Today's Health News

RSNA: Deep Learning Model Can Predict Breast Cancer Risk

DL model using screening mammography biomarkers can improve accuracy for predicting future breast cancer risk

SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence Low in U.S. From July to Sept. 2020

Jurisdiction-level seroprevalence varied from less than 1 percent to 23 percent across four collection periods

CDC Director Warns of Dire Winter Ahead for COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Deaths

Redfield says that the coming winter months are going to be 'the most difficult time in the public health history of this nation'

FDA Approves Drug for PET Imaging of Prostate Cancer

Approval of Gallium 68 PSMA-11 provides new imaging approach to detect prostate cancer metastasis or recurrence

Parosmia Tied to Smell Recovery After Olfactory Training

Parosmia linked to clinically relevant recovery in patients with postinfectious smell loss receiving olfactory training

Pembrolizumab Slows MSI-H-dMMR Metastatic CRC

Pembrolizumab superior to chemo for progression-free survival among patients who had not previously received treatment

Gestational Age at Birth Tied to Hospitalizations to Age 10

Children born <28 weeks had highest rate of hospital admission; risk also up for children born at 38 weeks

Dexamethasone May Hinder Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma

Findings seen in preclinical studies of mice, survival data from patients receiving PD-(L)1 blockade for GBM

Federal Rules Tied to Reduced ED Visits for Pediatric Magnet Ingestions

Tighter industry regulation tied to fewer emergency department visits, while lack of rules tied to more visits

More Long-Term Dialysis Patients Aligned to ACOs

Among Medicare beneficiaries on dialysis, less spent per beneficiary-quarter for ACO-aligned versus nonaligned