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Clinical Challenges: Is Recalcitrant Atopic Dermatitis Really Comorbid Disease? thumbnail

Clinical Challenges: Is Recalcitrant Atopic Dermatitis Really Comorbid Disease?

Clinical Challenges > Atopic Dermatitis — Dupilumab failure signals the need for extended patch testing to identify a missed diagnosis by Kristin Jenkins, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today November 8, 2023 Recent evidence indicates that a significant percentage of patients with recalcitrant eczematous dermatitis, including those dubbed "treatment-resistant" to dupilumab (Dupixent), may be living with a
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Clinical Challenges: Test Your Knowledge of MS thumbnail

Clinical Challenges: Test Your Knowledge of MS

Clinical Challenges > ECTRIMS: MS — A three-question quiz on stopping therapy, family planning, and radiologically isolated syndrome by Crystal Phend, Contributing Editor, MedPage Today October 30, 2023 A MedPage Today Clinical Challenges series on multiple sclerosis (MS) looked at determining when to stop therapy as patients age, family planning for affected women, and management
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Clinical trial confirms immunotherapy drug's efficiency for treating lung cancer thumbnail

Clinical trial confirms immunotherapy drug’s efficiency for treating lung cancer

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Together, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) and St. Mary's Hospital Center (SMHC) have contributed to an international clinical trial that will change the way we treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)—the most common form of lung cancer. In this trial, an immunotherapy
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Lessons from WHO GBV clinical handbook thumbnail

Lessons from WHO GBV clinical handbook

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is a sensitive topic that requires professionals working with victims and survivors to be empathetic.  The World Health Organization (WHO)‘Clinical Handbook on the Health Care of Survivors Subjected to Intimate Partner Violence and/or Sexual Violence, Namibia’ has helped doctors, social workers and nurses like Mark Bezuidenhout, an enrolled nurse at Epako Clinic
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Need Kids for Clinical Studies? Try Facebook to Reach Parents thumbnail

Need Kids for Clinical Studies? Try Facebook to Reach Parents

Social media platforms are a useful way to reach parents of children with rheumatologic diseases for purposes of clinical research, researchers suggested. Children of parents who responded to surveys distributed through social media were generally similar, in terms of diagnoses and other disease characteristics, to those enrolled in a large, formal registry of pediatric rheumatologic…
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Leaving Clinical Medicine Without Regrets

"You do not have to be good." I've long considered having these classic, profound opening words of Mary Oliver's most famous poem, Wild Geese, tattooed on my body somewhere. Since I quit clinical medicine just a few weeks ago, I'm at that stage where I'm researching tattoo parlors. It was just this morning, as I…
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Clinical messaging platform Hospify to close, Bupa Arabia invests in Global Ventures, and more news briefs thumbnail

Clinical messaging platform Hospify to close, Bupa Arabia invests in Global Ventures, and more news briefs

Clinical messaging platform Hospify to close British healthtech startup Hospify has announced it will close its secure clinical messaging platform on 31 January 2021. Hospify said it suffered a decline in demand after the government suspended the UK 2018 Data Protection Act in relation to healthcare last year for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.…
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