• By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    HIGH-FAT DIET LINKED TO UNFAVORABLE GUT MICROBIOTA CHANGES

    Eating a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates can lead to changes in the gut at the microbiome level that could lead to the development...

    Nutrition, Diet
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    STUDY SHOWS CORRELATION BETWEEN HDL, TRIGLYCERIDES AND AMD

    HDL cholesterol and triglycerides have a positive and negative association, respectively, with an increased risk of age-related macular...

    Cholesterol, AMD, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    SURGEONS PERFORM FIRST GENE THERAPY PROCEDURE AIMED AT STOPPING AMD-RELATED BLINDNESS

    Researchers have completed the first gene therapy procedure aimed at stopping age-related macular degeneration. The operation was performed...

    Hospital, Injection, AMD, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    NITAZOXANIDE NOT BENEFICIAL FOR TREATMENT OF SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY ILLNESS

    Adding nitazoxanide to standard of care for the treatment of children and adults with severe acute respiratory infections was safe,...

    Hospital, Disability
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    NASH UPDATE: 5 REPORTS ON TRIALS, MEETINGS, UPCOMING COLLABORATIONS

    The beginning of 2019 has already seen several significant advancements for the field of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, from the inaugural...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    PREDICTION RULE IDS INFANTS AT LOW-RISK FOR SERIOUS BACTERIAL INFECTION

    The use of urinalysis, absolute neutrophil count and procalcitonin levels accurately identified young infants at low risk for serious...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    SUBOPTIMAL EVIDENCE BEHIND MOST ATS RECOMMENDATIONS; ATS RESPONDS

    Almost 40% of the American Thoracic Society's recommendations in clinical practice guidelines are designated as strong, but less than...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    LUPUS NEPHRITIS LINKED TO SEVERE GUT MICROBIOME IMBALANCES

    Patients with lupus demonstrate characteristic gut microbiome dysbiosis patterns, which appear to directly correspond to disease activity,...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    FDA GRANTS BREAKTHROUGH DEVICE DESIGNATION FOR PERSONALIZED, CLOSED-LOOP INSULIN PUMP

    The FDA on Tuesday granted breakthrough device designation for a personalized, closed-loop insulin pump system that is currently in...

    Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    SIMILAR COMPLICATION RISKS SEEN WITH OUTPATIENT VS INPATIENT ARTHROPLASTY PROCEDURES

    According to a recently published study, arthroplasty surgeries among appropriately selected patients may be performed safely at an...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    ROTHMAN ORTHOPAEDICS, NUEHEALTH ENTER PARTNERSHIP TO EXPAND CLINICAL PLATFORM

    Rothman Orthopaedics announced it has entered into an agreement with NueHealth and Muve Health to integrate their models and platforms...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    EYENOVIA ENROLLING BROAD PATIENT POPULATION IN MICROPROST PHASE 3 TRIAL

    Eyenovia will include a broad patient population, including patients with chronic angle closure glaucoma, open-angle glaucoma and ocular...

    Glaucoma, Hypertension, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE INCREASES RISK FOR CVD IN OLDER WOMEN

    Older women who were sedentary for long periods of time throughout the day had an increased risk for CVD, according to a study published...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    INCREASED NUT CONSUMPTION LOWERS CV RISK IN TYPE 2 DIABETES

    Improved mortality rates and decreases in CVD among patients with type 2 diabetes were associated with a higher consumption of nuts,...

    Nutrition, Stroke, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    REZAFUNGIN DOES NOT AFFECT ACTIVITY OF AGENTS COMMONLY USED IN TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

    Rezafungin dosed concomitantly with other drugs in treating invasive fungal infections in transplant patients resulted in no significant...

    Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    PHYSICIAN-DIRECTED INTERVENTIONS BENEFIT PHYSICIANS' MENTAL HEALTH

    Results from meta-analyses revealed that physician-directed interventions eased symptoms of depression, anxiety and suicidality in...

    Stress, Depression
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    TOP STORIES IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE: FLU VACCINE 47% EFFECTIVE IN US, RECTAL GONORRHEA MAY BE PREDICTOR OF HIV

    Among the top infectious disease stories last week were a report that concluded the influenza vaccine has been 47% effective overall...

    Vaccination, Flu
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    FIRST-LINE AVELUMAB, AXITINIB BENEFIT PERSISTS ACROSS ADVANCED KIDNEY CANCER PATIENT SUBGROUPS

    SAN FRANCISCO - The combination of avelumab and axitinib induced longer PFS and higher objective response rates than sunitinib among...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    HOPA AHEAD 2019 TO HELP HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY PHARMACISTS DELIVER HIGHEST-QUALITY CARE

    HOPA Ahead 2019, the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association's 15th annual conference, will be held April 3-6 in Fort Worth, Texas. HemOnc...

    Tumors
  • By Healio   -   Feb 19, 2019

    OSMOLYTES IN URINE MAY HELP TRACK CKD PROGRESSION

    Research published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation showed that imbalances in renal osmolyte regulation can lead to increased...