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.
Treating osteoarthritis in older patients with tramadol vs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be associated with an increased mortality rate during the year following treatment initiation.
Management is generally in a stepwise manner, including moisturizers and avoiding triggers
Patients with both asthma and allergies had a significant increase in the number of prescriptions dispensed for controller medications.
There was a correlation for non-rhinovirus pathogens with increased absolute risk of treatment failure by 13.1%; specifically, by 8.8, 24.9, and 34.1% for respiratory syncytial virus, influenza, and parainfluenza, respectively.
Oral contraceptive use in women of reproductive age may increase the risk for lifetime asthma.