• By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    MFERG ALLOWS EARLY DETECTION OF MACULAR CHANGES WITH HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE TREATMENT

    In patients treated with hydroxychloroquine, multifocal electroretinography could detect abnormalities in macular function early, before...

    Drugs, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    IDWEEK CONVERTS TO VIRTUAL PROGRAM OVER COVID-19 CONCERNS

    IDWeek organizers decided unanimously to convert this year's meeting to a completely virtual event over concerns about COVID-19. The...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    AMID SURGE IN COVID-19 CASES, ‘ENCOURAGING' EARLY DATA ON VACCINE CANDIDATE

    Phase 1 trial results from the first COVID-19 vaccine candidate given to people in the United States showed that it induced anti-SARS-CoV-2...

    Vaccination, Allergies
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    ACC: RISK ASSESSMENT, SHARED DECISION-MAKING IDEAL FOR BLEEDING FROM ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS

    Cardiologists should assess bleeding events in patients taking oral anticoagulation and discuss with them the best approach to minimize...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    PERCUTANEOUS CRYOABLATION PROLONGS SURVIVAL IN EARLY-STAGE RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

    Percutaneous cryoablation appeared safe and improved 10-year survival outcomes compared with partial or radical nephrectomy among patients...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    FPG AT HOSPITAL ADMISSION PREDICTS COVID-19 COMPLICATIONS, DEATH IN THOSE WITHOUT DIABETES

    A fasting plasma blood glucose measurement at hospital admission was an independent predictor of 28-day mortality and in-hospital complications...

    Hospital, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    AGE, HILL-SACHS LESIONS MAY PREDICT FAILURE OF NONOPERATIVE SHOULDER INSTABILITY TREATMENT

    Younger age, Hill-Sachs lesions on the MRI and degree of soft tissue injury may predict the failure of nonoperative anterior glenohumeral...

    Sport
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    USPSTF DEVELOPS PLAN TO ADDRESS SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH IN PRIMARY CARE

    The United States Preventive Services Task Force has developed a plan for creating primary care-based recommendations regarding social...

    Regard, Plan, Food
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    SCHWIND ATOS FEMTOSECOND LASER RECEIVES CE APPROVAL

    The Schwind ATOS femtosecond laser has received CE approval, according to a press release from Schwind eye-tech-solutions. The laser...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    ASGE TO HOLD VIRTUAL, INTERACTIVE ENDOSCOPY POSTGRADUATE COURSE

    The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has rescheduled their Endoscopy 2020 Postgraduate Course to be held virtually on...

    Digestion
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    PATIENTS WITH CIRRHOSIS PLUS COVID-19 HAVE HIGHER MORTALITY RATES

    Patients with cirrhosis and COVID-19 had higher mortality rates than patients with COVID-19 alone, but similar rates as patients with...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE HALVES RECURRENCE OF FETAL HEART BLOCK

    In a cohort of pregnant women with prior maternal congenital heart block, hydroxychloroquine successfully reduced the risk for recurrent...

    Pregnant
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    ‘BROKEN HEART SYNDROME' INCREASED DURING COVID-19

    The incidence of stress cardiomyopathy, also known as takotsubo syndrome or broken heart syndrome, increased in patients with ACS during...

    Stress
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    MEASURES NEEDED TO PREVENT COVID-19 SPREAD IN PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES

    Implementation of tailored infection prevention and control measures in psychiatric facilities may help prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2,...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    MAGNESIUM COMBINED WITH THREE SUPPLEMENTS SHOWN TO REDUCE STRESS

    Magnesium, B vitamins, green tea and rhodiola in combination appeared to significantly reduce subjective stress and mood responses...

    Vitamins, Stress, Nutrition, Magnesium
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    CHILDHOOD ABUSE OR NEGLECT CAN ELEVATE RISK FOR CVD IN ADULTHOOD

    Childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse or emotional or physical neglect were each associated with greater risk for early-onset...

    Senior
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    ATEZOLIZUMAB PLUS CHEMOTHERAPY IMPROVES PFS IN METASTATIC UROTHELIAL CARCINOMA

    Atezolizumab plus platinum-based chemotherapy prolonged PFS as first-line therapy for patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma,...

    Urology, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    ARCUTIS BEGINS PHASE 2B ENROLLMENT FOR TOPICAL JAK1 INHIBITOR FOR HAND ECZEMA

    Enrollment is underway in the 2b portion of a phase 1/2b trial of ARQ-252 for the treatment of chronic hand eczema, Arcutis Biotherapeutics...

    Hands, Eczema
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    RISANKIZUMAB MAY BE SUPERIOR TO SECUKINUMAB IN PSORIASIS TREATMENT

    Risankizumab demonstrated superiority to secukinumab in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, according to study results...

    Drugs, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Jul 14, 2020

    ASTHMA, ALLERGIES MORE COMMON IN ADOLESCENTS WHO SLEEP LATE

    Adolescent circadian preference may be associated with the development of asthma and allergies, according to data published in ERJ...

    Sleep, Adolescence, Asthma, Allergies, Diet