Cancer patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors are not significantly more likely to develop or die from COVID-19, two studies suggest.
There was a significant reduction in breast, colon, and lung cancer mortality.
Skin care from a dermatologist of the same race is preferred by a sizable proportion of non-White patients.
Female patients with STIs are more likely to contract HIV, regardless of insurance status.
“We are seeing incredible capabilities with fiber lasers: essentially any wavelength, any power, any pulse duration you want.”
Medication overuse headache is ill-defined, but likely a problem for some.
A panel of reviewers highlighted abstracts from the digital edition of the 2020 Liver Meeting in the annual Clinical News Debrief.
Accumulating evidence suggests that cortical spreading depression may underlie migraine aura.
Contraindications are similar to those with laser surgery, including active infection of the area.
Traditional cigarettes are the still the most popular choice, but young adults prefer the electronic variety.
But the drug was associated with an increased risk of small-for-gestational-age babies.
Clinicians managing patients with primary humoral immunodeficiency “should ... perhaps screen for them,” said Dr. Josef Isung.
The ATS identified the need for an updated guideline because an online survey of users showed they were having problems accessing and using oxygen.
Why do a small percentage of cancer patients show exceptional responses to therapy? The answer may lie in their genetic makeup.
TNFI-induced psoriasis improved or resolved with topical medications alone in 63.5% of patients.
In asymptomatic women, pelvic examinations at 6 weeks may not detect cuff dehiscence or rule out future risk.
For newly diagnosed patients, injections of the monoclonal antibody every 2 weeks preserved C-peptide levels and reduced required insulin doses at 1 year.
The management of blood pressure in ICH is complex. Timing, type of drug, and type of patient must be considered.
“These findings support the concept of the cumulative burden of LDL cholesterol over one’s lifetime and the progressive increase in risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, including myocardial infarction, with age.”
A history of multiple concussions strengthened the association between concussion and subsequent mood and anxiety disorder, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease.
A complex genetic biomarker “could be potentially used as a basis for early diagnosis of endometriosis via utilization of endometrial biopsy only.”