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FDA Grants Priority Review to Pfizer’s RSV Vaccine Candidate for Older Americans
The FDA has granted priority review to a biologics license application for Pfizer’s respiratory syncytial virus vaccine candidate, RSVpreF, for adults aged ≥60 years.
Respiratory Virus Season Update: By the Numbers
Drug Overdose Deaths Reach Record High among Pregnant, Postpartum Women in US
Drug overdose deaths increased approximately 81% among pregnant and postpartum women in the US from 2017 to 2020, according to new research.
Daily Dose: Statin Prescribing in Primary Care
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Daily Dose: Morning Exercise Reduces Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Pfizer-BioNTech Seek EUA for Omicron Booster in Children Aged Under 5 Years
Pfizer and BioNTech submitted an application to the FDA for emergency use authorization of their omicron BA.4/BA.5-adapted bivalent COVID-19 vaccines in children aged 6 months to 4 years.
Daily Dose: Top Factors that Predict Long COVID
Morning Exercise Reduces Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in a New Study of UK Adults
Being most physically active in the late morning had a 16% decreased risk of coronary artery disease and a 17% decreased risk of stroke compared to midday.
Daily Dose: ASCVD Risk Reduced by 10% with Diet
Adults with and Without COVID-19 Report Similar Negative Effects on Wellbeing 3 Months After Illness
Pandemic-related stress and depression may be slowing recovery from long COVID-19 and other illnesses, according to researchers.
Daily Dose: Benzodiazepines for Sleep Disorders Linked to Increased Risk for Drug Overdose among Youth
Daily Dose: US Preterm Birth Rate Reaches 15-year High
Benzodiazepines for Sleep Disorders Linked to Increased Risk for Drug Overdose among Youth
New findings suggest that the elevated risk of overdose with benzodiazepine use for sleep disorders is a critical safety consideration when treating young people.
Daily Dose: Parent-Pediatrician Vaccine Discussions Lagging?
Spinal Cord Stimulators for Chronic Pain May do More Harm than Good, Suggests Real-world Study
Large study comparing spinal cord stimulators to conventional medical management found a lack of clinical benefit for most patients and possible harm to some.
Daily Dose: HDL Cholesterol May No Longer be So "Good"
Daily Dose: High-risk Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Not Prescribed Anticoagulation
Study: Wearable Activity Trackers Have Potential to Support Decision Making, Clinical Care
Wearable activity trackers could potentially support clinical care for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, according to a new study.
Daily Dose: Over-the-Counter Naloxone
Certain Over-the-Counter Naloxone Products “May be Approvable,” According to Preliminary FDA Data
A preliminary assessment from the FDA suggests certain naloxone products may be safely used without a prescription to prevent opioid overdose deaths.
Opioids for Pain Management: Guideline Topline for Primary Care
A guideline topline of the CDC's 2022 clinical guidance for prescribing opioids for pain in adults.
Daily Dose: Investigational Fentanyl Vaccine
Study: Surprising Number of Postpartum Hypertension Cases Occurred More than 6 Weeks After Birth
Analysis of women who did not have high blood pressure while pregnant found that 1 in 10 were diagnosed with hypertension in the year after delivery.
Daily Dose: Early Oseltamivir in Hospitalized Children with Influenza
Daily Dose: Remote Hypertension and Lipid Program
Large Analysis of Hospitalized Children with Influenza Supports Early Oseltamivir Treatment
Early oseltamivir use reduced the length of hospitalization and risk for hospital readmission in children hospitalized with influenza, according to new research.
Daily Dose: Social Vulnerabilities Linked to Cardiometabolic Risk in Pregnant Women
Obesity Research Roundup for Primary Care: 5 Studies At-a-Glance from ObesityWeek® 2022
Semaglutide yields "amazing" weight loss in adolescents, phenotype-tailored lifestyle approach leads to greater weight loss vs standard methods, and more.
Daily Dose: Racial Disparities among Women Seeking Fertility Care
Social Vulnerabilities Linked to Cardiometabolic Risk in Pregnant Women in US, New Study Finds
AHA 2022: Study authors say more research is needed to investigate the impact of targeting social determinants of health to improve cardiometabolic risk and mortality in pregnant women.
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