaglutide is safe and effective for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Semaglutide Found to Be Effective Against Type 2 Diabetes

The once-weekly glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist cuts HbA1c, body weight
Pharmacists should counsel Muslim patients who fast during Ramadan with respect to their medications and adjusting their medication regimen

Pharmacists Should Counsel Patients Fasting for Ramadan

Pharmacists can suggest adjustments for meds taken several times per day, those affected by food intake
Patients undergoing urological procedures use just over half of their initial prescription of opioids

AUA: Many Have Unused Opioids After Urologic Procedures

Patients use just over half of initial prescription; highest percentage of unused meds for cystectomy
Waterpipe tobacco smoking (or hookah smoking) accounts for half of young adults' tobacco smoke exposure

Over Half of Young Adult Smoke Volume Exposure From Hookahs

Toxicant exposure to tar, carbon monoxide, nicotine lower, but still substantial, compared to cigarettes
Stigmatizing language used in medical records to describe patients can influence medical students and residents in terms of their attitudes towards the patient and their clinical decision-making

Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care

Stigmatizing language may transmit bias, influence trainees' attitudes
Various clinical symptoms precede the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis by several years

Various Clinical Disturbances Precede MS Diagnosis

Understanding prodromal signs may improve multiple sclerosis identification