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Delay to Admission From ED Tied to Increase in 30-Day Mortality

Statistically significant linear increase observed in mortality from five hours after time of arrival at emergency department up to 12 hours

Closed-Loop System Improves Glycemic Control in Young Children With T1DM

Percentage of time with glucose level in target range higher during closed-loop period versus sensor-augmented pump therapy period

Semaglutide Superior to Liraglutide for Weight Loss

Findings reported for subcutaneous treatment in overweight, obese adults also using diet, physical activity

One-Third of Pregnant Women Report Mental Distress During Pandemic

Health behavior impacts showed a dose-response relationship with mental health distress

Myopia Progressed Faster in Children Under COVID-19 Lockdowns

Exploratory analysis shows link between optical defocus treatment and slower progression of myopia in school-aged children

Vaccine Effectiveness Against Symptomatic COVID-19 Wanes

But protection against COVID-19 hospitalization, death after two doses of BNT162b2 or CHAdOx1-S is more durable

Brain Imaging May ID THC-Linked Impairment in Cannabis Users

Measurement of prefrontal cortex oxygenated hemoglobin concentration with functional near-infrared spectroscopy may detect THC impairment

Biosimilars Could Cut Spending for Biologic Therapy in the U.S.

Increased market growth of biosimilars that are similar to brand-name biologic agents has the potential to reduce spending on prescription drugs

Peanut Oral Immunotherapy at Younger Age Ups Desensitization in Children

More children who received immunotherapy met the primary outcome of desensitization and remission criteria

Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease Largely Unchanged From 2011 to 2018

However, some small but significant increases and decreases seen in specific geographic areas