In the Journals

Fine motor skill deficits may predict language delays in children with autism

September 30, 2019
Fine motor skills were a key predictor of language outcomes in two longitudinal cohorts of language-delayed preschoolers with autism spectrum…
Feature

‘Explain the science’: PCPs can improve flu vaccine uptake among pregnant women

September 30, 2019
Pregnant women are “considered the most important risk group” that needs to get the influenza vaccine, researchers wrote in Vaccine
In the Journals

Air pollution linked to increased psychiatric symptoms in children

September 30, 2019
Findings from a case-crossover study revealed an association between daily outdoor air pollution levels and increased symptoms of psychiatric…
Meeting News

Dermatology pearls: Encourage sun protection, optimize steroids for cutaneous lupus

September 29, 2019
SAN DIEGO — While encouraging patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus to use adequate sun protection, rheumatologists should be treating…
Meeting News

Reconsidering, retiring the controversial ‘lupus headache’

September 28, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Although “lupus headache” remains a disease-related entity in the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index…
In the Journals

Study adds evidence of sexual exchange of G. vaginalis among women

September 28, 2019
Findings from a cohort study conducted in Australia indicated that Gardnerella vaginalis transmission occurs via sexual activity among women who have…
Meeting News

Minimizing prednisone, nephrotoxic agents crucial for lupus nephritis outcomes

September 28, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Rheumatologists treating patients with lupus nephritis should make a concerted effort to reduce or avoid use of NSAIDs and other…
Meeting News

Dispelling the myths of early RA

September 28, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Challenging accepted treatment paradigms may lead to better outcomes in early rheumatoid arthritis, according to findings presented…
Meeting News

Rheumatologists urged not to fear proliferation of autoinflammatory diseases

September 27, 2019
SAN DIEGO — A growing body of knowledge of autoinflammatory conditions may aid clinicians in managing these diseases, according to findings…
In the Journals

More than 70% of US adults are not aware of HPV cancer risks

September 27, 2019
More than 70% of adults in the United States are unaware that HPV causes anal, penile and oral cancers, according to research published in JAMA
Breaking News

THC products may be factor in outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries: CDC

September 27, 2019
Products containing tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may play a role in the outbreak of lung injuries associated with use of electronic cigarettes, or…
FDA News

FDA expands Rituxan indication for children with vasculitis diseases

September 27, 2019
The FDA announced the approval of Rituxan injection to treat granulomatosis with polyangiitis and microscopic polyangiitis in children 2 years and…
Meeting News

Rheumatologist input absent in disputed hydroxychloroquine guidelines

September 27, 2019
SAN DIEGO — The 2016 recommendations by the American Academy of Ophthalmology on “proper” dosage of hydroxychloroquine lacked…

Top stories in gastroenterology: generic Zantac recall, new keto diet insights and more

September 27, 2019
The top story in gastroenterology was Healio’s coverage of the fallout from reports that a possible human carcinogen was found in generic…

ACR: Safe Step Act would limit 'inappropriate' step therapy use

September 27, 2019
A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate this week would establish guidelines to prevent the inappropriate use of step therapy in…
Meeting News

Clinicians urged to act on modifiable factors in osteoarthritis

September 27, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Acting on modifiable factors such as obesity and joint injury prevention could have a huge impact on osteoarthritis pathogenesis…
In the Journals

Amount of alcohol consumed tied to dementia risk in older adults

September 27, 2019
The amount of alcohol older adults consume affects their risk for dementia differently depending on whether they have mild cognitive impairment…
In the Journals

Unique metabolic signature in baby teeth linked to ADHD, autism

September 27, 2019
Researchers identified metabolic signatures in baby teeth that were unique to ADHD, autism spectrum disorder and both neurodevelopment conditions…
Feature

Q&A: How three GIs are handling the Zantac recall

September 27, 2019
A week after halting the distribution of Zantac, Sandoz, the drug’s manufacturer, voluntarily recalled several formulations of the heartburn…
In the Journals

Neonatal early-onset sepsis calculator reduces use of empirical antibiotics

September 27, 2019
Use of a clinical risk stratification tool called the neonatal early-onset sepsis, or EOS, calculator was associated with a substantial reduction in…