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RSNA: Corticosteroid Injections Appear to Worsen Knee Osteoarthritis

November 30, 2022. 4:34 PM CST.

Corticosteroids linked to progression of knee OA based on whole-organ magnetic resonance imaging scores, KL grade

By Elana Gotkine HealthDay Reporter Read article

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ACAAI: Epinephrine Auto-Injector Use Low Among Adults With Food Allergy

November 14, 2022

Furthermore, one-third of adults with food allergy think epinephrine auto-injectors can cause life-threatening effects


ASN: Empagliflozin Cuts Risk for Progression in CKD

November 09, 2022

Risk for progression of kidney disease or death from cardiovascular causes reduced with empagliflozin versus placebo


ASN: Discontinuation of RAS Inhibitors Does Not Increase eGFR in CKD

November 09, 2022

No difference seen with discontinuation, continuation of RAS inhibitors among patients with advanced, progressive chronic kidney disease


AHA: Baxdrostat Studied in Treatment-Resistant Hypertension

November 08, 2022

Dose-dependent reductions in systolic blood pressure seen in phase 2 dose-ranging study


AHA: Lowering TGs With Pemafibrate Does Not Cut CV Risk in T2DM

November 08, 2022

In patients with T2DM, hypertriglyceridemia, and low HDL cholesterol levels, the risk for cardiovascular events was not lower with pemafibrate versus placebo


AHA: Once-Daily Edoxaban Seems Safe for Pediatric Cardiac Patients

November 04, 2022

Rates of clinically relevant bleeding similar between groups receiving edoxaban or standard-of-care anticoagulation


Once-Weekly Semaglutide Cuts BMI for Teens With Obesity

November 04, 2022

Greater reduction in BMI seen for semaglutide plus lifestyle intervention versus lifestyle intervention alone


ASA: Preoperative Cannabis Use Tied to Higher Pain After Surgery

November 01, 2022

However, no significant differences seen in opioid use postoperatively between cannabis users and nonusers


Haloperidol Not Beneficial for ICU Patients With Delirium

October 28, 2022

No improvement seen in number of days alive and out of the hospital at 90 days for haloperidol versus placebo


Haloperidol Not Beneficial for ICU Patients With Delirium

October 28, 2022

No improvement seen in number of days alive and out of the hospital at 90 days for haloperidol versus placebo


IDSA: Three-Dose Hepatitis B Vaccine Highly Protective in Persons With HIV

October 26, 2022

Seroprotection rate increased from 94.4 percent at eight weeks after second dose to 98.5 percent at week 24


IDSA: Three-Dose Hepatitis B Vaccine Highly Protective in Persons With HIV

October 26, 2022

Seroprotection rate increased from 94.4 percent at eight weeks after second dose to 98.5 percent at week 24


AAO: Normal-Tension Glaucoma Tied to Higher Alzheimer Disease Risk

October 12, 2022

Authors say people with normal-tension glaucoma should be screened for Alzheimer disease


Semaglutide Reduces 10-Year Risk for T2D in Obese Persons

September 27, 2022

Sustained treatment with semaglutide needed to maintain reduction in risk for type 2 diabetes


Triplet Therapy Ups Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Kidney Cancer

September 27, 2022

PFS improved with cabozantinib + nivolumab + ipilimumab for patients with previously untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma