Neurologic disorders ubiquitous and rising in the U.S.
March 2, 2021
Most of the rise in disease burden could be attributed to population aging, while age-standardized figures showed stroke and dementias to be level or declining, offering hope that prevention measures may be having an effect.
New case suggestive of in utero SARS-CoV-2 transmission
November 5, 2020
In this rare case of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from a mother to her neonate, virus was detected in cord blood but not placenta.
Chinese American families suffer discrimination related to COVID-19
October 29, 2020
In a sample of Chinese American parents and children, reports of racial discrimination during the pandemic were common.
COVID-19 complicates prescribing for children with inflammatory skin disease
May 27, 2020
Pediatric dermatologists say they would continue children on most immunosuppressive treatments, but are more reluctant to initiate.
Treatment for RA, SpA may not affect COVID-19 severity
April 8, 2020
A small study in Italy saw no apparent worsening of COVID-19 symptoms among people treated for RA or spondyloarthritis.
Drug abuse–linked infective endocarditis spiking in U.S.
September 18, 2019
New cases doubled from 2002 to 2016, and those affected tended to be younger white males living in poverty.
Non-TB mycobacteria infections rising in COPD patients
December 11, 2018
A study using VA patient data found a sharp uptick in non-TB mycobacteria infections from 2012 and a higher risk of death.