• By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    AAO ISSUES AIR GUN SAFETY TIPS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology has issued safety tips regarding non-powder guns, such as BB guns, pellet guns and paintball...

    Regard, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    CHAIRSIDE YOGA DURING INFUSION THERAPY REDUCES PAIN, FATIGUE, ANXIETY AND DISTRESS

    Chairside yoga can reduce pain, fatigue, anxiety and distress among individuals with cancer who undergo infusion therapy, according...

    Hospital, Fatigue, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    PEMBROLIZUMAB CONFERS SUSTAINED OS BENEFIT IN PD-L1-EXPRESSING NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER

    Patients with previously treated, PD-L1-expressing advanced non-small cell lung cancer experienced long-term OS benefits with pembrolizumab...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    ALIROCUMAB LOWERS LDL CHOLESTEROL IN HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA

    Alirocumab decreases LDL cholesterol in a “clinically meaningful way” among patients with autosomal dominant hypercholesterolemia caused...

    Cholesterol
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    US SURGEON GENERAL RELEASES ADVISORY ON E-CIGARETTE USE AMONG YOUTH

    The U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory today on the dangers of youth e-cigarette use. “The purpose of this advisory is to talk...

  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    SMITH & NEPHEW ACQUIRES CETERIX ORTHOPAEDICS FOR MENISCAL REPAIR SYSTEM

    Smith & Nephew announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ceterix Orthopaedics Inc. for the NovoStitch Pro Meniscal Repair...

    Sport
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    MINDFULNESS-BASED EATING STRATEGIES MAY INCREASE 6-MONTH WEIGHT LOSS

    Adults with obesity who attended group sessions teaching mindfulness-based eating techniques lost an average of 2.85 kg more than similar...

    Obesity
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    EIGER RECEIVES FDA BREAKTHROUGH THERAPY DESIGNATION FOR HDV THERAPY

    Eiger BioPharmaceuticals received FDA breakthrough therapy designation for lonafarnib, a prenylation inhibitor designed to treat hepatitis...

    Hepatitis
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    UAE APPROVES ILUVIEN PRICING

    The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health & Prevention has approved pricing for Iluvien, Alimera Sciences announced. The pricing...

    Face, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    FIRST-TRIMESTER USE OF ONDANSETRON NOT LINKED TO INFANT CARDIAC MALFORMATION

    The use of ondansetron, a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist prescribed for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, was not associated with congenital...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy, Nausea, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NEGATIVE COLONOSCOPY LINKED TO LOWER COLORECTAL CANCER RISK AFTER 12 YEARS

    Average risk patients with a negative colonoscopy demonstrated a lower risk for overall, proximal, distal, early-stage and advanced-stage...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    FDA APPROVES APP FOR MANAGING OVERACTIVE BLADDER, BOWEL INCONTINENCE

    Medtronic reported that the FDA approved the InterStim smart programmer, an app that assists patients in the long-term management of...

  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    ANXIETY, DEPRESSION AS PREDICTIVE OF POOR FUTURE HEALTH AS OBESITY, SMOKING

    Study findings published in Health Psychology indicated that anxiety and depression symptoms predicted greater incidence of nearly...

    Arthritis, Depression, Obesity
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

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  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    AOA: FEE SCHEDULE AFFIRMS IMPORTANCE OF COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAMS

    CMS published its final rule for Medicare's 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, and “the American Optometric Association and affiliates left...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    DIABETES MAY WORSEN COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN MIDDLE AGE

    Middle-aged adults with diabetes performed worse on assessments of executive function, attention and memory when compared with adults...

    Diabetes, Depression
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    CESAREAN DELIVERY LINKED TO LOWER INCIDENCE OF PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERS

    Compared with spontaneous vaginal delivery, cesarean delivery was associated with a lower hazard for pelvic floor disorders, according...

    Gynecology, Childbirth
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    DAYTIME NAPPING WITH LARGE SLEEPING DURATION RAISES CVD RISK

    Daytime napping is associated with increased risk for major CV events and deaths in individuals with more than 8 hours of nighttime...

    Sleep
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    6 COMMON MISTAKES WHEN TREATING PATIENTS WITH ULCERATIVE COLITIS

    ORLANDO - When a patient with ulcerative colitis is sick enough to be admitted to the hospital, the stakes can be incredibly high....

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Dec 18, 2018

    US TRIAL OF NOTAL VISION'S HOME-BASED OCT UNDERWAY

    Notal Vision has initiated the first U.S. clinical study of its patient-operated OCT system that can be used at home to monitor wet...

    AMD