Heart failure hospitalization risk lower with SGLT2 inhibitors than GLP-1 RAs
September 27, 2021
SGLT2 inhibitor versus GLP-1 RA use was associated with a significantly lower rate of hospitalization for heart failure in people with diabetes.
Mavrilimumab may aid severe COVID-19 recovery
June 10, 2021
The granulocyte/macrophage-colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) blocker reduced the need for mechanical ventilation and death by day 29 versus placebo.
Rheumatologic disease activity an important influencer of COVID-19 death risk
February 5, 2021
COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance physician registry data highlight need to maintain adequate disease control to lower risk for death from COVID-19.
EULAR’s COVID-19 recommendations offer no surprises
June 11, 2020
The provisional recommendations cover four themes: general measures and preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection, managing patients without COVID-19 and those with the infection, and preventing COVID-19 lookalikes.
Age leads COVID-19 hospitalization risk factors in RMDs
June 10, 2020
Glucocorticoid use, cardiovascular comorbidity, and male gender were also found to increase the risk of hospitalization from COVID-19 in inflammatory rheumatic diseases.
ACR gives guidance on rheumatic disease management during pandemic
May 12, 2020
When COVID-19 is suspected, rheumatic disease patients may continue their hydroxychloroquine but other rheumatic disease treatments may need to be stopped or held.
Lopinavir-ritonavir trial results ‘disappointing’ for severe COVID-19
March 19, 2020
But patients in the lopinavir/ritonavir group had a shorter stay in the intensive care unit than did those in the standard-care group.
Culture change needed to improve gender inequalities in medicine
February 17, 2019
LONDON – A group of prominent female physicians and thought-leaders discuss cultural changes needed to address gender inequality in science and medicine.
Fund projects, not people to address gender bias in research funding
February 13, 2019
LONDON – Female investigators are less likely to secure research funding than men simply because they are women, according to research published in The Lancet.
Nasal glucagon ‘viable alternative’ to intramuscular administration
November 20, 2018
BERLIN – Severe hypoglycemia was reversed successfully in all patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus given nasal glucagon.