Decompensation in AH Not'Absolute Contraindication' to Transplant Decompensation in AH Not'Absolute Contraindication' to Transplant
About half of all liver mortality is attributable to alcoholic-associated liver disease, and transplantation is the sole alternative when corticosteroids don ' t work.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces New Data Supporting Safety and Efficacy of RYBREVANT ® and Lazertinib Combination for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and EGFR Mutations
July 26, 2022 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from the Phase 1b/2 CHRYSALIS-2 study (NCT04077463) cohort evaluating the safety and tolerability of the combination of RYBREVANT® (amivantamab-vmjw) with the third-generation epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) lazertinib and platinum-based chemotherapy (carboplatin and pemetrexed) in patients with relapsed/refractory non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and EGFR mutations.[1] These findings and additional updates, including data on RYBREVANT® in combination with laze...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

OCS - Sparing Effect of Dupilumab for Severe Asthma Maintained
Oral corticosteroid dosage reduction sustained in open - label extension study of dupilumab (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 22, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

OCS-Sparing Effect of Dupilumab for Severe Asthma Maintained
FRIDAY, July 22, 2022 -- Long-term treatment of severe asthma with dupilumab supports sustained reduction in oral corticosteroid (OCS) dosage and improvement in clinical end points for up to 96 weeks, according to a study published in the July issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Steroids No Cure for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children Steroids No Cure for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
Children showed no improvement in their obstructive apnea hypoxia index even after 12 months of treatment with corticosteroids compared with placebo.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Update to living systematic review on drug treatments for covid-19, BMJ (Published 13th July 2022)
In update [463 trials; n=166,581, of which 267 new from previous iteration], 3 drugs reduced mortality in most severe disease with at least moderate certainty: systemic corticosteroids (CS), IL-6 receptor antagonists when given with CS& Janus kinase inhibitors, vs standard care. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Incidence Not Increased With Corticosteroid Injections
WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2022 -- Adults who received image-guided corticosteroid injections for musculoskeletal pain between April 2020 and February 2021 had a lower incidence of symptomatic COVID-19 than the general population in Massachusetts,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Corticosteroid Injections Plus Exercise Ease Achilles Tendinopathy
WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2022 -- The combination of corticosteroid injections and exercise therapy helps reduce symptoms of long-standing Achilles tendinopathy, according to a study published online July 11 in JAMA Network Open. In a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trial Backs Steroid Shots for Stubborn Achilles Tendon Pain
(MedPage Today) -- Adding a corticosteroid shot to exercise therapy significantly improved symptoms of chronic Achilles tendinopathy, a 100-person randomized trial found. At 6 months, mean improvement from baseline on the Victorian Institute of... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - July 11, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Machine learning-based prognostic model for the prediction of early death after traumatic brain injury: Comparison with the Corticosteroid Randomization after Significant Head Injury (CRASH) model - Lee SH, Lee CH, Hwang SH, Kang DH.
This study aimed to develop ML models for early death prediction and to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Halobetasol Propionate Lotion for Plaque Psoriasis Halobetasol Propionate Lotion for Plaque Psoriasis
Review the use of Bryhali, a novel, super-potent topical corticosteroid lotion which has been approved for plaque psoriasis and certain corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Combined Intranasal AR Treatment Better Than Monotherapy Combined Intranasal AR Treatment Better Than Monotherapy
Corticosteroid plus an antihistamine improves nasal and ocular allergic rhinitis better than corticosteroid alone, researchers in Korea report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Corticosteroid+Glycyrrhizin for Drug-induced Liver Injury Corticosteroid+Glycyrrhizin for Drug-induced Liver Injury
This study suggests that patients with chronic drug- or herb-induced liver injury with or without autoimmune hepatitis-like features can potentially benefit from steroid plus glycyrrhizin therapy.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Image-guided steroid injections don't lead to more COVID infections
Adults taking corticosteroid injections for pain management that are guide...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound shows persistence of vaccine-related lymphadenopathy Ultrasound finds no links between COVID vaccine, birth defects AIUM: Is online learning here to stay post-COVID? Ultrasound finds link between long COVID, viral effect on vagus nerve PPE use varies when using ultrasound for COVID patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How Changing Your Diet Could Have a Major Impact on Managing Lupus Symptoms
After Jewell Singletary was diagnosed with lupus, she developed rheumatoid arthritis as well—a common pairing, since both are autoimmune conditions—and had to use a cane to navigate her college campus. When she graduated, the now 38-year-old New Jersey resident decided to be more focused on supporting her health, in an effort to maintain her mobility as she began her career. She started in the kitchen. First to be tossed were sugary drinks, fried foods, and highly processed options, she says. Once she eliminated them, it didn’t take long before she could discard one more important item: her cane. [time-br...
Source: TIME: Health - June 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news