When patients with lupus received lower dosing of hydroxychloroquine—in accordance with current ophthalmology guidelines—they had a higher risk of lupus flares than when they were taking a higher dose of the medication.
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In a recent study in Science Advances, the team, which was led by Ken Hiratsuka, MD, PhD, and Ryuji Morizane, MD, PhD, reports using the new modeling system to identify two potential therapeutics for APRKD, which currently has no FDA-approved treatment.
In this nationally representative race- and sex-specific cross-sectional study of US adults, gout was more prevalent in adults self-reporting Black race during a recent 10-year period compared with their White counterparts.
Transitioning to college or university is one of life’s major milestones. Like all life changes, the move from home to campus brings a unique set of challenges. Here are some tips to support your pre-planning and research for gluten-free dining around campus.
Olivia Okereke, MD, MS, inaugural director of the newly established Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry’s Center for Racial Equity and Justice, is leading anti-racism efforts in the department, the psychiatry field, psychiatric research and more. We recently caught up with her to learn more about her work.
Investigators recently developed a clinical decision support system to help with this effort, and they tested its initial performance in a large integrated healthcare system.
If your child cannot empty their bladder completely, or has a problem with urine leakage, they may need to use a clean intermittent catheter. Learn how to use a clean intermittent catheter for children assigned male at birth.
If your child cannot empty their bladder completely, or has a problem with urine leakage, they may need to use a clean intermittent catheter. It is common for people to use clean intermittent catheters if they have spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, complications following surgery, side effects of medications or some urinary tract defects. Learn answers to common question about using a clean intermittent catheter.
If your child cannot empty their bladder completely, or has a problem with urine leakage, they may need to use a clean intermittent catheter. Learn how to use a clean intermittent catheter for children assigned as female at birth.
Karen Little, NP, is a chronic pain nurse practitioner at the Pain Management Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary care center for patients with acute, chronic and cancer-related pain.