Today's Health News

Overweight Less Likely in Infants With More Sleep, Fewer Awakenings

Odds of infant overweight from 1 to 6 months lower with increase in nighttime sleep duration, decrease in number of waking bouts

PCPs Not Routinely Recommending Early Behavioral Treatment for ADHD

Only 11 percent of preschoolers with ADHD diagnosis or symptoms received referrals for parent training in behavior management

USPSTF Presents New Approach to Sex, Gender in Recommendations

Task force will use inclusive approach to identify issues related to sex, gender in guideline development; will use gender-neutral language

Neuroimaging Soon After Trauma May Predict Stress Response

Three clusters replicated in samples with variety of trauma types; clusters showed different patterns of posttrauma symptoms

High-Dose Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Beneficial for Cerebral Palsy

Regardless of constraint type, high-dose CIMT consistently produced pattern of greatest short- and long-term gains

Lifetime Physical Activity Not Linked to Risk for ALS

Heavy occupational work intensity may increase ALS risk; survival in newly diagnosed ALS patients worse with inactivity, highest activity level

More Than Half of COVID-19 Survivors Have Postacute Sequelae

Most common sequelae include functional mobility impairments, pulmonary abnormalities, and mental health disorders

2016 to 2018 Saw 181,227 TBI-Related Deaths in United States

In 43 states, suicide was leading cause of TBI-related deaths; in other states, main causes were unintentional falls, motor vehicle crashes

Potential Safety Concern for Guillain-Barré Syndrome ID’d for Ad26.COV2.S

Based on preliminary findings for presumptive GBS, overall observed-to-expected rate ratio estimated to be 4.18 for 42-day window

Risk Factors ID’d for Conversion From RIS to Multiple Sclerosis

For radiologically isolated syndrome, younger age, spinal cord lesions, gadolinium-enhancing lesions at time of index scan tied to increased risk