Systematic Review Suggests Oral JAK Inhibitors Effective in AD
Oral doses of 3 Janus kinase inhibitors show the therapies out-performed placebo in all outcomes measured in patients with moderate-to-severe AD.
Ocular Symptoms Common in Rosacea, But Often Undiagnosed
About half of a cohort of nearly 800 patients said they experience ocular symptoms.
Epidermolysis Bullosa Causes Significant Burden for Patients, Families, and HCPs
Most research into the rare condition is focused on therapies and diagnostics, but investigators say it is important to better understand the disease’s impact on those around the patient.
Baricitinib Increases Herpes Simplex Risk in Patients with AD
The new analysis suggests the infections rarely leads to discontinuation in patients with atopic dermatitis.
Medical History, Age Fuel Prediction Model for Deteriorating GPP
A new study suggests a close examination of the medical histories of patients with generalized pustular psoriasis can make clear which are most likely to die or be hospitalized in the ICU.
Tildrakizumab Effective in Patients with Psoriasis and Metabolic Syndrome
New 5-year data shows psoriasis improvement was similar among patients with and without metabolic syndrome, regardless of which dose they received.
Study Explores Limits of HBV Vaccination in Patients Treated for HCV
New data affirms a low rate of hepatitis B vaccination responsiveness among patients with hepatitis B core antibodies.
DAA Safe, Effective in Children with HCV Infection, Study Finds
Direct-acting antivirals have been a major milestone in the treatment of hepatitis C virus, new data show they also work in nearly all children, without serious adverse events.
Housing, Insurance Are Key Factors in Success of HCV Treatment
More than 90% of patients with hepatitis C who sought care at a comprehensive community health clinic completed treatment, and three-quarters of those returned for sustained virologic response testing.
DAAs Appear to Help Oral Lichen Planus in Patients with HCV
Most patients who were treated with direct-acting antivirals for hepatitis C virus infection saw improvement in oral lichen planus symptoms, including 6 of 10 who saw complete remission.
Long-term Semaglutide Leads to Continued Weight Loss Versus Placebo
Patients who continued taking semaglutide (Rybelsus/Novo Nordisk) after an initial 20-week therapy period saw continued weight loss, leading to the hope that a new pharmacologic approach to weight loss could be on the horizon.
Anti-Interleukin-21 Antibody with Liraglutide Preserve β-cell Mass in T1D
The therapy could offer a therapeutic option with a better safety profile, investigators said.
Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections Appear Safe with Regard to RNFL Thickness
Some fear repeated injections of anti-VEGF drugs might harm retinal nerve fiber layer, but a new study finds little evidence of such harm.
Overminus Therapy Benefits Disappear After Treatment Discontinuation in Children with Intermittent Exotropia
Patients who underwent the therapy also had greater myopic shift compared to those that did not.
Free Registry Boosts Genetic Testing Rates Among Patients with Inherited Retinal Degeneration
The launch of a My Retina Tracker dramatically increased testing rates, which could help lead to better clinical trials and therapies.
Report: Subset of Patients with Diabetes and COVID-19 Experience Craniofacial Pain
The authors of a research letter say a small minority of patients with diabetes have facial pain that cannot otherwise be easily explained.
Collaborative Primary Care Improves Outcomes in Diabetes, Hypertension
Study finds team collaboration could also help primary care practices deal with an expected boom in the number of elderly people with chronic conditions.
Q&A: How Can Clinicians Reduce Risk in Pregnant Women with Diabetes?
Helen R. Murphy, MD, explains that physicians who take a proactive approach to diabetes management in women planning to become pregnant can make meaningful reductions in risk.
Lifestyle Intervention Programs Show Durable Renal-Function Benefits Even with Weight Regain
In the five-year post-program assessment, those who regained their lost weight still saw improvements in liver function.
Microalbuminuria Is Higher in Patients With Uncontrolled Diabetes
The new study underscores the importance of annual urine analysis to catch signs of diabetic nephropathy.
Tubeless Insulin Devices Improve A1C in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
Tubeless subcutaneous insulin injection devices are easier to use, but new data suggest they can also improve A1C outcomes.
Parental Knowledge of Type 1 Diabetes Risk Appears to Lower Ketoacidosis Risk
Parents who knew their children were at higher risk of type 1 diabetes were able to get the condition diagnosed before serious complications developed.
Adjuvanted Flu Vaccine Outperforms Non-Adjuvanted Vaccines in Nursing Home Residents
New data suggests a clear benefit to adjuvanted flu vaccines in elderly populations.
Patients with Diabetes Open to Remote Monitoring, With Caveats
In most scenarios, patients with diabetes said they would use remote digital monitoring to manage their disease if the monitoring were equally or somewhat more effective than their current monitoring.
Bimagrumab Linked to Dramatic Weight Loss in Patients with Diabetes and Obesity
A phase 2 study suggests treating the common diabetes comorbidity may be capable with the monoclonal antibody.
Improved Glycemic Control in Early Pregnancy Reduces Adverse Outcomes
A new study finds benefit to hemoglobin A1c reductions made following conception.
New Asthma Guidelines Mark Significant Shift in Asthma Management
The new federal asthma management guidelines mark the first update of the guidance since 2007.
Laryngeal Control Therapy Leads to Asthma Medication Reduction in Pediatric Patients with PVFMD
Many patients with paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder are misdiagnosed, and instead believe they are dealing with asthma. But in many cases, their symptoms do not respond to therapies.
Four-Gene Model Linked with Allergic Disease in Toddlers
New research adds to the case that some children are genetically more susceptible to allergic disease.
Hepatitis B Screening Common, Reinfections Rare, with Anti-TNF Therapy
Screening for hepatitis B virus has become the norm in patients about to undergo anti-tumor-necrosis factor α therapy, but new research finds the risk of reactivation of resolved infections is low.
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