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June 18, 2021

FDA Approves Secukinumab for Children with Plaque Psoriasis

By Adam Hochron
The FDA has approved secukinumab to treat patients over the age of 6 who have moderate to severe plaque psoriasis and are eligible for systemic therapy or phototherapy...
FDA Approves Secukinumab for Children with Plaque Psoriasis
June 16, 2021

Isolated Bacterium in Healthy Skin May Be a Potential New Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis

By Jeff Craven /alert Contributor
Researchers have developed Staphylococcus hominis A9, skin bacteria normally harmless to most people, into a bacteriotherapy that may help patients with atopic dermatitis...
Isolated Bacterium in Healthy Skin May Be a Potential New Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis
June 15, 2021

SURPASS-4: Tirzepatide Reduces A1C, Body Weight in Type 2 Diabetes

By Dave Quaile, /alert Contributor
Treatment with tirzepatide reduced hemoglobin A1C and body weight from baseline compared with titrated insulin glargine among patients with type 2 diabetes with increased cardiovascular risk...
SURPASS-4: Tirzepatide Reduces A1C, Body Weight in Type 2 Diabetes
June 14, 2021

Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Improve Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

By Andrew John, /alert Contributor
Further chemotherapy following standard treatment failed to improve survival among patients with locally advanced cervical cancer...
Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Improve Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer
June 11, 2021

FDA Clears Trial of Novel Electronic Device for Bladder Incontinence

By Andrew John, /alert Contributor
The FDA has approved an investigational device exemption trial for a novel therapy to alleviate bladder incontinence...
FDA Clears Trial of Novel Electronic Device for Bladder Incontinence
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Are Medicare beneficiaries with knee osteoarthritis receiving enough conservative care?

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Non-surgical care for knee osteoarthritis is uncommon among older adults, especially in regions of the U.S. where total knee arthroplasty (TKA) rates are Read More »

Rituximab seems safe and effective for systemic sclerosis

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rituximab seemed to be a safe and effective treatment for systemic sclerosis in a placebo-controlled validation trial in Japan. "A number of studies have Read More »

COVID-19 survivors may have loss of brain tissue

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Even mild cases of COVID-19 may lead to loss of brain tissue, according to findings from a long-term study involving 782 volunteers. As part of the ongoing UK Biobank Read More »

Most results from e-cigarette trials improperly reported, or not reported at all

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Of five clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov and sponsored by JUUL Labs, only one resulted in a published paper and none had results posted on the Read More »

Disproportionate share of international medical graduates died from COVID-19 in U.S.

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - In many states, a larger share of physicians trained outside the U.S. than their representation in the workforce died due to COVID-19, a recent study suggests. Read More »

Financial toxicity of having CVD worse than with cancer in U.S.

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - American adults with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease may experience greater financial toxicity than those with cancer, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers Read More »

One in six pregnant women delivering in a U.S. hospital may see a big bill, even with insurance

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - For as many as one in six families who have private health insurance, there can be sticker shock when they see their portion of the bill for a hospital delivery, a Read More »

German lab, J&J still hashing out details of COVID-19 vaccine clot collaboration

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) - A scientist investigating rare blood clots possibly linked to AstraZeneca's and Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines has yet to start a planned collaboration with Read More »

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