• By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    FDA GRANTS FAST TRACK DESIGNATION TO DKN-01 FOR TWO GASTROINTESTINAL CANCERS

    The FDA granted fast track designation to DKN-01 for the treatment of certain patients with gastric cancer or gastroesophageal junction...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    ATEZOLIZUMAB REGIMEN FAILS TO EXTEND PFS IN TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER SUBSET

    The addition of atezolizumab to paclitaxel failed to significantly prolong PFS for patients with PD-L1-positive metastatic triple-negative...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    ANTIHYPERTENSIVE DRUGS NOT FOUND TO INCREASE CANCER RISK

    A meta-analysis of 31 randomized controlled trials of antihypertensive drugs compared with placebo or other BP-lowering medications...

    Skin, Prostate, Drugs, Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    ROCLANDA DISPLAYS NON-INFERIORITY IN PHASE 3B TRIAL

    Interim results from a phase 3b clinical trial in Europe showed Roclanda was non-inferior to Ganfort, according to a press release. The...

    Hypertension, Glaucoma
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    10 STORIES RELATED TO ETHNIC AND RACIAL DISPARITIES AND COVID-19

    The NIH recently award $12 million to RTI International, an independent, nonprofit research institute, to support outreach and engagement...

  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    LATER MENARCHE ASSOCIATED WITH BETTER CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

    Women who had menarche at a later age are more likely to have better cardiovascular health, according to a study published in Menopause. “Previous...

    Menopause
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    ‘WE HAVE MORE TO LEARN': DATA INCONCLUSIVE ON COVID-19 DRIVING FORM OF TYPE 1 DIABETES

    Reports of patients developing new-onset type 1 diabetes in the setting of COVID-19 infection have researchers questioning whether...

    Senior, Diabetes, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    FDA REQUIRES BENZODIAZEPINE LABELS TO INCLUDE ADDICTION RISKS

    The FDA announced that manufacturers of benzodiazepines will be required to update their boxed warning to list the risks for abuse,...

    Drugs, Alcohol
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    STUDY FINDS LONGER CATHETER USE, HIGHER MORTALITY FOR US PATIENTS ON DIALYSIS

    A study that compared international vascular access practice patterns showed several regional differences regarding arteriovenous fistula...

    Regard
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    CV COMORBIDITIES NOT INCLUDING STROKE MAY BE LOWER IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE

    Patients with Parkinson's disease had higher rates of stroke and lower rates of CAD and vascular disease risk factors, researchers...

    Stroke, Parkinson
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    INSTITUTE ISSUES DRAFT SCOPING PLAN FOR REVIEW OF ANTI-BCMA THERAPIES FOR MULTIPLE MYELOMA

    The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review has completed a draft scoping document for its planned assessment of chimeric antigen...

    Plan, Myeloma, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    CLOCK INDICATING CRITICAL POINTS THROUGHOUT STROKE CARE MAY EXPEDITE TREATMENT

    Acute stroke management metrics improved with use of an alarm clock in the CT room that indicated several target times up to therapy...

    Stroke, Neurology, Brain
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    SURVEY MAY SHED LIGHT ON OCULAR MANIFESTATIONS OF COVID-19

    The WHO COVID-19 global literature database contained nearly 85,000 publications as of Sept. 23, but ophthalmologists are still working...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    HEAVY CONSUMPTION OF SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES SIGNIFICANTLY DECLINES IN US

    Overall, the percentage children and adults who drank about 3.5 12-ounce cans of regular soda each day dropped in the United States...

    Nutrition, Drop, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    TOP IN HEM/ONC: COFFEE CONSUMPTION, ASCO GUIDELINES

    Coffee consumption may lower the risk for disease progression and death in patients with advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer,...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    HIGH-INTENSITY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THROUGH ADOLESCENCE HELPS PREVENT OSTEOPOROSIS

    High-intensity physical activity throughout early life can help prevent osteoporosis and maximize peak hip strength later, according...

    Osteoporosis, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Sep 24, 2020

    AACR CANCER PROGRESS REPORT CITES CONTINUED MOMENTUM DESPITE DRASTIC IMPACT OF COVID-19

    American Association for Cancer Research today released its annual Cancer Progress Report, which outlines advances in treatment and...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Sep 23, 2020

    STELARA SHOWS FAVORABLE SAFETY PROFILE THROUGH 1-YEAR OF IBD TREATMENT

    Data from six phase 2/3 studies showed that Stelara had a favorable safety profile through 1-year of treatment in Crohn's disease and...

    Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Sep 23, 2020

    DOES COVID-19 ENDANGER THE FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA?

    With the global COVID-19 pandemic taking research and funding precedence, other emerging infectious diseases have been seemingly placed...

  • By Healio   -   Sep 23, 2020

    EBOLA SURVIVORS FACE HEALTH ISSUES LONG AFTER RECOVERY

    In June, WHO declared an end to the second largest Ebola outbreak ever, surpassed in size only by the West African Ebola epidemic. Although...

    Face