• By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TOP STORIES IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE: FDA RECOMMENDS OMADACYLINE FOR APPROVAL, NEW ANTIMICROBIALS DEMONSTRATE ‘GOOD ACTIVITY'

    Among the top stories in infectious disease is the vote by the FDA's Antimicrobials Drug Advisory Committee in favor of approving a...

    Skin, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    7 STEPS TO IMPROVING YOUR PATIENT SATISFACTION, ONLINE REPUTATION

    AUSTIN, Texas - Speaking from lessons learned, one expert at GI Outlook walked through the importance of understanding online physician...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    US MILITARY PERSONNEL MAY BE AT INCREASED RISK FOR SKIN CANCER

    Jennifer Powers Active duty military members and veterans in the United States appear to be at elevated risk for melanoma and nonmelanoma...

    Cancer, Dermatology, Power, Skin
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY INCREASES RISK FOR SUICIDE

    Patients who had traumatic brain injury and initiated medical contact were at higher risk for suicide than those without TBI, according...

    Brain
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER RANKED BEST CANCER HOSPITAL IN COUNTRY

    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has retained its distinction as the No. 1 cancer hospital in the country. MD Anderson...

    Hospital, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    WHAT LEVEL OF HEALTH CARE SHOULD DETAINED CHILDREN RECEIVE?

    Migrant children are at an increased risk for numerous health problems. Infectious Diseases in Children asked Janine Young, MD, FAAP,...

  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    ACP: CMS ‘PATHWAY TO SUCCESS' IS A BUMPY ONE

    The American College of Physicians said in a press release there were good things and bad things about the new CMS plan known as Pathways...

    Plan
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    VALPROIC ACID NO BETTER THAN PLACEBO FOR AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA

    The results of a clinical trial did not provide support for the use of orally administered valproic acid for the treatment of autosomal...

  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    PHYSICIANS ARE ‘PERFECTLY CONSTRUCTED' TO BURN OUT

    AUSTIN, Texas - The intrinsic personality traits of the physician lay the foundation for burnout, according to an expert speaking at...

  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TESTOSTERONE LEVEL NOT INFLUENCED BY PARTNER'S MENSTRUAL CYCLE

    A heterosexual man's morning testosterone levels are not influenced by a partner's ovulation cycle, according to findings published...

    Ovulation, Neurology
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    COMPLICATED APPENDICITIS LESS COMMON IN KIDS WITH ALLERGIES

    Children who have an immunoglobulin E-mediated allergy are less likely to have complicated appendicitis than children without allergies,...

    Hospital, Allergies
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    KETAMINE SHOWS POTENTIAL IN TEENS WITH TREATMENT-RESISTANT DEPRESSION

    Average scores on the Children's Depression Rating Scale dropped by 42.5% following low-dose IV ketamine infusions among 13 teenagers...

    Drop, Depression, Child, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    REMIFENTANIL MAY HALVE THE NEED FOR EPIDURAL

    Women in labor receiving IV remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia were half as likely to need a subsequent epidural than those...

    Nausea, Injection, Baby, Drugs, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    ONLY HALF OF PATIENTS WITH GOUT ADHERE TO URATE-LOWERING THERAPY

    Huai Leng Pisaniello In a series of face-to-face interviews, just 55% of respondents with gout reported that they adhered to urate-lowering...

    Hospital, Face, Arthritis
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    RACE MAY INFLUENCE EFFECT OF VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION IN HEALTHY MEN

    A lower mean vitamin D-binding protein level may be associated with a larger increase in free vitamin D for healthy white men after...

    Vitamins
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    POSITIVE INITIAL MARGINS ASSOCIATED WITH POOR DFS FOLLOWING TOTAL LARYNGECTOMY

    Positive initial margins, even among patients with negative final margins, appeared associated with poorer DFS among patients with...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Aug 14, 2018

    PROLONGED DAPT AFTER STENTING YIELDS SIMILAR ISCHEMIC, BLEEDING RISKS IN WOMEN, MEN

    In a secondary analysis of the DAPT study, late risk for ischemic and bleeding events was similar in women and men who received prolonged...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Aug 13, 2018

    STUDY OF EYEGLASS USE REPORTS UNMET NEEDS, SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC DISPARITIES

    A cross-sectional study based on Medicare data showed that a significant number of U.S. senior citizens need but do not use spectacle...

    Senior
  • By Healio   -   Aug 13, 2018

    OPTOMETRY STUDENTS RECOGNIZE NEED FOR INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION

    The connection between optometry and other health professionals must be enhanced, according to researchers evaluating interprofessional...

    Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Aug 13, 2018

    ADALIMUMAB SEEN AS SAFE FOR TREATMENT OF DUPUYTREN'S

    A single intramodular injection of 40 mg adalimumab in patients with Dupuytren's disease was safe and showed down regulation of the...

    Injection, Injections