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Behavioral Risk Factors Contributed Most to Global Cancer Burden in 2019

From 2010 to 2019, greatest percent increase in cancer deaths and DALYs was due to metabolic risks

Depression Screening Increased With Routine Screening in Primary Care

Depression screening increased from 40.5 percent in 2017 to 88.8 percent in 2019; increases in screening seen in all at-risk groups

SMART Work and Life Intervention Reduces Sitting Time for Office Workers

Greater reduction in sitting time and increase in standing time seen with SWAL intervention plus height-adjustable desk

Clinical Management Guidelines Lacking for Monkeypox

Treatment guidance mainly limited to antiviral advice, vaccination recommended as postexposure prophylaxis

Metformin, Ivermectin, Fluvoxamine Do Not Prevent Severe COVID-19

No difference in the primary end point seen with any of the three medications versus placebo among adults with overweight or obesity

Lower Glycemic Criteria for GDM Does Not Cut Risk for LGA Infants

More women diagnosed with gestational diabetes with use of lower glycemic criteria, but risk for large-for-gestational-age infants did not differ

Day Care Tied to Morbidity in Children Born Preterm With BPD

ED visits, systemic steroid use, chronic respiratory symptoms more likely for children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia who attend day care

Gemcitabine/Docetaxel Treats Nonmuscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

Authors say Gem/Doce warrants further study for the treatment of BCG-naive high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer

Efficacy of Durvalumab for Early-Stage TNBC Examined by Race

In Phase I/II trial of durvalumab with neoadjuvant chemo, pathological complete response rates similar for Black, non-Black patients

Baseline Knowledge Uneven Among Cannabis Dispensary Personnel

Most cannabis dispensary personnel reported workplace cannabis therapeutics training to be unstandardized and weak