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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 […]


COVID 19

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


September 21, 2020 | Categories: newsletter, 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: […]


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 […]


Cardiology

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


September 17, 2020 | Categories: newsletter, uncategorized

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 […]


Dermatology

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 […]


Neurology

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 […]


Rheumatology

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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