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 […]


Cost Evaluations of PAD Treatments May Be Hindered by Poor Data Reporting

| Categories: cardiology, newsletter

A systematic review of clinical data used in economic evaluations for treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD) found overall high-quality data; however, the authors reported […]


For U.S. Teens, Most Adverse Events to COVID-19 Vaccine Nonserious

| Categories: covid-19, newsletter

(HealthDay News) — For U.S. adolescents aged 12 to 17 years receiving Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination, most adverse events are nonserious, according to research published in […]


Remetinostat Gel Promising for Basal Cell Carcinoma

| Categories: dermatology, newsletter

The histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor remetinostat may be effective for reducing the disease burden of basal cell carcinoma (BCC), according to a study published online […]

Hematology & Oncology

Ruxolitinib Best for Glucocorticoid-Refractory, -Dependent GVHD

| Categories: hematology-oncology, newsletter

Compared with control therapy, the Janus kinase inhibitor ruxolitinib leads to greater overall response, failure-free survival, and symptom response for glucocorticoid-refractory or -dependent chronic graft-versus-host […]


NKF and ASN Call for Patient Access to New Therapies

| Categories: nephrology, newsletter

In a joint press release, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) released a statement on patient access to new […]


Investigating the Prevalence and Association of PBA Symptoms in MS

| Categories: neurology

A study suggests that it is rare for pseudobulbar affect (PBA) to occur in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, but similar symptoms to PBA may overlap […]


Melanoma, Lung Cancer Death Has Declined in the U.S.

| Categories: pulmonology

A new report found an overall decrease in mortality due to cancer across men and women and all racial/ethnic groups between 2001 and 2018. The […]


Incidence of Psoriatic Arthritis in Patients with Plaque Psoriasis

| Categories: rheumatology

A study published in the Sao Paulo Medical Journal evaluated the prevalence of psoriatic arthritis among patients with plaque psoriasis. The researchers retrospectively evaluated data […]

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