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Most Inflammatory, Cardiac Manifestations of MIS-C Resolve

Most inflammatory markers normalized by one to four weeks; however, elevated double-negative T cells seen in 92 percent at one to four months

Survival Up for Multiple Cancer Types for Teens, Young Adults

Limited or no improvement seen in female breast cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, and bone and joint sarcomas

Carboplatin Intensification Beneficial for Group 3 Medulloblastoma

Therapy intensification with carboplatin improved five-year event-free survival in children with high-risk group 3 medulloblastoma only

Screen Time Tied to Cognition, Behavior in Children Born Preterm

More than two hours of daily screen time may contribute to adverse outcomes in children aged 6 to 7 years who were extremely preterm at birth

Vaccinations Start to Climb in States Hit Hard by Delta Variant

Variant, which first emerged in India, now accounts for an estimated 83 percent of coronavirus samples genetically identified in the United States

Circulation of Respiratory Viruses Low During COVID-19 Pandemic

Influenza activity decreased in March 2020, remained low through May 2021; decrease seen in other viruses, with no increase until Spring 2021

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

AAN: Head Impact Rates Higher for Soccer Training Activities

Team interaction activities, game play linked to highest rotational kinematics, but lowest impact rates

Geographic Disparities Found in Cancer Diagnosis Stage, Mortality for AYAs

Living in rural counties and living farther from reporting hospital detrimental for adolescents and young adults with cancer

Disparities Seen for Racial, Ethnic Minorities in Outpatient Practices

Visit rates lower for Black individuals versus Whites for 23 of 29 specialties, with marked disparities for dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery