Health System

Reorganization of Sickle Cell Care Leads to Dramatic Drop in Hospitalizations

August 07, 2020

Article

Yale New Haven Hospital’s reorganization of its sickle cell disease program led patients to report feeling better off and needing fewer hospitalizations. However, the change left some with the disease still feeling unsatisfied.

Patients With IPF Are at Increased Risk for Multiple Cancers

August 06, 2020

Article

Researchers found that patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) are at increased risk of developing several forms of cancer compared with the general population.

Real-World Analysis: Secukinumab Improves Psoriatic Arthritis Outcomes at 6 Months

August 06, 2020

Article

Just like in clinical trials, a real-world analysis of patients with psoriatic arthritis who were treated with secukinumab achieved minimal disease activity, as well as other improvements.

Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Possibly Linked to Worse Outcomes Among Patients With Acute Heart Failure

August 06, 2020

Article

Prevention and early screening efforts need to be stepped up for patients with acute heart failure who contract pneumonia while hospitalized.

Cancer Care in the Age of COVID-19: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Bobby Reddy

August 05, 2020

Podcast

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, and Sandeep “Bobby” Reddy, MD, an oncologist at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and chief medical officer of NantHealth, discuss the clinical care of patients with cancer in the age of COVID-19.

Experts Highlight COVID-19 Vaccine Developments and Remaining Challenges

August 04, 2020

Article

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines that are leading the pack are utilizing a new vaccine technology that has never been approved for human use by the FDA. As a result, there are a lot of unknowns.

Comorbidity Burden for HFpEF, HFrEF on the Rise Among Women and Men

August 04, 2020

Article

Evidence may support a greater comorbidity burden among patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) or reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), although this finding was shown to be worse among women with HFpEF.

The Race to Find a COVID-19 Vaccine

July 28, 2020

Article

The race for a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine is one of the most urgent public health challenges, with multiple vaccine candidates entering phase 3 trials and case counts around the world steadily climbing. MJH Life Sciences™ will host a free webinar with the top minds in infectious disease, virology, and vaccinology to discuss the latest trial information on vaccines.

Transitioning Adolescents With Lupus From Pediatric to Adult Care

July 23, 2020

Article

Transferring from pediatric to adult care can result in difficulties for patients with childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus.

Identifying Factors of Delayed Diagnosis in Axial Spondyloarthritis

July 16, 2020

Article

Although early diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis is crucial for patients to receive timely access to care and effective treatment, these patients experience a diagnostic delay of more than 7 years, on average.