Patients often pick cannabis for pelvic pain; LDL target of 70 lowers recurrent stroke risk



Cannabis frequently is used for endometriosis pain

By Jim Kling

Survey finds more than a third of patients have used marijuana or CBD.

Other News:
Treating LDL to below 70 reduces recurrent stroke
Patients had fewer events than those with an LDL cholesterol level between 90 and 110.

Geriatric IBD hospitalization carries steep inpatient mortality
A major unmet need exists for better guideline-directed management of geriatric patients hospitalized for IBD.

Two national analyses confirm safety of 9vHPV vaccine
Among 28 million doses delivered since 2015, 7,244 adverse events were reported – an event rate of 1 per 7 million vaccinations.

Early onset of atopic dermatitis linked to poorer control
Children who develop atopic dermatitis in the first 2 years of life are more likely to have poorly controlled or persistent disease.

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