• By Healio   -   Jul 21, 2019

    AROUND 1,500 MERS CASES, 500 DEATHS AVERTED SINCE 2016

    Researchers estimated that nearly 1,500 cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, and around 500 related...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Jul 21, 2019

    VIDEO: MARK SUSSMAN, PHD, ON CARDIAC AGING AND THE PROMISE OF PATHWAYS FOR REJUVENATION

    SAN ANTONIO - In this video exclusive, Mark Sussman, PhD, researcher and distinguished professor of biology at San Diego State University,...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 21, 2019

    OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT INCREASE HF RISK IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN DESPITE METABOLIC HEALTH

    SAN ANTONIO - Postmenopausal women with obesity or overweight had elevated risk for HF regardless of whether they were metabolically...

    Obesity, Overweight
  • By Healio   -   Jul 21, 2019

    BIMATOPROST SUSTAINED-RELEASE APPLICATION ACCEPTANCE TOPS WEEKLY NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

    Here are some of the past week's top stories: Clerio Vision acquires Hydrogel Vision Hydrogel Vision offers the Extreme H2O product...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 21, 2019

    VIDEO: DEEPAK BHATT, MD, MPH, HIGHLIGHTS REDUCE-IT, TREATING BEYOND LDL LOWERING

    SAN ANTONIO - In this video exclusive, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, executive director of interventional cardiovascular programs at Brigham...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Jul 21, 2019

    VIDEO: AMIT KHERA, MD, MSC, DISCUSSES UPDATES IN CVD PREVENTION

    SAN ANTONIO - In this video exclusive, Amit Khera, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA, president of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology,...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 21, 2019

    COMMUNITY-BASED MOBILE INTERVENTION IMPROVES CV HEALTH IN BLACK ADULTS

    SAN ANTONIO - A community-based wellness program that integrates the use of a mobile app improved the CV health of black adults, according...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    SCREENING DETECTS MCR-1 GENE IN E. COLI ISOLATES IN MICHIGAN

    A surveillance program within Michigan Medicine identified four patients with mcr-1-positive colistin-resistant Escherichia coli, the...

    Hospital, Food
  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    WOMEN AND CVD: ASSESSING SEX-SPECIFIC RISK FACTORS CAN PERSONALIZE MANAGEMENT, TREATMENT

    SAN ANTONIO - At the American Society for Preventive Cardiology Congress on CVD Prevention, Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, emphasized...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    PREOPERATIVE OPIOID FILLING INCREASES RISK FOR REFILLS AFTER OSTEOCHONDRAL KNEE SURGERY

    Preoperative opioid prescription filling increased the risk for postoperative opioid prescription refills in patients who underwent...

    Knees
  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    NIH GRANT TO FUND RESEARCH ON MICROBIOME'S ROLE IN CANCER

    A 5-year, $2.1 million grant from the NIH will support a CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy-led study to identify...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    VIDEO: EISAI EXECUTIVE HIGHLIGHTS THYROID CANCER DATA, COMPANY PIPELINE

    CHICAGO - Kirk Shepard, MD, senior vice president, chief medical officer and head of global medical affairs for the oncology business...

    Senior, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    OSN'S JULY 10 ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS STRABISMUS SURGERY IN ALL AGES

    The Ocular Surgery News cover story in the July 10 issue focused on strabismus surgery in both adults and children. Here are some of...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    SEX, EARLY WEIGHT-RELATED STIGMA INFLUENCE INTERNALIZED WEIGHT BIAS

    Among adults with obesity, those who report experiencing weight-related stigma from others early in life had higher levels of internalized...

    Obesity
  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    ECMO USE OUTPACING MECHANICAL VENTILATION IN LUNG TRANSPLANTATION

    In the past decade, the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation has increased significantly,...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    POPULAR RESEARCH UPDATES IN CUTANEOUS ONCOLOGY

    Researchers identified an association between family history of melanoma and the risk for melanomas on the trunk and extremities, according...

    Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Jul 20, 2019

    APREMILAST RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR TREATMENT OF ORAL ULCERS ASSOCIATED WITH BEHÇET'S DISEASE

    Celgene Corporation announced the FDA has approved apremilast 30 mg twice daily for adults with oral ulcers associated with Behçet's...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 19, 2019

    BEST, BRIGHTEST IN GI TO GATHER IN HOLLYWOOD FOR GI OUTLOOK

    DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. - As the pace of change in U.S. health care continues to accelerate, gastroenterology physicians and practice managers...

  • By Healio   -   Jul 19, 2019

    POST-LASIK, PRK CHANGE IN DRY EYE SYMPTOMS LINKED TO GENDER, WEARING CONTACTS

    Female gender as well as preoperative dry eye symptoms and procedure type all had a significant effect on dry eye patients' symptoms...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jul 19, 2019

    NICOX POSTS SECOND QUARTER REVENUE

    Nicox reported net revenue of 5.2 million euros in the second quarter of 2019 compared with net revenue of 0.2 million euros in 2018's...