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Incidence of blood-culture confirmed typhoid fever lower among children who received Vi-TCV vaccine than those who received control.
Public Option 2.0 may be the most realistic way to guarantee universal coverage with a broad choice of providers and with medical prices held down by the government.
As of July 29, 2021, a total of 2022 cases of congenital syphilis were reported to the CDC, surpassing the number of cases reported in 2019 and the highest case count since 1994.
A 26-year-old woman with two prior cesarean deliveries presented in preterm labor. Placental vessels were visualized during surgery.
Treatment for acute uncomplicated appendicitis may involve appendectomy or nonoperative care. Shared decision making is recommended.
Erin Fuse Brown discusses lessons from U.S. states that have enacted public option health plans.
KEYNOTE-836: In advanced cervical cancer, median PFS was 10.4 months with pembrolizumab and 6 months with placebo. Overall survival at 2 years was 50.4% and 40.4%, respectively. #ESMO21
Why has the United States handled this pandemic so badly? The Editors note that although we came into this crisis with enormous advantages, our current political leaders have demonstrated that they are dangerously incompetent.
Medical students have higher rates of depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout than the general population. Schools have begun revisiting their procedures to ensure that they are doing everything possible to meet the #mentalhealth care needs of their students.
Just published: article from China CDC describes a novel coronavirus detected in patients with pneumonia whose specimens were tested at an early stage of the outbreak. The authors describe clinical features of the pneumonia in three of these patients.
A 36-year-old man was admitted to the ICU with an acute exacerbation of chronic #heartfailure . After a ventricular assist device was placed & anticoagulation therapy initiated, hemoptysis developed, and he expectorated a cast of the right bronchial tree.
Data on 8910 patients hospitalized with a diagnosis of #COVID19 were analyzed. Neither the use of angiotensin-converting–enzyme inhibitors nor the use of angiotensin-receptor blockers was associated with an increased risk of in-hospital death.