Maternal HBV infection raises preterm birth risk
Women with hepatitis B virus infection prior to becoming pregnant are significantly more likely to have a preterm birth than those without HBV, shows an analysis of a Chinese population-based cohort.
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Hopes revived for CD40L blockade in SLE
Phase I trial results suggest that the CD40 ligand inhibitor dapirolizumab pegol is well tolerated and elicits a clinical response in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
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Opioid use common in cancer survivors
A Canadian population-based study shows higher prescribing rates for opioids among cancer survivors than in individuals without a prior cancer diagnosis.
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Decrease in walking speed predicts future OA risk
Results from an Osteoarthritis Initiative study suggest that people whose walking speed slows down over a 1-year period have an increased risk for developing knee osteoarthritis over the following 2 years compared with those who maintain a consistent pace.
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