Today's Health News

Patients With Diabetes Still Require More Hospitalizations for Infections

Excess risk has not improved over time and may be increasing for certain infections in young adults

Effect of Fluoxetine on Repetitive Behaviors in ASD Youth Unclear

Interpretation of results limited by high dropout rate, null findings of prespecified analyses

First Use of Flavored Tobacco Linked to Subsequent Use

First use of flavored tobacco products associated with subsequent regular use of these products

ASA: Opioid-Free Pediatric Tonsillectomy Feasible

Majority of children opioid-free intraoperatively do not need opioids postoperatively

More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year

20 more insurers will be participating in 2020, expanding consumer choice in many states

Most Preemies Survive Into Adulthood Without Major Comorbidities

Findings observed in Swedish cohort of premature infants born between 1973 and 1997

Exercise Intolerance May Harm Neurocognition in ALL Survivors

Exercise intolerance tied to impaired neurocognition in adult survivors of childhood ALL

Antiviral Antibodies ID’d in CSF of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cases

High levels of CSF enterovirus-specific antibodies identified in AFM cases versus controls

Safe Infant Sleep Practices Suboptimal Across the U.S.

Receipt of provider advice on safe sleep practices varies but is associated with increased practice use

Lower Birth Weight May Protect Against Allergies

However, effects might differ between allergic diseases