The Many Complications Faced by Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) can be complicated by infections, allergic and nonallergic comorbidities and quality of life impairments.  Understanding the severity of the disease and...

Should Eczema Treatment Plans Vary For Skin Based On Levels of...

Should Eczema treatments vary based on skin color? It’s a question that many physicians have asked and Dr. Nada Elbuluk of The Skin of Color...

S. aureus Agr Virulence Tied to Atopic Dermatitis in Infants

Expression of functional Agr system in S. aureus needed for epidermal colonization in mice Skin colonization by Staphylococcus aureus is associated with the risk for developing atopic dermatitis...

Fetal, Early-Life Exposures May Impact Young Adult Bone Health

Specifically, maternal smoking and breastfeeding tied to fracture risk in young adulthood Factors during gestation and infancy may impact bone health in young adulthood, according...

Gilead Presents Additional Data on Efficacy of Remdesivir for COVID-19

Pharma company says there is further evidence remdesivir may reduce deaths, hasten recovery There is more good news on the effectiveness of the antiviral drug...

WHO to Lead Investigation of COVID-19 Pandemic Origins

The World Health Organization will lead an international investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic in China. Two WHO experts -- one in animal...

Diabetes-Related Lower-Extremity Complications Increasing

Diabetes-related lower-extremity complications (DRLECs) are a large and increasing contributor to the global burden of disability, according to a study published online March 5...

Stressful Life Events May Up CHD Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Higher levels of stressful life events are associated with a higher risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) among postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes,...

Weight in Adolescence Tied to Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Obesity in adolescence significantly increases the risk for incidence of type 2 diabetes in early adulthood in both sexes, according to a study published...

Lower Lean Body Mass With Aging May Up Diabetes Incidence in...

Changes in total lean body mass with aging are associated with the development of diabetes among men and women, according to a study published...

Outcomes Similar for COVID-19 in Patients With & Without HIV

Persons with HIV (PWH) hospitalized with COVID-19 have similar outcomes to demographically-matched patients without HIV, according to a study published online June 28 in Clinical...

Here’s What You Need To Know About Psoriasis With Dr. Hope...

Diagnosing Psoriasis in patients of color can be tricky. We sat down with Dr. Hope Mitchell to learn more about Psoriasis--how it's diagnosed, progression,...

Dr. Andrew F. Alexis Talks Eczema and Ethnic Skin With MDNewsline

MDNewsline recently interviewed international skin of color expert and dermatologist Dr. Andrew F. Alexis about treating eczema in patients of color. Dr. Alexis is...

HHS Announces New Organ Transplant Guidance

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) published an updated solid organ transplant guideline to assess donors...

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Dr. Cheryl Mensah Discusses Covid-19’s Effect on Sickle...

In 2019 there was much buzz and excitement surrounding sickle cell disease and the upcoming breakthroughs in store for patients. With the onset of...

Exposure to Urban Air Pollution May Up Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Air pollution may be an environmental risk factor for multiple sclerosis, according to a study presented May 22 at the European Academy of Neurology...

Heat Stroke vs Stroke: Here’s the Difference

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Educate Patients On How To Stay Safe, Healthy, and Cool This...

With the arrival of warm weather, and as states begin to loosen months of lockdown restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic, it's only natural that...

NIH Halts Clinical Trial of Hydroxychloroquine: Treatment Does No Harm, But...

A clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been...

Endurance Exercise May Offer Vascular Benefit in Sickle Cell Disease

Increases in capillary density, functional exchange surface seen in microvasculature of skeletal muscle (HealthDay News) -- Endurance exercise training may improve skeletal muscle microvasculature in...

Dr. Talia Wegman Talks Genetic & Molecular Testing in Latinx Cancer...

MDNewsline recently interviewed international cancer researcher Dr. Talia Wegman to discuss the importance of molecular and genetic testing and cancer in Latinx patients. Dr...