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Erythrocytosis ID’d in 11 Percent of Trans Men Using Testosterone

Factors associated with erythrocytosis include tobacco use, long-acting undecanoate injections, age at initiation of testosterone

Timing of Exercise May Be Linked to Cardiovascular Fitness

Associations significant for men with type 2 diabetes, but less so for women

Neurologic Involvement Common in Children Hospitalized With COVID-19

Twelve percent of those with neurologic involvement develop life-threatening conditions associated with COVID-19

FDA Warns Consumers to Not Use Ivermectin for COVID-19

Agency has received reports of patients requiring medical support after self-medicating with ivermectin for use in horses

Globalization of Cancer Trials Tied to Lower Enrollment of Blacks

Significant inverse correlation identified between proportion of patients enrolled outside the U.S. and disparity score

Suicide Decedents in Child Welfare System Had Used Health Services

Young suicide decedents more likely to have accessed mental health services, physical health services; visited ED

Inflammatory Heart Disease After COVID-19 Rare in Athletes

Five athletes (0.6 percent) had cardiac magnetic resonance imaging findings suggestive of inflammatory heart disease

New Models Predict Risk for Ventilation, Death From COVID-19

Age not a predictor of which hospitalized COVID-19 patients will require ventilation

Tobacco Exposure Tied to Hypertension in Children

Findings based on study of more than 8,500 children ages 8 to 19 years

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...