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 […]


FDA Commits to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

| Categories: cardiology, newsletter

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has committed to issuing new product standards to ban menthol flavoring in cigarettes and cigars, as well as any […]


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

Umbrella Review Reveals Links Between Diet, Colorectal Cancer

| Categories: hematology-oncology

Higher intakes of dietary fiber, dietary calcium, and yogurt and lower intakes of red meat and alcohol are associated with a lower risk for colorectal […]


DISCOVER CKD: Variations in Treatment for CKD-Related Anemia

| Categories: nephrology, newsletter

NKF Spring Clinical Meetings 2021 Anemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD) commonly remains untreated until patients require dialysis. During a virtual poster session at the […]


Neurological and cognitive sequelae of Covid-19: a four month follow-up

| Categories: neurology

This article was originally published here J Neurol. 2021 May 1. doi: 10.1007/s00415-021-10579-6. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Central and peripheral nervous system involvement during […]


Patient Characteristics at Diagnosis May Predict 10-Year Psoriasis Disease Course

| Categories: newsletter, rheumatology

Early identification of certain patient factors may predict long-term outcomes in psoriasis, according to a study. Between 2001 and 2005, patients were enrolled in the […]

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