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September 25, 2022
A study conducted in Dalian, China, found that children aged 6 to 18 years in urban areas had a higher likelihood of myopia and anisometropia compared with students in rural areas.
The patient was successfully treated with rituximab and intravenous immunoglobulin.
However, patient-reported scores were not significantly better in the tocilizumab group.
When mapping out treatment strategy, it is important to first establish dominant disease physiology in patients who have heart failure (HF) and pulmonary hypertension, explained Allegheny Health Network's Amresh Raina, MD.
September 24, 2022
Tobacco smoking, depression, and increasing number of comorbidities were associated with reduced treatment satisfaction among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.
Urease-positive Streptococcus salivarius was the most significantly abundant gut microbiota in patients with HE.
A small study suggests that comprehensive genomic profiling can help with clinical decision-making and predicting clinical outcomes in advanced biliary tract cancer, but further research is needed.
A mobile app providing self-management action advice to patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA) was linked to significant improvements in health-related quality of life (QOL) and disease activity.
Jason Ezra Hawkes, MD, MS, FAAD, board-certified dermatologist and associate professor of dermatology at the University of California Davis in Sacramento, spoke on the importance of shared decision-making in deciding which biologic would best alleviate disease burden in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.
Despite some differences in the frequency of dermoscopic features between basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and benign skin tumors, dermoscopy alone is not sufficient for a reliable diagnosis, according to a recent study.