Racial and Sex Disparities in Metformin Prescription among CKD Patients

September 9, 2020 | Categories: nephrology, pocn-nephrology

In 2016, the US FDA changed labeling regarding metformin contraindications in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) from using thresholds based on serum […]


On-scene Treatment Bests Routine Transport to Hospital for Cardiac Arrest

September 17, 2020 | Categories: cardiology

Routine transport to the hospital for an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest was not necessarily better than on-scene treatment and resuscitation, a new analysis suggests. “There is […]


COVID-19 Update: CDC Now Says Coronavirus is Airborne; Gates Says Pandemic End is “Best Case” 2022; and More

September 21, 2020 | Categories: uncategorized

World News: On Monday, September 21, here are the latest numbers of COVID-19, according to statistics aggregator Worldometer. Global Cases: Over 31.2 million. Global Deaths: […]


Co-Management of Patients with Multiple Myeloma Experiencing Treatment-Related Keratopathy

July 31, 2020 | Categories: dermatology

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Print Belantamab mafodotin is an experimental antibody-drug conjugate that targets B-cell maturation antigen that initially showed activity as a single agent […]

Hematology & Oncology

Hem/Onc Round-up: Coffee for CRC, COVID-19 in Cancer Patients, and more

September 18, 2020 | Categories: covid-19

In this edition, read about coffee and colorectal cancer (CRC) progression, COVID-19 viral load in cancer patients, racial disparities in cancer screening interventions as well […]


Detection and Management of CKD in Primary Care: Barriers and Enablers

September 28, 2020 | Categories: nephrology

The increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) presents a worldwide health concern. Results of the Global Burden of Disease Study demonstrated that in 2015, […]


The PATH Study: Patient-Reported Outcomes with SCIG in CIDP

August 14, 2020 | Categories: neurology

  This study looked at patient-reported outcomes from 172 subjects with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). Patients were randomly assigned to weekly 0.2 g/kg or […]


Rheum Round-up: A Spice for OA Pain, COVID-19 Updates, and Tennis Star’s RA Journey

September 18, 2020 | Categories: covid-19

In this edition, read about turmeric for osteoarthritis (OA) pain, former tennis professional Caroline Wozniacki’s rheumatoid arthritis (RA) journey, the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs […]

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