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Worse Outcomes in Community-Acquired Pneumonia Linked to Higher FGF21 Levels

January 21, 2019 Share this content: A secondary analysis of 2 clinical trials revealed that patients with CAP who present with higher FGF21 may have an increased risk for 30-day mortality. A secondary analysis of 2 clinical trials found that patients with moderate-to-severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) have an increased risk for clinical instability, prolonged hospitalization,… Read More »

Worse Outcomes From Legionella Pneumonia in Individuals With Advanced HIV

December 25, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: The mortality due to Legionella infection in people living with HIV did not differ from individuals without HIV, but people with advanced HIV have increased mortality risk. Previous results stated that Legionella pneumonia characteristics may not differ in individuals with HIV and individuals who… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Bipolar Disorder

In treating pregnant women with mood or anxiety disorders, we tend to focus primarily on the reproductive safety of psychotropic medications; however, it must be recognized that withholding or withdrawing pharmacologic treatment for depression or anxiety during pregnancy may carry some degree of risk. Untreated psychiatric illness in the mother cannot be considered a benign… Read More »