Arthritis

Dual autoantibody seropositivity may increase risk for prevalent rheumatoid arthritis-ILD

Dual autoantibody seropositivity may increase risk for prevalent rheumatoid arthritis-ILD

4 hours ago   |   Healio

Combined rheumatoid factor and anti-citrullinated protein antibody seropositivity was strongly associated with prevalent rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung...
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Neuropsychological functioning and academic abilities in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis

5 hours ago   |   Pediatric Rheumatology

The involvement of the central nervous system is not rare in rheumatoid diseases. Even though children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis may face academic difficulties until...
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Pfizer/BioNTech's Drug Predict to Reach Peak Sales in Two Years

Pfizer/BioNTech's Drug Predict to Reach Peak Sales in Two Years

9 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Pfizer/BioNTech's Comirnaty or Tozinameran is forecast to have peak sales than the world's largest blockbuster, Abbvie's rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira , within two years of...
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COVID-19 Vaccines Are Entering Uncharted Immune Territory

1 day ago   |   The Atlantic

In early March 2020, Rick Phillips, 63, and his wife, Sheryl Phillips, quietly cloistered themselves in their Indianapolis home. They swore off markets, movie theaters, the...
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The FDA seeks a new way to review old drugs without causing prices to soar

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Chuck Peterson of Omaha, Nebraska, recently experienced a swollen, painful knuckle caused by arthritis. He got a prescription for colchicine.
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PsA heterogeneity hampers 'meaningful' improvement for therapies

PsA heterogeneity hampers 'meaningful' improvement for therapies

3 days ago   |   Healio

Clinicians should consider the heterogeneity of psoriatic arthritis when selecting therapeutic options, according to a speaker at the ACR State-of-the-Art Clinical...
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Arthritis Drug May Curb Myocardial Damage in Acute STEMI

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Tocilizumab appears to improve myocardial salvage by helping tamp down the inflammatory overshoot that occurs during infarction and reperfusion. Medscape Medical News
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Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food recalled for potential Salmonella contamination

3 days ago   |   Food Safety

The J. M. Smucker Co. is recalling certain Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food because of potential salmonella contamination, which can be dangerous to pets and people who...
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As-yet unpublished RA guidelines exhibit 'puzzling' conditional recommendations

As-yet unpublished RA guidelines exhibit 'puzzling' conditional recommendations

3 days ago   |   Healio

While many of the forthcoming American College of Rheumatology guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis capture the reality of clinical practice, some recommendations are...
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PsA incidence rising 3% annually among women in US, overall incidence remains steady

PsA incidence rising 3% annually among women in US, overall incidence remains steady

4 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Although the overall incidence of psoriatic arthritis in the United States remained stable from 2000 to 2017, there was a 3% per-year increase among women during this time...
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Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

John Foley, 21, a student at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday and was discovered by his roommates on Sunday. Read more ...

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

It has been well over year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and all aspects of health care have been impacted in various ways. WHO's goal to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030... Read more ...

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

The FDA approved nivolumab as part of combination therapy for certain patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. The approval applies to use of the agent with certain types... Read more ...

Muscle mass, density may be linked to cancer outcomes

Muscle mass, density may be linked to cancer outcomes

Muscle mass appeared significantly associated with survival outcomes among patients with advanced cancer undergoing an unscheduled hospitalization, according to a study... Read more ...

KRAS wild-type status linked to shorter OS with immunotherapy alone in lung...

KRAS wild-type status linked to shorter OS with immunotherapy alone in lung cancer subset

Patients with KRAS wild-type, PD-L1-high non-small cell lung cancer treated with immunotherapy alone exhibited considerably shorter OS than those with a KRAS mutation... Read more ...

VP Harris Is Getting Sh*t Done, And I Am Here For It

VP Harris Is Getting Sh*t Done, And I Am Here For It

On Inauguration Day this past January, my family and I were all in different places. I was working remotely from home. My wife, a hospital chaplain, was at work with patients... Read more ...

L'Oreal's Wonder Water Really Does Work Wonders

L'Oreal's Wonder Water Really Does Work Wonders

My daughter loves to send me TikToks with all the latest food trends , beauty tips, and sweet animal videos. It's our bonding time and I look forward to it very much. She likes... Read more ...

Special Considerations for Examining Hair Loss With Tightly Coiled Hair

Physicians who examine patients with hair loss who have tightly coiled hair should take care to avoid using culturally insensitive language, an essay in JAMA Dermatology... Read more ...

NSW readies vaccine plan B amid AstraZeneca uncertainty

The NSW government is preparing for a potential major overhaul of its coronavirus vaccination program, including the possible distribution of new vaccines and larger volumes of... Read more ...

Call to fast-track return of international students as state's building...

Building industry leaders say knock-on effects from locking out foreign students because of the coronavirus pandemic is keeping 13,000 Victorians out of construction work. Read more ...