Maggie L. Shaw

Articles

More Focus Needed on Prescribing Disparities for INSTI HIV Treatment

September 10, 2021

Data from 2 patient cohorts show that by increasing awareness of such influences as clinic location and patient age and transgender status, gaps in prescription decisions for integrase strand transfer inhibitors (INSTIs) can be lessened.

Children, Adolescents Considered Obese May Have Greater Risk of NAFLD

September 09, 2021

This new study from investigators at Tel Aviv University looked at predictors of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) among children and adolescents considered obese, because its predictors are not well known in this group.

Dr Todd Schlesinger on How Medical, Cosmetic, Research Dermatology Interact

September 05, 2021

Being a full-service dermatology practice helps make patients' lives easier when they have skin cancer, explained Todd Schlesinger, MD, FAAD, director, Dermatology and Laser Center of Charleston and Clinical Research Center of the Carolinas.

Dr Rudolf de Boer on SGLT2 Inhibitor Success Across Disease States

September 04, 2021

Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors have been shown to both lower blood pressure and promote weight loss, and they act rather subtly, stated Rudolf de Boer, MD, PhD, clinical cardiologist and professor of translational cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands.

STEP Trial Findings Build on SPRINT Results, With a Twist

September 02, 2021

STEP findings build on those from the SPRINT trial, seemingly confirming that intensive treatment for hypertension can reduce the risk of serious adverse cardiovascular (CV) outcomes. However, there was no significant benefit toward risk for all-cause and CV-related mortality.

Dr Allison Agwu on the Health Effects of In Utero vs Later HIV Acquisition

September 02, 2021

Many young people develop resistance to antiretroviral treatment or they experience lipoatrophy; many also have metabolic complications or inflammation via immune activation, noted Allison Agwu, MD, ScM, FAAP, FIDSA, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.