Improve breast cancer survival through knowledge, behaviors, coordination

April 9, 2020
Although significant progress has been made in breast cancer care, challenges and opportunities remain in cancer survivorship. “There are a…
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Rheumatologists, pharmacists debate 'right to try' hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

April 9, 2020
More than 80% of surveyed U.S. pharmacists believe that hydroxychloroquine sulfate should be used as a potential treatment for COVID-19, raising…
In the Journals

Knee pain pattern linked to radiographic OA disease stage, duration

April 9, 2020
Knee pain patterns were associated with radiographic osteoarthritis disease stage and duration, in addition to pain severity, according to findings…

Retired physicians join fight against COVID-19 — should they?

April 8, 2020
COVID-19 is stretching the capacity of health care systems across the United States. The American Academy of Family Physicians and AMA have provided…
FDA News

FDA approves hydroxychloroquine new drug application to address COVID-19 related shortage

April 8, 2020
The FDA has approved an abbreviated new drug application for hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets to address ongoing shortages of the drug sparked by…

AMA: Science, not speculation, will defeat COVID-19

April 8, 2020
During an address to the National Press Club on Tuesday, AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, highlighted the importance of using scientifically…
In the Journals

Glucocorticoids, not biologics, increased adverse outcome risk after major surgery in RA

April 8, 2020
Recent use of biologics or targeted synthetic DMARDs is not associated with an increased risk for mortality or readmission following hip fracture…
In the Journals

Tenosynovial fluid white cell count complements ultrasound to rule out inflammatory tenosynovitis

April 7, 2020
Although a negative Doppler ultrasound can help rule out inflammatory disease in tenosynovitis, positive results are nonspecific and warrant…

Guest commentary: Clear communication, not the 'medium' is key during COVID-19 pandemic

April 7, 2020
In this guest commentary, Narayanachar S. Murali, MD, FACP, FACG, DNBPAS, from the Gastroenterology Associates of Orangeburg
In the Journals

PPE-associated headaches increase among health care workers amid COVID-19

April 7, 2020
Prolonged use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic such as N95 masks and protective eyewear was shown to cause or exacerbate…
In the Journals

ACE inhibitors heighten risk of renal crisis in systemic sclerosis

April 7, 2020
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in patients with systemic sclerosis and concomitant arterial hypertension demonstrate an independent risk…

FDA approves store brand equivalent of Voltaren

April 6, 2020
The FDA has approved an abbreviated new drug application from Perrigo for an over-the-counter store brand equivalent of Voltaren, according to a…

‘Unmasking COVID-19’: Healio to launch new podcast for front-line clinicians

April 6, 2020
Information about COVID-19 is evolving at a rapid pace. To help physicians stay informed of the latest developments, Healio is launching the…
In the JournalsPerspective

Childhood sexual, physical abuse increases adulthood lupus risk among black women

April 6, 2020
Black women who experience sexual and physical abuse during childhood are at an increased risk for developing systemic lupus erythematosus as an…
Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: Managing a private practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
In this Guest Commentary, Peter R. Honig, DO, a family physician with a private practice
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FDA's hydroxychloroquine emergency use order for COVID-19 draws mixed reactions

April 3, 2020
Rheumatologists, rheumatology patients and the organizations who represent both have reacted this week with a mixture of hope and dread following the…

Chronic disease patient nonprofit launches online COVID-19 support program

April 2, 2020
The nonprofit Global Healthy Living Foundation, and its digital advocacy community CreakyJoints, have launched of an online COVID-19 support and…

ACR, rheumatology societies call on governors to safeguard hydroxychloroquine supply chain

April 2, 2020
More than 50 rheumatology societies, including the American College of Rheumatology, have urged U.S. governors to ensure judicious use of…

EULAR launches COVID-19 rheumatic disease reporting database

April 1, 2020
EULAR has launched a European database to monitor and report outcomes of COVID-19 among pediatric and adult patients with rheumatic and…

Q&A: COVID-19 disrupts 2020 census

April 1, 2020
The negative downstream effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may extend to the United States census, a business and economy expert told Healio Primary…