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Recent patterns of medication use in the ambulatory adult population of the United States: the Slone survey.
TLDR
In any given week, most US adults take at least 1 medication, and many take multiple agents; the substantial overlap between use of prescription medications and herbals/supplements raises concern about unintended interactions.
The epidemiology of acquired aplastic anemia
TLDR
The understanding of the epidemiology of aplastic anemia has improved considerably based on several decades of laboratory and clinical research, and clinical implications of epidemiological studies are discussed.
The Drug Etiology of Agranulocytosis and Aplastic Anemia
TLDR
Risk estimation for diseases with multiple causes Etiologically relevant risk intervals Regional variation of drug-induced agranulocytosis The strengths and limitations of the present study Concluding remarks.
The epidemiology of aplastic anemia in Thailand.
TLDR
Most striking was the large etiologic fraction in a rural region accounted for by animal exposures and drinking of water from sources such as wells, rural taps, and rainwater, consistent with an infectious etiology for many cases of aplastic anemia in Thailand.
Oxalobacter formigenes may reduce the risk of calcium oxalate kidney stones.
TLDR
Colonization with O. formigenes is associated with a 70% reduction in the risk for being a recurrent calcium oxalate stone former, and the inverse association was consistently present within strata of age, gender, race/ethnicity, region, and antibiotic use.
Medications as Risk Factors of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Children: A Pooled Analysis
TLDR
It is suspected that acetaminophen (paracetamol) use increases the risk of Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis among more unexpected risk factors.
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