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Lakiea Wright, MD: The Importance of Flu Vaccination

September 24, 2020

An expert discusses the importance of getting vaccinated for the flu this year as well as strategies healthcare systems are taking to ensure easy access for patients.

C. Diff Vaccine Candidate Fails in Clinical Trial

September 24, 2020

The trial was called off because of futility of the toxoid vaccine candidate.

Sickle Cell Anemia Associated with Leg Length Discrepancies Among Adolescents

September 24, 2020

These discrepancies are more pronounced in young, adolescent females and older adolescent males.

Investigators Identify Key Component in COVID-19, Kidney Injury Link

September 24, 2020

The highest suPAR tertile was linked to a 9.15-fold increase in the odds of an acute kidney injury.

House Dust Mites and Grass Allergens Are Common Triggers for Atopic Dermatitis

September 24, 2020

D. farinae and D. pteronyssinus positive skin prick test results were much more frequent in patients >18 years.

COVID-19 Lockdown Linked to Decline in Acute Myocardial Infarction Hospitalizations

September 23, 2020

This decrease in hospital admissions had no association with regional prevalence of COVID-19.

Infliximab Effective Improving Biomarkers for Pediatric Crohn's Disease

September 23, 2020

The cut points for LCT and nCD64 in Crohn’s disease were not previously known.

Positive Effects of Fecal Material Transplantation for IBD Management

September 23, 2020

Fecal material transplantation for the management of patients with IBD demonstrates a response rate of 53.8% with a complete remission of 37%.

How a COVID-19 Procedure Helps the Case for Better Lung Transplant Use

September 23, 2020

Low annual donor use and high mortality rates could be correlatively improved with greater embrace of opportunities.

Unclear Whether Nocturnal Oxygen Positively Affects COPD Patients

September 22, 2020

The trial did not reach full enrollment.