A proposal to ease patents and related protections on COVID-19 vaccines in order to help developing nations fight the pandemic will be considered at a two-day meeting of a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel.
The researchers’ objective was to investigate whether racial/ethnic minority groups, women, and older adults are underrepresented among participants in vaccine clinical trials.
Routine vitamin D and calcium supplementation in older adults is not supported for lowering the incidence of osteoporosis-related fractures.
In patients with rheumatic diseases, the incidence of pneumocystis pneumonia was reduced with primary prophylaxis with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.
A recent study assessed whether gout is a cardiovascular risk equivalent for stroke and myocardial infarction, similar to diabetes.
Sensitivity to physical activity in older adults may be a risk factor for reduced physical activity.
Identification of the biologic pathways by which psychosocial trauma may increase a woman’s risk for autoimmune disorders is critical and may offer greater insight into disease etiology and strategies for prevention.
Daily B vitamins and folic acid do not affect fracture risk in women with preexisting CV disease.
Postoperative bone mineral density loss in gastric cancer may be affected by the reconstruction method.
The need for better adherence to basic infection prevention was highlighted after an investigation around a septic arthritis outbreak.