• EULAR president touts 'success stories' en route to 2023 goals

    29 days ago - By Healio

    Despite the unique challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the field of rheumatology, EULAR has remained faithful to its strategy for 2018-2023, with several “success stories” to show for it, according to Iain McInnes, MD, EULAR president and director of the institute of infection, immunity and inflammation at the University of Glasgow, in Scotland.
    “The COVID pandemic has changed our lives in almost every way imaginable - especially for our patients' rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, it's been a time of inordinate anxiety and stress,”
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  • Zoloft Shortage; Google's Anxiety Self-Screening

    Zoloft Shortage; Google's Anxiety Self-Screening

    29 days ago - By MedPageToday

    The antidepressant sertraline was added to the FDA's shortage list due to increased demand amid the pandemic.
    As the pandemic pushed the field toward telehealth, researchers of a JAMA Psychiatry viewpoint...
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  • Domestic Violence Rises Under Stay-at-Home Rules

    Domestic Violence Rises Under Stay-at-Home Rules

    29 days ago - By Web MD

    Domestic violence cases rose after Los Angeles and Indianapolis introduced stay-at-home rules to help stop the spread of COVID-19, researchers say.
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  • Open wide: Dentists charge extra for infection control

    29 days ago - By News Medical

    After nearly two months at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Erica Schoenradt was making plans in May to see her dentist for a checkup.
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  • North Carolina Healthcare Heroes Join Online Research Community to Help Fight COVID-19

    29 days ago - By UNC Healthcare

    North Carolina researchers call for a diverse group of essential workers in health care to join HeroesResearch.org to share experiences and evaluate prevention strategies. The UNC site leader for this effort is Ross Boyce, MD.
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  • COVID-19: Problematic Gambling Could Worsen

    29 days ago - By Medscape

    The isolation, excess available time, and anxiety about illness or finances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an increase in problem gambling behaviors.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Vaccine Access, Hesitancy Amid COVID-19

    Vaccine Access, Hesitancy Amid COVID-19

    29 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Overcoming vaccine hesitancy and access issues has become even more critical because of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health experts argued at a recent webinar hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine...
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  • Researchers find increase in at-home pediatric fractures during the COVID-19 pandemic

    29 days ago - By Healio

    While overall pediatric fracture volume has decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic, the proportion of injuries occurring at home, as well as on bicycles and trampolines, has increased more than 25%, according to published results.
    Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia assessed 1,745 patients with acute fractures from March 15, 2020 to April 15, 2020, and compared the cohort with data from the same time frame in 2018 and 2019, according to the abstract.
    “There was a significant decrease in the incidence of fractures presenting to our practice during the pandemic (22.5±9.1/d
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