Oral, inhaled corticosteroid use linked to increased risk for osteoporosis, fragility fractures
The use of bronchial thermoplasty resulted in improvements in asthma control and reductions in the use of corticosteroid maintenance therapies in patients with asthma.
The American Thoracic Society has released a new clinical practice guideline on the pharmacologic management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Highest rates of adverse events seen within first month after initiating short course of oral steroids.
Clinical practice guideline addresses 6 emerging questions around COPD management.
AAAAI 2020, News
High doses of inhaled corticosteroids were associated with lower levels of eosinophils, which may interfere with the recommendation of some monoclonal antibodies in asthma treatment.
ACR 2019, News
Researchers evaluated the efficacy and safety of guselkumab in patients with active psoriatic arthritis who were biologic-naive or treated with prior tumor necrosis factor inhibitors.
This article is part of MPR’s coverage of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2019 Meeting, taking place in San Francisco, CA. Our staff will report on medical research related to eye disorders, conducted by experts in the field. Check back regularly for more news from AAO 2019. SAN FRANCISCO – For patients with progressive Acanthamoeba…
Control of inflammation not superior with mycophenolate mofetil versus methotrexate
Benralizumab has been found to be associated with a reduction in oral corticosteroid (OCS) use while maintaining asthma control for patients with OCS-dependent severe asthma.