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Reduction in PTSD Symptoms Linked to Decrease in T2DM

Patients with clinically meaningful reduction in PTSD Checklist score less likely to develop type 2 diabetes

Antibiotic Use Tied to Higher Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Findings show a dose- or frequency-dependent association; all antibiotic classes linked to higher odds for RA

As-Needed Inhaler Use an Option for Children With Mild Asthma

Study in African-American children shows symptom-based adjustment of inhaled corticosteroids is feasible

Low-Cost, Fixed-Dose Polypill Reduces Risk for Major CV Events

Drop in risk for major cardiovascular events even greater for those with high adherence to polypill

Radiologists Performing More Paracenteses, Thoracenteses

2004 to 2016 saw increase in paracentesis, thoracentesis procedures performed by radiologists

Weight Loss Feasible Regardless of Psychiatric Meds Use

Weight loss amount similar for women taking and not taking psychiatric medications

Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders

Odds increased for mental health disorders, HIV infection, systemic illnesses

Prevalence of Celiac Disease High in First-Degree Relatives

FDRs with villous atrophy identified with high sensitivity and specificity by anti-TTG ≥2.75 of ULN

Most HPV-Linked Cancers Due to Types Targeted by 9vHPV Vaccine

In 2012 to 2016, 92 percent of cancers attributable to HPV due to HPV types targeted by 9vHPV vaccine

Hospitalizations With Psych Diagnosis Common in ESKD

Dialysis adults hospitalized with psychiatric diagnoses have higher risk of all-cause death