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TT HealthWatch - Friday, January 28, 2022

This week's topics include treating young children for peanut allergy, myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination, Janus kinase inhibitors and rheumatoid arthritis, and screening for atrial fibrillation.

0:40 Myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination
1:40 Outcome overall fairly good
2:40 With virus symptoms weeks or months later
3:34 Treating very young children for peanut allergy
4:35 146 kids, 96 in treatment group
5:38 Started under age 2 most had remission
6:43 How can you tell you should treat?
7:05 Screening for atrial fibrillation
8:08 Used implantable loop recorder to detect
9:08 Controversy in populations at risk
9:40 Tofacitinib and rheumatoid arthritis
10:42 Followed for four years
11:42 Doesn't decrease as much as TNF inhibitor?
12:30 Five years of treatment
13:15 End

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