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General

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 […]


Cardiology

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation an Effective Primary Mode of Post-Operative Ventilation for Patients Undergoing Open-Heart Surgery


| Categories: cardiology, newsletter

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) is a viable mode of postoperative ventilation in adult post-cardiac surgery patients, according to a study published in Annals of […]


COVID 19

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 […]


Dermatology

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

ASCO Updates Recommendations for Managing Hereditary Breast Cancer


| Categories: hematology-oncology, newsletter

One year of adjuvant olaparib should be offered to patients with high-risk early-stage human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative breast cancer and germline BRCA […]


Nephrology

Terlipressin with Albumin for Patients with HRS-1: CONFIRM Trial Results


| Categories: nephrology, newsletter

Patients with decompensated cirrhosis and ascites may develop type 1 hepatorenal syndrome (HRS-1), characterized by rapidly progressing kidney failure. If left untreated, HRS-1 is often […]


Neurology

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 […]


Pulmonology

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 […]


Rheumatology

Dr. Dang on Living with, Treating Patients with Gout


| Categories: rheumatology

Huy Dang, DPM, a podiatry specialist in Centralia, Washington, talks about how his experience living with gout has impacted how he treats patients with gout. […]


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