• By Healio   -   Dec 14, 2017

    A 5-YEAR-OLD MALE WITH 4-MONTH HISTORY OF RASH ON CHEEK

    A 5-year-old male presented to a dermatology clinic with a 4-month history of rash on the left cheek. The parents reported that they...

    Skin, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Dec 14, 2017

    15-YEAR-OLD MALE PRESENTS WITH RECURRENT ABSCESSES IN BOTH AXILLAE

    A 15-year-old male presents to your office with recurrent abscesses in both axillae for the last 8 months. The lesions begin as red...

    Obesity
  • By Healio   -   Dec 14, 2017

    CONCERNS, CONTROVERSIES IN PEDIATRIC IBD PERSIST IN ERA OF BIOLOGICS

    The treatment of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease has been revolutionized by the advent of biologic therapies, which have been...

  • By Healio   -   Dec 14, 2017

    REBOUND SELF-TONOMETER SHOWS RELIABILITY IN MEASURING IOP

    Self-monitoring of IOP with the Icare Home tonometer proved manageable and accurate in a study. Measurements were comparable to those...

    Glaucoma, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Dec 14, 2017

    INTERMITTENT ATROPINE PENALIZATION IMPROVES VISION IN SOME CHILDREN WITH AMBLYOPIA

    Younger age and poorer best corrected visual acuity were associated with improved vision in children with amblyopia who underwent intermittent...

    Hospital, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    HERPES ZOSTER A 'POTENTIAL TRIGGER' FOR GIANT CELL ARTERITIS

    Bryant R. England Although herpes zoster may increase the risk for giant cell arteritis, according to findings published in Arthritis...

    Vaccination, Herpes, Arthritis
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    645K PEOPLE MAY DIE EACH YEAR FROM FLU, NEW ESTIMATE SHOWS

    Researchers now estimate that between approximately 291,000 and 646,000 people die worldwide each year from seasonal influenza. The...

    Flu
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    LATER SCHOOL START TIMES ALLOW TEENS TO GET 8 HOURS OF SLEEP

    High school students who start school at or after 8:30 a.m. are more likely to spend more time in bed and are most likely to achieve...

    Sleep
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    NONINVASIVE RADIOABLATION REDUCES BURDEN IN VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA

    Patients with ventricular tachycardia who were treated with a catheter-free, electrophysiology-guided cardiac radioablation technique...

  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    TRANSPLANT-ASSOCIATED THROMBOTIC MICROANGIOPATHY MAY BE ‘FINAL PATHWAY' OF OTHER DISORDERS

    Ang Li ATLANTA - Transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy may be a final common pathway for several disorders with different...

    Senior, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    PERIOPERATIVE GABAPENTIN LINKED WITH ‘MODEST' IMPACT ON OPIOID CESSATION FOLLOWING SURGERY

    Investigators found perioperative gabapentin compared with placebo did not impact the time to postoperative pain resolution. However,...

    Knees
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    SKIPPING BIOLOGICS JUST FOUR TIMES PER MONTH PUTS IBD PATIENTS AT RISK FOR FLARE

    Patients with inflammatory bowel disease receiving subcutaneous anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy are at a significantly increased...

    Tumors, Hospital, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    CHILDHOOD ADVERSITY, VIOLENT OFFENDING HEIGHTENS SUICIDE RISK IN ADULTHOOD

    Emma Björkenstam Adults with a history of childhood adversity who also engaged in violent offending during adolescence have a high...

    Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    MURAL CREATED AT OPTOMETRY MEETING INSTALLED AT RESEARCH CENTER

    A 12-foot by 8-foot acrylic mural created by attendees and finished by artist John Park at the American Academy of Optometry meeting...

  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    STAAR SURGICAL POSTS $1.2 MILLION QUARTERLY INCOME

    STAAR Surgical reported a third quarter net income of $1.2 million, or $0.03 per share, compared with a net loss of $1.8 million, or...

  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    PERCUTANEOUS FEMOROPOPLITEAL BYPASS SYSTEM RECEIVES IDE APPROVAL

    PQ Bypass Inc. announced in a press release that it has received conditional approval of its investigational device exemption from...

  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    ACETAMINOPHEN-INDUCED LIVER INJURY, FAILURE MORE COMMON IN WOMEN

    Acetaminophen-induced acute liver injury and failure are more common in women than men, according to recently published data. Women...

    Hepatitis, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    POLICY BRIEF: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ACTIONS THREATEN ACCESS FOR LGBT PATIENTS

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults are likely to encounter increased discrimination as they try to access health care services...

  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    CRESCENT-II: TIERED CARDIAC CT PROTOCOL MORE EFFICIENT, FASTER THAN FUNCTIONAL TESTING

    A tiered cardiac CT protocol with dynamic perfusion imaging had similar effectiveness to functional testing in patients with suspected...

    Angina
  • By Healio   -   Dec 13, 2017

    NUVASIVE ENTERS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SAFEPASSAGE

    NuVasive Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SafePassage. According to a company press release, the...