Ustekinumab again linked to cardiovascular events

WAIKOLOA, HAWAII – The anti-interleukin-12/23 biologic agents ustekinumab and briakinumab were associated with a statistically significant 4.23-fold increased risk of major adverse cardiac events in...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
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Psoriatic pruritus improves with TrkA-blocking drug

An investigational topical drug that targets a nerve sensitization pathway showed good efficacy against chronic itch in patients with pruritic psoriasis. CT327 works by inhibiting the kinase pathway...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
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Gut-joint connection promising in psoriatic arthritis

SNOWMASS, COLO. – Mounting circumstantial evidence points to perturbation of bacterial communities in the gut and skin as important environmental triggers for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. A...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Gut-joint connection promising in psoriatic arthritis

SNOWMASS, COLO. – Mounting circumstantial evidence points to perturbation of bacterial communities in the gut and skin as important environmental triggers for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. A...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

VIDEO: Don’t overlook the signs of psoriatic arthritis

PALM BEACH, ARUBA – When evaluating patients for psoriasis, don’t forget to ask them about potential symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, cautions Dr. Mark Jackson of the University of Louisville<link...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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Clinical practice guidelines adaptation for internists - An EFIM methodology

Author(s): Wiktoria Leśniak, Laura Morbidoni, Dror Dicker, Ignacio Marín-León
Date:25 June 2020

The challenge of implementing Less is More medicine: A European perspective

Author(s): Omar Kherad, Nathan Peiffer-Smadja, Lina Karlafti, Margus Lember, Nathalie Van Aerde, Orvar Gunnarsson, Cristian Baicus, Miguel Bigotte Vieira, António Vaz-Carneiro, Antonio Brucato, Ivica Lazurova, Wiktoria Leśniak, Thomas Hanslik, Stephen Hewitt, Eleni Papanicolaou, Olga Boeva, Dror Dicker, Biljana Ivanovska, Pinar Yldiz, Patrick Lacor, Mark Cranston, Frauke Weidanz, Giorgio Costantino, Nicola Montano
Date:16 April 2020

Medical and surgical co-management – A strategy of improving the quality and outcomes of perioperative care

Author(s): Carmen Fierbinţeanu-Braticevicia, Matthias Raspeb, Alin Liviu Predac, Evija Livčāned, Leonid Lazebnike, Soňa Kiňováf, Evert- Jan de Kruijfg, Radovan Hojsh, Thomas Hansliki, Mine Durusu-Tanrioverj, Francesco Dentalik, Xavier Corbellal, Pietro Castellinom, Monica Bivoln, Stefano Bassettio, Vasco Barretop, Eduardo Montero Ruizq, Luis Camposr, The Working Group on Professional Issues and Quality of Care of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)
Date:15 November 2018


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