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Cystatin C-Based Equation Accurate for Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate

Accuracy of eGFR was improved by the arithmetic mean of the EKFC eGFRcr and EKFC eGFRcys versus estimates for either biomarker alone

Outcomes Superior With CABG Versus Multivessel PCI

CABG linked to lower hospital mortality, fewer hospital admissions at three years, less repeat PCI, improved three-year survival

ACP Creates Living Guideline for Interventions During Acute Phase of Major Depression

American College of Physicians recommends monotherapy with cognitive therapy or second-generation antidepressant for patients in acute phase of moderate-to-severe depression

Deep Learning Reconstruction Enables Accelerated Knee MRI

Deep learning reconstructed knee MRI imaging diagnostically equivalent to conventional accelerated MRI for detecting abnormalities

Emergency Department Screening Program Can ID Undiagnosed Prediabetes, T2DM

Only 25.0 percent of patients who were identified self-reported having been diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes

Few Staff Receive Formal Training on CLABSI Surveillance for Home Infusion

Many surveillance staff receive no formal training on central line-associated bloodstream infection surveillance

Set of 15 Serum Biomarkers Can Predict Knee OA Progression

Set of biomarkers has prediction that is better than traditional prediction based on structural OA and pain severity

Intellectual Disability Seen in About One in Three Children With Autism

Black children less likely than White children to be identified with autism spectrum disorder without intellectual disability

Once-Weekly Efanesoctocog Alfa Beneficial in Severe Hemophilia A

Superior bleeding prevention to prestudy prophylaxis, normal or near-normal factor VIII activity, improvements in physical health, pain

CDC Reports on Prevalence of Seasonal and Food Allergies, Eczema

18.9 percent of children and 25.7 percent of adults had seasonal allergy; 10.8 and 7.3 percent had eczema in 2021