Medication May Worsen Sleep Instability in Patients with Parkinson Disease
Patients with Parkinson disease had more pronounced sleep instability than those with other disorders marked by alpha-synuclein buildup, but those differences diminished after adjusting for medication differences, a new study found.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Associated with Sleep Dysfunction
Research on the links between AMD and sleep dysfunction is limited but suggests a bidirectional relationship, a systematic review found.
Study Analyzes Ocular Abnormalities Among Patients with Nonsegmental Vitiligo
Nonsegmental vitiligo not only affects the skin but can destroy melanocytes in other areas of the body including the eye, new research shows.
Greater Guselkumab Response More Likely Among Younger, Less Obese Psoriasis Patients
A post-hoc analysis of clinical trial data found that psoriasis patients who were younger, less obese and had less severe psoriasis were more likely to achieve super-response to biologic treatment with guselkumab.
Biologic Agents May Reduce Risk of Mental Health Disorders in Some Patients with Psoriasis
Biologic agents may reduce the risk of mental health disorders among patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis who discontinued treatment with conventional systemic agents, researchers in Canada found.
Half of Health Care Providers Report Acne During COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to acne associated with the prolonged use of medical face masks and raised awareness about the need for adequate screening, training and treatment of the condition.
Expert Perspectives: Treatment Options for Behcet’s Disease
The difficult-to-treat disease has a multitude of symptoms to address with a wide spectrum of agents.
Expert Perspectives: COVID-19 Considerations for Rheumatologists
Racial Disparity in COVID-19 Severity
An analysis of chest X-rays suggests people of color are more likely to have increased disease severity.
Less Patients Visiting Emergency Department During COVID-19
The pandemic dramatically changed the number of patients seeking care in emergency departments.
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