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USPSTF Recommends Screening for Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Screening with blood pressure measurements has substantial net benefits and is recommended throughout pregnancy

Four Genetic Variants ID’d for Risk for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

All four risk variants were predicted to be deleterious and were located in two immune pathways

Pneumococcal Infection Reduced in Children With Sickle Cell Since PCV13

After 2010, all invasive pneumococcal infection serotypes were those not included in 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Extended-Release Buprenorphine Not Necessarily Cost-Effective

Extended-release buprenorphine not cost-effective when transmucosal buprenorphine is available for treatment of OUD

Premenopausal Bilateral Oophorectomy Linked to Chronic Conditions

More chronic conditions seen in late midlife for women with history of PBO with or without hysterectomy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Tied to Fewer Suicide Attempts

Findings seen for the high-risk population of teens with bipolar spectrum disorder

High-Intensity Statins Underused With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Authors say findings show gaps between practice and guideline-based care

Subsequent Breast Cancer Risk Higher for Child Cancer Survivors Receiving Doxorubicin

More than twofold increase in risk seen for those treated with ≥200 mg/m² cumulative doxorubicin versus no doxorubicin

Cediranib Shows Promise for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

No significant improvement in progression-free, overall survival seen with addition of lenalidomide to cediranib

Respiratory Infections in Childhood Increased With Urbanized Living at Birth

Environmental factors, including breastfeeding and visible damp, are associated with risk for infections