The American College of Rheumatology has issued clinical guidance to rheumatology providers for the management of pediatric patients with rheumatic disease during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rhythmic movement disorder is a rare motor disorder that results in frequent night sleep disturbances.
HIV-positive patients in the United States face significant challenges associated with poor adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and HIV-1 drug resistance, according to a study published in AIDS and Behavior.
Among adults without a clinical diagnosis of ADHD, heavy alcohol use predicted more severe ADHD symptoms.
The American Heart Association outlined several considerations for the management of pregnant women with CVD or CVD-related conditions.
Amino acid dysmetabolism can be detected during the early postpartum period and is predictive of the transition from gestational diabetes to type 2 diabetes.
Lifting “lockdown” restrictions imposed to reduce the spread of COVID-19 would most likely result in a resurgence of infections.
Researchers sought to identify and characterize stroke in COVID-19 in a single healthcare system in New York.
Researchers summarized the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of 186 cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.
The Canadian Thoracic Society’s Position Statement on the Optimization of Asthma Management during the COVID-19 pandemic had several key insights.
Researchers aimed to clarify the role of contextual effect in widely used nonpharmacologic, nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoarthritis by conducting a literature review of knee osteoarthritis trials.
A consensus statement outlines the benefits and barriers associated with diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Researchers evaluated the early prostheses implantation in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and the factors affecting implant survival.
A team of investigators report on the findings from a randomized controlled trial of 3 enhanced influenza vaccines and a standard-dose vaccine in older adults.
French investigators report on the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown and school closures on pediatric emergency department visits and hospital admissions.
Combination therapy with insulin sensitizers may be superior to monotherapy for improvement of hyperandrogenemia and menstrual recovery in polycystic ovary syndrome.
Healthcare professionals see the benefits of prescribing cannabis therapies but report significant knowledge gaps in both recreational and medical cannabis.
The CDC has reported observing a significant increase in the number of meningococcal disease cases with isolates containing a blaROB-1 β-lactamase enzyme gene.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New York State implemented a series of community mitigation strategies, and monitoring approaches are needed to assess the effect of these interventions.
A team of researchers conducted surveillance at a New York City hospital to assess the prevalence K pneumoniae.
The FDA has approved an expanded indication for Gardasil 9® (human papillomavirus 9-valent vaccine [HPV], recombinant; Merck) to include the prevention of oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers caused by HPV Types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58 in patients aged 9 to 45 years.
Nearly half of pregnant women suffer from poor quality sleep, particularly in the third trimester, and poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery and postnatal depression.
Naoto Kuroda, MD, of Wayne State University, in Detroit, Michigan, provided a checklist for clinicians about what they should ask and look out for in a telemedicine session with patients with epilepsy.
Approximately one-third of patients with migraine reported using opioids to treat their symptoms, a practice that contrasts with current guidelines.
Increased dietary fiber intake, whether from a high-fiber diet or supplementation, plays little role in improving glycemic control in type 2 diabetes.
Probiotics should only be recommended for specific patient populations since there is not enough evidence to support their use in the majority of digestive conditions, according to new clinical guidelines released by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and recently published in Gastroenterology.
Researchers sought to determine the relationship between neuroimaging markers and other clinical characteristics with mild parkinsonian signs in older adults.
Researchers sought to examine national- and county-level buprenorphine prescription patterns by patient demographics and clinician specialty, and county-level characteristics associated with buprenorphine dispensing.
Galcanezumab was found to significantly improve work productivity and reduce interictal burden in patients with treatment-resistant migraine, according to results from the phase 3 CONQUER study.
Positive results were announced from the phase 3 STOP-301 study evaluating INP104 (intranasal dihydroergotamine mesylate; Impel NeuroPharma) for the treatment of acute migraine in adults.
Readmissions for CRS, neurotoxicity, infection, and other adverse events are common after immunotherapy with axicabtagene ciloleucel.
The American College of Physicians statement outlines how the “status quo” created health inequalities and prevented the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and outlines steps on how to move forward.
The majority of older adults in the sample did not report any depression, anxiety, or stress symptoms, and almost no respondents indicated severe or extremely severe symptoms.
Patients with early-stage breast cancer who undergo mastectomy with or without reconstruction are at risk of prolonged opioid use.
Previous studies investigated the benefits of CBT delivered by clinical psychologists. In this study, researchers sought to determine its benefits when delivered by breast care nurses trained in the intervention.
The investigators observed greater brain activations in the frontal regions associated with cognitive regulation of pain after CBT.
The CDC advises that administrators of correctional and detention facilities implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Dayvigo (lemborexant; Eisai) is now available for the treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance in adult patients.
Researchers sought to identify the clinical and laboratory characteristics of critically ill children who developed an inflammatory multisystem syndrome during the COVID-2019 pandemic.
Regeneron has initiated its first human clinical trials evaluating an investigational antiviral antibody cocktail, REGN-COV2, for the prevention and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Eight cities with substantial community outbreaks of COVID-19 are distributed along restricted latitude, temperature, and humidity measurements, consistent with behavior of a seasonal respiratory virus.
Members of the ACC’s Sports & Exercise Cardiology Council, with input from national leaders in sports cardiology, provided a consensus expert opinion clinical framework on return to play in the era of COVID-19.
Level of dairy intake does not affect the rate of bone mineral density loss or fracture risk among perimenopausal women.
IDSA has outlined several recommendations aimed at reducing the risk forunintended consequences of the Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle.
Researchers sought to analyze the immune status of newborns from mothers with COVID-19 in the third trimester.
Policy changes have occurred alongside the proliferation of high potency cannabis, which may lead to more memory issues or psychotic effects.
Researchers implemented an electronic medical record-based depressive symptom screen in type 1 diabetes mellitus adolescents seen in an outpatient clinic.
The purpose of this project is to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of the 4 Pillars Practice Transformation Program to increase uptake of the HPV vaccine among pediatric patients.
Acalabrutinib, a Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor, appears to reduce respiratory distress as well as the hyperinflammatory immune response associated with coronavirus disease 2019.
Cross-sex hormone therapy may have a negative effect on lipid profile and glucose levels in transgender men but not in transgender women.