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Long-Term Rituximab May Aid in Antibody-Associated Vasculitis

Relapse rates lower versus placebo in granulomatosis with polyangiitis, microscopic polyangiitis

COVID-19 Took Toll on Mental Health of Chinese Physicians

Physicians saw drop in mood, rise in depression, anxiety symptoms, and fear of workplace violence

High Rates of DVT Seen in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

Authors call for prompt detection and early anticoagulant therapy

Hydroxychloroquine Prescriptions Surge in U.S. During Pandemic

Increase in hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine fills seen during week of March 15 to 21, 2020

BMI, Tracheal Intubation/Death Linked in Diabetes With COVID-19

In multivariable analyses with covariates, only BMI was positively linked to primary outcome

Adherence to Diabetes Meds May Cut Mortality in Colorectal Cancer

Patients with colorectal cancer and diabetes have better survival with adherence to diabetes meds

Rates of Hip Fracture High for Nursing Home Residents

In all years from 2007 to 2015, one-year mortality was high following hip fracture

High-Potency Cannabis Tied to Increased Use, Anxiety Disorder

No evidence of link seen between high-potency cannabis use and alcohol use disorder or depression

Risk for Committing Violent Crime May Be Increased by SSRI Use

Risk higher during treatment, up to 12 weeks after discontinuation among minority of SSRI users

Guideline Details Pharmacologic Management of COPD

Clinical practice guideline addresses six emerging questions around COPD management