Reducing Urinary Protein Improves Survival for Patients With Rare Kidney Disease

September 20, 2020 01:00pm

Researchers suggest that clinical trial design could be shaped by measuring reductions in urinary protein.

Transitioning From Pediatric to Adult Care Is a Vulnerable Time for Patients With Rheumatic Diseases
Osimertinib Sharply Cuts Risk of Brain Metastases After Surgery in EGFR-mutated NSCLC
Multidisciplinary Pain Care Difficult to Access, Report Says
Higher Heart Failure Mortality, Lower Socioeconomic Status Linked in New Study

TAND Checklist Can Capture Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Data, Study Says

September 19, 2020

Both neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) share similar types of manifestations; researchers hypothesized that the tool would be useful for NF1 in addition to TSC.

Cognitive Impairment Linked to COPD Worsening, Study Says

September 19, 2020

The findings have implications for patient self-management of their chronic disease, and clinicians should screen for worsened cognitive function, the researchers wrote.

More Coffee, Longer Survival? Study Highlights Benefit in Metastatic Colon Cancer

September 19, 2020

Patients with advanced colon cancer who drank 4 or more cups of coffee a day had 36% improved survival odds.

Foundation Medicine, Takeda to Work on NSCLC Companion Diagnostics

September 19, 2020

If approved, FoundationOne's CDx would be used to identify patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who are eligible for mobocertinib or brigatinib.

Dr Neal Jain Discusses the Use of Dupilumab in Oral Steroid-Dependent Asthma

September 19, 2020

Patients who have oral corticosteroid-dependent asthma are recommended to use dupilumab, which reduces the use of oral steroids, explained Neal Jain, MD, FAAP, FAAAAI, of Arizona Allergy & Immunology Research.

Remote HIV Testing, Phone Delivery of Results Has Potential Despite Drawbacks

September 19, 2020

Because men who have sex with men continue to represent a disproportionate number of annual HIV diagnoses each year, a recent study investigated the utility of remote testing and phone delivery of test results among the patient group.

ACR Survey Reveals Patients Struggle to Maintain Access to Care During COVID-19 Pandemic

September 18, 2020

A survey from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) revealed that patients with rheumatic diseases are struggling to get access to health care treatment.

CMS Finalizes Kidney Care Model to Promote Home Dialysis, Live Donor Transplants

September 18, 2020

Trump administration officials said the new payment incentives represent the biggest change in kidney care in decades.

Dr Patricia Coyle Underscores the Importance of Diagnosing and Treating MS Early

September 18, 2020

Emerging data is showing that treatment within 6 months of presentation of multiple sclerosis (MS) is ideal, explained Patricia K. Coyle, MD, of Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute.

Study Identifies Stressors Experienced by Patients Following Allo-HSCT

September 18, 2020

Researchers assess the psychosocial impact of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, particularly how preparing patients can assist in guiding health care providers in offering better care.