• By Healio   -   Sep 20, 2019

    ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE RISING IN FARMYARD CHICKENS AND PIGS

    The proportion of pathogens infecting chickens and pigs in developing countries that are also significantly resistant to antibiotics...

  • By Healio   -   Sep 20, 2019

    BLACK, HISPANIC MSM LESS LIKELY TO HAVE DISCUSSED PREP WITH A DOCTOR

    Preliminary data published in MMWR showed that most men who have sex with men, or MSM, are aware of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP,...

    AIDS
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    3-YEAR-OLD FEMALE PRESENTS WITH BLACK LESIONS ON MOUTH

    A previously healthy 3-year-old female was admitted to the hospital with dehydration caused by poor oral intake due to painful sores...

    Skin, Lips, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    PATIENT-REPORTED OUTCOME MEASURES WITH SKINDEX MAY YIELD MORE COMPREHENSIVE DATA

    Relying primarily on patient global assessments falls short in determining comprehensive disease severity, but by adding the Skindex...

    Hands, Eczema, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    SKIN MICROBIOTA IN ROSACEA DIFFERS FROM HEALTHY SKIN

    Individuals with rosacea showed changes from that of healthy skin, indicating that more research is warranted to understand the pathophysiology...

    Acne, Dermatology, Skin
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    ACC PUBLISHES STATEMENT ON EQUITY IN COMPENSATION, OPPORTUNITY

    A new health policy statement on equity in cardiologist compensation and opportunity from the American College of Cardiology provides...

    Plan
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    INVESTIGATIONAL NEW DRUG APPLICATION ACCEPTED FOR TREATMENT TO PREVENT AKI AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY

    The FDA has accepted an investigational new drug application to evaluate the efficacy of Elysium Health's cellular health supplement...

    Hospital, Drugs, Anti-aging
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    SMILE XTRA YIELDS STABLE OUTCOMES IN SUBOPTIMAL CASES

    PARIS - Subgroup characteristics did not affect the clinical outcomes of SMILE Xtra, according to a study presented by Hyung-Jin Koo,...

    Eye, Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    GENETIC VARIANTS IDENTIFIED THAT MAY PREDISPOSE PATIENTS WITH DIABETES TO KIDNEY DISEASE

    Researchers have identified 16 genetic variants in patients with type 1 diabetes that may increase their likelihood of subsequently...

    Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    NEARLY 60% OF RHEUMATOLOGY PATIENTS STRUGGLE TO AFFORD TREATMENT

    Although 90% of patients with rheumatic diseases have health insurance, 57.13% report struggling to afford their medication, with one-quarter...

  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    NEW TECHNIQUE HELPS DETECT AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

    Researchers developed a technique for analyzing children's gazes that may help identify whether they have autism spectrum disorder,...

    Face, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    NUMBER OF DEPRESSION DIAGNOSES INCREASING AMONG FINNISH YOUTH

    Researchers reported that more young people in Finland born between 1994-2000 received a depression diagnosis in specialized services...

    Depression, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    FDA WARNS ABOUT BREAST CANCER TREATMENTS, GRANTS SOFT TISSUE SARCOMA THERAPY ORPHAN DRUG STATUS - TOP STORIES IN HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY

    The FDA's warning that some breast cancer treatments could cause severe lung inflammation and the announcement that it granted orphan...

    Drugs, Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    ANTIHISTAMINES FOR THE COMMON COLD: WHERE'S THE EVIDENCE?

    Recommendations for the treatment of common viral upper respiratory tract infections in children have undergone significant changes...

    Child, Cold
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    RISK FOR NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS FROM DOLUTEGRAVIR LOWER THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

    According to results from the ongoing Tsepamo study in Botswana, infants born to women who took the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir...

    AIDS
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    ‘THE GRAY ZONE': DISCUSSING TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR EXTREMELY PREMATURE INFANTS

    Advances in science and medicine have dramatically improved the odds of survival for premature infants. However, these babies continue...

    Face, Hospital, Baby
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    INVESTIGATION INTO VAPING-RELATED LUNG INJURIES INTENSIFIES

    As the number of confirmed and probable cases of lung injury associated with electronic cigarette use, or vaping, surges, CDC, FDA...

    Arm
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    PANEL ADVISES AGAINST GIVING YOUNG KIDS FLAVORED OR PLANT-BASED MILKS

    Despite efforts in recent years to improve healthy beverage intake among young children, many kids still do not consume enough healthy...

    Nutrition
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    GLUTEN CONSUMPTION DURING INFANCY TIED TO TYPE 1 DIABETES RISK

    Each 10 g of gluten consumed daily during infancy is associated with a 46% increased risk for developing type 1 diabetes during the...

    Pregnancy, Diabetes, Child
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2019

    DURVALUMAB REDUCES LOCAL, DISTANT PROGRESSION IN NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER

    Durvalumab extended the time to first progression and reduced the risk for local and distant progression among patients with unresectable...

    Cancer