• By Healio   -   Feb 21, 2018

    MATERNAL INFLUENZA, TDAP VACCINATIONS NOT TIED TO INFANT MORTALITY

    Influenza and acellular pertussis vaccinations during pregnancy were not associated with hospitalization or death of infants in the...

    Vaccination, Pregnancy, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    AGTC POSTS $5.2 MILLION QUARTERLY LOSS

    Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation reported a net loss of $5.2 million in the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2017, compared with a net...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY PUBLISHES GUIDELINES FOR NON-MELANOMA SKIN CANCERS

    Christopher K. Bichakjian The American Academy of Dermatology published guidelines for the management of nonmelanoma skin cancer. The...

    Cancer, Dermatology, Skin
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    ACC PANEL: HACKING OF CARDIAC DEVICES POSSIBLE BUT UNLIKELY

    Medical devices such as defibrillators and pacemakers may be at risk for hacking, resulting in device reconfiguration and battery depletion,...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    VIDEO: PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION OF OCULAR SURFACE CRUCIAL

    BELGRADE, Serbia - At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, José Güell, MD, speaks about the importance...

    Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    INTERPROFESSIONAL CE GROUP INCLUDES ODS, PAS IN PROGRAMS

    The Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education announced a new collaboration with the Association of Regulatory...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    ALLERGAN EXERCISES THIRD OPTION FOR MOLECULE PARTNERS' DARPIN PRODUCTS

    Allergan has exercised a third option to develop and commercialize DARPin product candidates from Molecular Partners and will receive...

    Diabetes, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    VIDEO: PRESENTER SPEAKS TO MANAGEMENT OF PERIOPERATIVE PAIN

    KOLOA, Hawaii - At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018, Robert L. Barrack, MD, discussed ways to manage perioperative pain.

  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    VIDEO: PRESENTER SPEAKS TO THE USE OF TXA IN TOTAL JOINT ARTHROPLASTY

    KOLOA, Hawaii - At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018, Steven J. MacDonald, MD, FRCSC, spoke about the use of tranexamic acid in total joint...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    SOFTWARE BUG LED TO FDA RECALL OF ACCU-CHEK CONNECT DIABETES MANAGEMENT APP

    The FDA recently announced a recall of Roche Diabetes Care Inc.'s Accu-Chek Connect Diabetes Management App due to a software bug in...

    Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    BEST PRACTICE UPDATE: GI PSYCHOLOGISTS, GIS NEED COLLABORATION

    Laurie Keefer Gastroenterologists should play an important role in the promotion of psycho-gastroenterology therapy, and research and...

    Psycho, Digestion
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    NEW JERSEY HEALTH FOUNDATION GRANTS $50K TO HEPATITIS B, E RESEARCH

    The New Jersey Health Foundation awarded a $50,000 Innovation Grant to Alexander Ploss, PhD, assistant professor of molecular biology...

    Vaccination, Drugs, Hepatitis, Cures
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    AGE, IMMUNOMODULATOR USE INCREASE CANCER RISK IN IBD PATIENTS

    Thomas Greuter Older patients with inflammatory bowel disease who have recently taken immunomodulators were more likely to have or...

    Cancer, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    GENE MUTATIONS MAY IMPROVE PROGNOSIS MODELS FOR CERTAIN PATIENTS WITH LEUKEMIA SUBTYPE

    ATLANTA - Contrary to previous research, treatment with hypomethylating agents seem to only partially negate the poor prognosis of...

    Leukemia
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    OPIOID SUBSTITUTE KRATOM LINKED TO SALMONELLA OUTBREAK

    The CDC linked a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections to kratom, an unregulated herbal supplement the agency said is consumed...

    Hospital, Herbal
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    IMPROVING FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY, EVERYDAY LIFE SKILLS CRUCIAL FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Results from a network analysis showed that functional capacity and everyday life skills were the most central and highly interconnected...

  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    FAILURE TO ADDRESS PE MAY RESULT IN CTEPH

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Unresolved pulmonary embolism often leads to chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, a condition associated...

    Hypertension
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    SHORT, LIGHT BOUTS OF EXERCISE LOWER MORTALITY RISK IN OLDER MEN

    Bouts of light-intensity exercise lasting 10 minutes were sufficient to lower the risk for death in most older men, according to findings...

    Sport
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    SOCIAL FACTORS MAJOR DETERMINANT OF STROKE, CVD RISK

    Various socioeconomic determinants predispose patients to developing CVD and stroke, especially in the United States, according to...

    Stroke
  • By Healio   -   Feb 20, 2018

    AF-STROKE RELATIONSHIP STRONGEST IN BLACK PATIENTS

    Among patients with atrial fibrillation, black patients had increased risk for having an ischemic stroke before or after an AF diagnosis...

    Stroke