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 […]

5 Ways to Prevent Disease

September 30th, 2020|Categories: General|

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the world as we know it [...]

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Assessing the Risk of Inflammatory Heart Disease Following COVID-19 Vaccination

| Categories: cardiology

A study shows that the risk of inflammatory heart disease is greater in a COVID-19 vaccination population than the unvaccinated population, but the risk pales […]


APOL1 High-Risk Genotype and AKI in COVID-19

| Categories: covid-19, nephrology

NKF Spring Clinical Meetings 2021 People of African American ancestry who carry the apolipoprotein L1 (APOL1) genotype who acquire COVID-19 infection are at high risk […]


Melissa Officinalis Syrup in Patients With Mild to Moderate Plaque Psoriasis

| Categories: dermatology

Citing evidence that supports the value of herbal medicines for dermatologic conditions, researchers conducted a clinical trial to test the efficacy of Melissa officinalis syrup, […]

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 […]


Potential Value of Positive Psychotherapy for Improving Psychological Outcomes

| Categories: neurology

Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to evaluate the efficacy of positive psychotherapy (PPT) in reducing negative psychological outcomes and improving positive ones. […]


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 […]


Targeted Placebo Effects Decrease Experimental Itch in Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

| Categories: rheumatology

A randomized trial published in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics. found that the targeted use of placebo effects increased the efficacy of an antihistamine (dimetindene) infusion […]

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