Rheum Round-up: Interview With Richard Furie, MD; Orthopedics’ Diversity Problem, and Much More

| Categories: general

Interview: Richard Furie, MD, Talks About Anifrolumab Treatment in Patients with SLE During the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence 2020, several presentations discussed data […]


Noise Pollution from Transportation Linked with Some CV Risk Factors

| Categories: cardiology, newsletter

Noise pollution from transportation may be associated with aggravating some risk factors, leading to increased cardiovascular risk, results from a new review in Nature Reviews […]


COVID-19 Update: Cases in California Surging; England Begins Another National Lockdown; and More

| Categories: covid-19

On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, here are the latest COVID-19 numbers around the world, according to statistics aggregator, Worldometer. World Cases: Over 86.2 million. World […]


Risankizumab Improves Outcomes for Patients with Psoriasis in Randomized Trials

| Categories: dermatology, rheumatology

The results of two randomized clinical trials found that risankizumab was associated with improved symptoms, mental health, and quality of life for patients with moderate […]

Hematology & Oncology

Asymptomatic Brain Tumors Found in Some Patients with Kidney Cancer

| Categories: hematology-oncology, newsletter

New research from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the Gustave Roussy Institute found that some patients with metastatic kidney cancer develop asymptomatic brain […]


Pre-Dialysis Hyperkalemia and Associated Patient Characteristics

| Categories: nephrology, newsletter

NKF 2021 Spring Clinical Meetings The strongest independent predictor of mortality in patients on hemodialysis is pre-dialysis hyperkalemia.1,2 To help inform clinical practice, researchers at […]


Psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on paediatric healthcare workers

| Categories: neurology

This article was originally published here Ann Acad Med Singap. 2021 Mar;50(3):203-211. ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Frontline healthcare workers (HCWs) exposed to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are […]


Opioids Go Unused after Orthopedic Procedures, According to Automated Texting Program

| Categories: rheumatology

In a recent study, patients who underwent common orthopedic and urologic procedures used an automated text messaging system to report pain levels and opioid use. […]

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