• By Healio   -   Dec 1, 2020

    PATIENTS REVEAL WHERE PRIMARY CARE EXCELS, FALLS SHORT

    At this year's virtual Primary Care Collaborative Annual Conference, patients discussed their health care experiences and what efforts...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    ANDROGEN ABUSE TEMPORARILY LOWERS FERTILITY IN MALE ATHLETES

    Male athletes who tested positive for androgen use experienced a 26% lower fertility rate in the years before a doping sanction vs....

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    NO ASSOCIATION BETWEEN HYPOTHYROIDISM, POOR COVID-19 OUTCOMES

    Analysis of more than 3,000 COVID-19-positive adults in New York City showed no association between a history of hypothyroidism and...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    PSYCHIATRY & COVID-19: RELATED SEQUELAE, DRAMATIC CHANGES IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE AND MORE

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and measures to combat the spread of the virus have significantly affected the mental health of individuals...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER CAN LEAD TO CYCLE OF SEEKING EXCESSIVE COSMETIC SURGERY

    For the most part, cosmetic surgeons treat patients with reasonable goals who want to look better, refreshed or rejuvenated. “Fortunately...

    Depression
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    CANNULAS WITH LONG, NARROW TUBING NONINFERIOR TO SHORT BINASAL PRONGS IN PRETERM INFANTS

    Use of cannulas with long and narrow tubing was noninferior to short binasal prongs and masks for providing nasal intermittent positive...

    Nose
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    SARS-COV-2 INFECTIOUSNESS PEAKS IN FIRST WEEK AFTER SYMPTOM ONSET

    SARS-CoV-2 infectiousness appears to peak in the upper respiratory tract in the first week of illness - earlier than other coronaviruses,...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    WOMEN FACE HIGHER RISK FOR HF, DEATH FOLLOWING FIRST MI VS. MEN

    Risk for subsequent HF or death in the 5 years after STEMI or non-STEMI remains higher in women, compared with men, researchers reported...

    Hospital, Face
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    REMNANT CHOLESTEROL, TRIGLYCERIDE LEVELS MAY PREDICT MAJOR CV EVENTS

    In a new study, levels of triglycerides and remnant cholesterol - but not LDL or HDL - were associated with major CVD outcomes, independent...

    Overweight, Cholesterol, Hospital, Nutrition, Obesity
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    STUDIES SHOW FEASIBILITY, POTENTIAL OF CASCADE TESTING FOR CANCER-ASSOCIATED PATHOGENIC VARIANTS

    Melissa K. Frey, MD, does not believe a woman who has just been diagnosed with ovarian cancer should be responsible for telling her...

    Gynecology, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    FDA APPROVES DANYELZA FOR HIGH-RISK NEUROBLASTOMA

    The FDA granted accelerated approval to naxitamab-gqgk for children aged 1 year or older and adults with relapsed or refractory high-risk...

    Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    DISEASE ACTIVITY TOPS 'KEY DRIVERS OF DISABILITY' IN AXIAL SPA

    Among patients with axial spondyloarthritis, disease activity surpassed other "key drivers" such as enthesitis, gender and spinal mobility...

    Arthritis, Hospital, Disability
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    STUDY FINDS ‘NO EVIDENCE' THAT RACIAL DISPARITIES IN DEMENTIA HAVE DECREASED

    Rates and incidence of dementia among non-Hispanic Black individuals remained substantially higher compared with non-Hispanic white...

    Neurology, Brain
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    VIDEO: INTERACTION BETWEEN VEGF, TIE, INTEGRIN PATHWAYS PLAYS A ROLE IN RETINAL DISEASE

    Angiogenesis required the coordinated function of regulatory and effector proteins, including the VEGF, TIE, angiopoietin and integrin...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    VIDEO: 10-YEAR NAMD STUDY REVEALS ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES

    In this video, Rishi P. Singh, MD, staff surgeon at Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, associate professor of ophthalmology at Lerner...

    Eye, AMD
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    ABROCITINIB MONOTHERAPY EFFICACIOUS FOR ATOPIC DERMATITIS IN ALL BODY LOCATIONS

    Patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis had a greater improvement with abrocitinib 100 mg or 200 mg than with placebo, according...

    Eczema, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    COVID-19 VACCINE DEVELOPED BY MODERNA, NIH GETS FDA REVIEW DATE

    The FDA's vaccine advisory committee will meet on Dec. 17 to review an emergency use authorization request for the COVID-19 vaccine...

    Vaccination
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    TOP IN CARDIOLOGY: USPSTF MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS, AI ALGORITHM RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

    The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendation that physicians offer or refer adults with CVD risk factors to behavioral...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    NEARLY 20% OF FOOD-ALLERGIC KIDS, THEIR PARENTS EXPERIENCE BULLYING

    Approximately one in five children and parents reported being bullied due to the child's food allergy, survey data showed. Previous...

    Allergies, Food, Child
  • By Healio   -   Nov 30, 2020

    ARTHROSCOPY PRIOR TO UKA YIELDED HIGHER RATES OF CONVERSION TO TKA, ASEPTIC LOOSENING

    Results showed conversion to total knee arthroplasty or failure due to aseptic loosening were more than twice as likely to occur in...

    Obesity, Knees