In the Journals

Some CV medications prescribed less often to women than men

May 20, 2020
Women with established CVD had lower rates of prescriptions for statins, aspirin and ACE inhibitors compared with men, according to a systematic…

Important COVID-19 updates related to mental health

May 20, 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and measures to combat the spread of the virus have significantly impacted the mental health of individuals throughout…
Meeting News

Combination testing may identify who benefits from dose optimization in Crohn’s

May 20, 2020
Among patients with Crohn’s disease, combination testing of the endoscopic healing index and anti-tumor necrosis factor concentration may…

Arkansas church gatherings lead to dozens of cases of COVID-19

May 20, 2020
Several gatherings at an Arkansas church between March 6 and 11 resulted in 35 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among attendees and 26 additional cases…

Biologic Association aims to provide high-level evidence on regenerative medicine

May 20, 2020
At the end of 2017, with the demand for the use of biologics in orthopedics outstripping the science as well as the safety and efficacy information…

Timber Pharmaceuticals completes merger

May 20, 2020
Timber Pharmaceuticals Inc., formerly BioPharmX Corporation, has finalized a merger with Timber Pharmaceuticals LLC, according to a press release…

BLOG: What if you could scan a patient's mind?

May 20, 2020
Remember Spock with his mind meld? In just a few seconds of somewhat awkward intimacy, he could understand all the thoughts, knowledge and…
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ASCO releases guidance on resource allocation during COVID-19 pandemic

May 20, 2020
Oncologists have a responsibility to help their patients make the best decisions possible in terms of cancer treatment. However, as the
In the Journals

Thyroid-stimulating antibody positivity may predict vertebral fracture risk in Graves’ disease

May 20, 2020
A cohort of postmenopausal Japanese women were more likely to sustain a vertebral fracture if they had thyroid-stimulating antibodies compared with…
In the Journals

TB recurrence increases by nearly ninefold between episodes 2 and 5

May 20, 2020
Rates of tuberculosis recurrence increased by almost ninefold between episode 2 and 5 regardless of HIV status, according to a study assessing…
Feature

Evidence mounts supporting inhaled nitric oxide as COVID-19 treatment

May 20, 2020
Research exploring inhaled nitric oxide’s potential to treat COVID-19 is underway. Nitric oxide works mechanistically as “a naturally…
Meeting News

Cancer screening in scleroderma, dermatomyositis: What to do?

May 20, 2020
Cancer screening for high-risk patients with scleroderma should involve basic age, sex and risk factor targeted screening, paying particular…
Meeting News

Pharmacokinetic analysis of LADDER trial shows sustained efficacy of ranibizumab refillable implant

May 19, 2020
A pharmacokinetic analysis of the LADDER trial indicates that the Port Delivery System filled with the higher 100 mg/mL dose provides continuous…
In the Journals

Neonatal tetanus deaths decrease by 85% as elimination efforts continue

May 19, 2020
Globally, reported cases of neonatal tetanus decreased by 90% from 2000 to 2018 and neonatal deaths from the bacterial infection fell 85%, according…
In the Journals

No link between strenuous physical activity, radiographic knee osteoarthritis

May 19, 2020
There was no associated between long-term, strenuous physical activity and incident radiographic knee osteoarthritis, according to data published in…
In the Journals

Flu vaccination in patients with diabetes reduces hospitalization risk

May 19, 2020
Influenza vaccination of patients with diabetes decreased the risk for influenza-related hospitalization by 46%, according to a study examining six…
In the Journals

Opioid use linked to increased hip fracture risk for patients on hemodialysis

May 19, 2020
Findings indicated use of opioid analgesics was associated with increased risk for hip fracture among patients on maintenance hemodialysis. According…

Regimen extends PFS in relapsed multiple myeloma

May 19, 2020
The addition of isatuximab-irfc to carfilzomib and dexamethasone significantly prolonged PFS among patients with relapsed multiple myeloma, according…
Meeting News

Results of RPE cell transplantation encouraging in dry AMD

May 19, 2020
Subretinal transplantation of retinal pigment epithelial cells derived from human embryonic stem cells appears to be well tolerated in patients with…
Feature

Evidence suggests no COVID-19-related harm from RAAS antagonists

May 19, 2020
Because the virus that causes COVID-19 acts through the ACE2 receptor, there was concern that use of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system antagonists…