• By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    FDA WARNS MYLAN OVER VALSARTAN MANUFACTURING VIOLATIONS

    The FDA announced it issued a warning letter to Mylan Laboratories Limited over violations of current good manufacturing practice observed...

    Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    NEW GROUP A STREP STRAIN MAY POSE GLOBAL SCARLET FEVER THREAT

    Researchers recently identified a new strain of group A Streptococcus that became the predominant cause of scarlet fever in England...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    GUIDE DOG FOUNDATION TO RECEIVE TRAINING MODULES MADE FROM RECYCLED CONTACT LENSES

    Bausch + Lomb has partnered with TerraCycle to donate custom training modules made from recycled contact lenses to the Guide Dog Foundation. TerraCycle,...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    ELT SIGHT ACQUIRES EXCIMER LASER SYSTEM ASSETS FROM MLASE

    ELT Sight has acquired the IP and assets for MLase's excimer ophthalmic laser system for glaucoma surgery, according to a press release. The...

    Glaucoma
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    CONSIDER UNDERLYING CONDITIONS WITH MGD

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Clinicians should consider rosacea in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction, according to a speaker here at the...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    PATCH STUDY: HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE MAY PREVENT RECURRENCE OF CONGENITAL HEART BLOCK IN NEONATES

    ATLANTA - Among mothers with anti-Ro antibodies who had previously delivered a baby with congenital heart block, hydroxychloroquine...

    Skin, Baby, Pregnancy
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    SITRAVATINIB PLUS NIVOLUMAB SAFE, ACTIVE IN ADVANCED UROTHELIAL CARCINOMA

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - The combination of sitravatinib and nivolumab induced encouraging clinical activity among patients with advanced...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    UNDERWATER ENDOSCOPIC MUCOSAL RESECTION VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT

    SAN ANTONIO - Underwater endoscopic mucosal resection was a safe and effective alternative to conventional resection in patients with...

    Tumors, Injection, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    ‘QUEST FOR BETTER HDV THERAPY': TRIPLE COMBINATION REDUCES RNA IN MOST

    BOSTON - Triple combination therapy with lonafarnib, ritonavir, and Lambda for chronic hepatitis D appeared safe and tolerable for...

    Hepatitis
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    ORAL BLOOD CANCER DRUG MAY WORSEN CARDIOMETABOLIC HEALTH

    An oral chemotherapy treatment used to treat myeloproliferative neoplasms is associated with substantial weight gain and increased...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    AGE AT PSORIASIS ONSET REVEALS WHETHER PATIENTS WITH PSA DEVELOP PSORIASIS OR ARTHRITIS FIRST

    ATLANTA - Age at onset of psoriasis determines whether psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis starts first in patients with psoriatic arthritis,...

    Registry, Arthritis
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    FRUIT CONSUMPTION, ORAL HEALTH LINKED TO PSORIASIS SEVERITY

    Oral health and hygiene and dietary practices may be associated with the development and severity of psoriasis, according to a study...

    Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    MELANOMA RATES DECLINE AMONG US ADOLESCENTS, YOUNG ADULTS

    Incidence of invasive melanoma decreased among adolescents and young adults in the United States between 2006 and 2015, according to...

    Dermatology, Cancer, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    FDA FAST TRACKS NANATINOSTAT COMBINATION FOR EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS-ASSOCIATED LYMPHOMA

    The FDA granted fast track designation to nanatinostat in combination with valganciclovir for the treatment of relapsed or refractory...

    Lymphoma, AIDS
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    VITAMIN K STATUS SHOWS NO IMPACT ON PROGRESSION OF VASCULAR CALCIFICATION IN HEMODIALYSIS

    WASHINGTON - After stopping therapy with vitamin K antagonists, patients with atrial fibrillation who received rivaroxaban plus vitamin...

    Vitamins, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    WORLD AMR CONGRESS: FOCUSING ON PROGRESS IN A ‘STILL BROKEN' MARKETPLACE

    Infectious Disease News attended the World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress in Washington, D.C., and asked Cornelius J. Clancy, MD,...

    Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    PHYTONADIONE MAY BE EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR CALCIPHYLAXIS IN HEMODIALYSIS

    WASHINGTON - Results presented at ASN Kidney Week suggested phytonadione may be a safe and effective way to treat calciphylaxis in...

    Skin, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    SEVERAL FACTORS LED TO LOWER QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES AFTER MPFL RECONSTRUCTION

    Published results showed bilateral symptoms, femoral tunnel position and age at first dislocation were statistically significant predictors...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    LOW-RESIDUE DIET IMPROVES BOWEL PREP, PATIENT TOLERANCE

    SAN ANTONIO - Patients who adhered to a single-day, low-residue diet prior to colonoscopy had a better bowel preparation and reported...

    Diet
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2019

    ‘RUNNING MEDICINE' IMPROVES HEALTH

    “Running medicine” events that combined several types of exercise and community-building events improved participants' physical and...