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A significant factor in treating sickle cell disease is the practice of shared decision-making, which gives the provider and patient a collaborative approach to disease management, according to Dr. Titilope Fasipe.
A new study revealed no significant relationship between patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and exposure to maternal infection, however, investigators said that suggestive evidence of differential sex-specific results indicate a need for further study.
Abortion is much safer than having a term delivery and actually reduces the patient's chance of death–from a purely scientific perspective, which Aziz said, is the perspective all physicians should hold when they approach difficult situations.
With World Sickle Cell Day approaching, Dr. Titi Fasipe reflects on the developments within the field, such as the continued conversation of disparities and the increased comfort level with new therapies.
Sleep issues are prevalent among children with autism or ADHD and both these common disorders are increasing. Any provider working with children is most likely going to encounter patients struggling with sleep.
Isatuximab in combination with carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Kd) demonstrate the longest median progression free survival (mPFS) on a proteasome inhibitor backbone in multiple myeloma patients who relapsed after a prior therapy, including lenalidomide.
Investigators who say that assessing vaso-occlusive crises solely through medical utilization doesn’t provide a full picture of the SCD experience because many VOCs are managed from home, are now backed by research.
Dr. Carolyn Rowley is leading the California Sickle Cell Disease Mental Health and Wellness Initiative to provide mental health services free to people living with sickle cell disease.