Researchers examined whether treatment with CD20 inhibitors resulted in worse COVID-19 outcomes among patients with immune-mediated diseases.
All articles by Amit Akirov, MD
Researchers investigated the sex and race differences in the association between fasting blood glucose and the risk for ischemic stroke in adults aged 45 years and older.
Researchers assessed the humoral and cell-mediated immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-based vaccines in patients with a history of receiving CD20-targeted B-cell-depleting therapy.
Researchers analyzed the autopsies of patients who died from COVID-19 to understand the pathophysiology of COVID-19-related myopathy.
Authors of a commentary assessed the role of IL-1 receptor antagonism, specifically anakinra, in the treatment of patients with severe COVID-19.
This meta-analysis of studies comparing 2 or more surgical approaches vs thymectomy aimed to identify the best option for myasthenia gravis patients.
Study authors conducted a systematic review to assess the impact of physical activity interventions in combination with pharmacologic treatments on bone turnover biomarkers in patients with osteopenia and osteoporosis.
Researchers evaluated the impact of inflammatory arthritis on several male fertility outcomes, including fertility rate and family planning.
In this meta-analysis, study authors showed that treatment with anakinra reduced the need for invasive mechanical ventilation and mortality risk in hospitalized nonintubated patients with COVID-19.
Researchers identified the clinical characteristics of fragility fractures among older adults with type 2 diabetes, in the Framingham Heart Study.
Using the 2005 to 2010 NHANES, the researchers examined the association between osteoporosis risk and the effect of sleep quality and duration in adults.
This literature review explored the nature of racial bias in the clinical setting.
The immunogenicity and safety of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines in patients with chronic inflammatory conditions receiving immunosuppressive therapy were determined.
Researchers estimated cardiovascular risk by different strategies in patients with RA; analyzed the percentage of patients who would be candidates to receive statin therapy; and identified how many patients met the recommended lipid goals.
A team of researchers assessed mortality and neurologic outcomes in patients with lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy.
The researchers’ goal was to assess whether appetite-related hormones — fasting leptin, ghrelin, glucagon-like peptide-1, peptide YY — can predict the risk for weight regain.
The objective of this study was to determine the impact of KME on postprandial glucose, systemic inflammation, and vascular function in adults with obesity.
The goal of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of transcatheter bariatric embolotherapy for weight reduction.
Researchers determined the association between endometriosis and the subsequent development of rheumatoid arthritis.
There may be an association between physical activity and osteoporosis prevention among individuals aged at least 65 years.
Elevated LDL-C polygenic scores associated with higher LDL-C levels and increased risk for ASCVD in patients with monogenic familial hypercholesterolemia.
This study was intent on characterizing CH infants identified by the second screening and comparing infants with bTSH 5.0-9.9 and ≥10 mU/L on second screening.
Researchers examined the association between HbA1c during early pregnancy and beta-cell function in women with gestational diabetes risk.
This study evaluated risk for type 2 diabetes among more than 1 million adolescents in Israel with and without nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
The study goal was to determine whether real-time continuous glucose monitoring up to 24 months is beneficial, particularly in persons living with impaired awareness of hypoglycemia.
Investigators analyzed the relationship between the presence of subclinical hypothyroidism and subclinical left heart dysfunction in a cohort of the general population without overt cardiac disease.
Investigators assessed the ATA US risk stratification system guidelines for repeat cytology during follow-up for patients with benign thyroid nodules.
Patients with COVID-19 as a result of SARS-CoV-2 infection may develop subacute thyroiditis.
Researchers sought to identify the association between proinflammatory and hyperinsulinemic diets with type 2 diabetes risk.
Saliva iodine concentration can serve as a good biomarker of recent iodine status in pediatric populations.
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