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July 11, 2020
Two abstracts presented at the European Hematology Association's annual meeting evaluated the frequency of myeloid malignancies in patients with autoimmune disease and the impact autoimmune diseases have on patients with sickle cell disease.
July 11, 2020
Clinical trial result revealed that upadacitinib may be more effective in treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis than the gold standard of care, methotrexate.
July 11, 2020
A new oral therapy approved by the FDA will provide patients with myelodysplastic syndromes, who typically visit a health care facility for intravenous treatment, with an oral at-home option that can be beneficial during the coronavirus pandemic.
July 11, 2020
New research sheds light on how multiple sclerosis affects the work lives of people with the disease. The data show that these patients face higher risks of missed work, even for reasons not directly linked to the disease.
July 11, 2020
Palliative medicine consultations for heart failure were linked with increased rates of advance directives being included in a patient’s electronic medical record, according to study results published this month in Journal of Maine Medical Center.
July 11, 2020
A new analysis of bone marrow plasma cells has helped to identify two biomarkers for multiple myeloma, which appear to play a role in the prognosis and clinical characteristics of the disease.
July 10, 2020
The focus on curbing COPD prevalence has largely focused on smoking cessation, but there are other factors, including diet, that can contribute to the risk of developing COPD.
July 10, 2020
The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic presents a new challenge: patients have severe flu-like symptoms, but the virus can also cause renal failure. Doctors and patients need analgesics that go easy on the liver and kidneys but are not addictive, and this week researchers at LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence announced they have discovered a new class of drugs that can do the job.
July 10, 2020
This week, the top managed care news included CMS planning to pay more for at-home dialysis equipment; ACR supports continued use of telemedicine after the COVID-19 pandemic passes; AJMC®’s coverage of AIDS 2020, the 23rd International AIDS Conference.
July 10, 2020
Scientists do not yet have a full understanding of how multiple myeloma develops, but a new article suggests the gut microbiome is one factor that may play a role.
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