• By Healio   -   Apr 19, 2019

    ‘WE HAVE TO CURE' CANCER, SAYS CAR T PIONEER CARL H. JUNE, MD

    Carl H. June, MD, is about to receive an award for his life's work - it's not his first and it certainly won't be his last. Yet, he...

    Cures, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Apr 19, 2019

    REUSABLE CONTACT LENSES CAUSE LESS DAMAGE TO OCULAR SURFACE

    A study comparing different types of contact lenses found that daily disposable options cause less damage to the ocular surface and...

  • By Healio   -   Apr 19, 2019

    FIRST PATIENT DOSED IN INNOVENT WET AMD TRIAL

    Innovent Biologics has dosed the first patient in a phase 1 trial of IBI302, the company's wet age-related macular degeneration treatment...

    Injection, AMD, Cures, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Apr 19, 2019

    VIDEO: KEYNOTE LECTURE ON MEGATRENDS IN OPHTHALMOLOGY

    ORLANDO - At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, delivers his keynote lecture on megatrends in ophthalmology...

    Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    VEGFR-TKIS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE RISK FOR HAND-FOOT SKIN REACTIONS

    The use of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors significantly increased the risk for developing all-grade...

    Cancer, Dermatology, Hands, Skin
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    DERMATOLOGISTS MAY BE MOST PREPARED TO HELP PATIENTS WITH MELANOMA

    Individuals with early-stage melanoma require information, resources and emotional/mental health-focused care, all which dermatologists...

    Skin, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    AUTISM PREVALENCE ROSE AMONG PRESCHOOLERS FROM 2010 TO 2014

    The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder was higher in 2014 than in 2010 among children aged 4 years, according to CDC data from...

    Disability
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    CLINICAL TRIAL WITHIN DIALYSIS CARE EFFECTIVE BUT IT WAS INCONCLUSIVE WHETHER LONGER SESSIONS BENEFIT PATIENTS

    Although researchers were unable to determine whether patients might benefit from longer hemodialysis sessions, incorporating a clinical...

    Hypertension
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    COMPUTER-ASSISTED MODEL ACCURATELY PREDICTS SEPSIS

    A model that included routinely collected patient information accurately predicted sepsis among hospitalized patients aged 16 years...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    MULTISTATE OUTBREAK OF VALLEY FEVER TRACED TO SERVICE TRIPS IN MEXICO

    Investigators uncovered a multistate outbreak of coccidioidomycosis, or valley fever, in people who had recently returned from community...

  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    VIDEO: CHILDREN ‘MUST NOT BE LEFT BEHIND' IN THE FIGHT FOR HEPATITIS ELIMINATION

    CHICAGO - In this exclusive video from the International Liver Congress 2019, Marc Bulterys, MD, PhD, team leader of the Global Hepatitis...

    Hepatitis, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    INPATIENT BOWEL PREP CAN IMPROVE WITH A FEW MODIFIABLE FACTORS

    Making a few adjustments can help reduce inadequate bowel preparation in an inpatient setting while potentially reducing morbidity...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    BETA-LACTAM TEST-DOSE PROCEDURES SAFE IN PATIENTS WITH REPORTED ALLERGY

    Results from a retrospective cohort study demonstrated the safety of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention that uses guideline-directed...

    Hospital, Drugs, Allergies
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    INSURANCE TYPE IMPACTS HOW ADULTS ARE VACCINATED

    BALTIMORE - The type of insurance coverage that an adult has impacts how they are vaccinated, according to research presented at the...

    Vaccination, Plan
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    WHAT'S IN A NAME? HOW WEGENER'S GRANULOMATOSIS BECAME GPA

    Simple logic would dictate that naming a disease after a physician with confirmed Nazi associations would be met with resistance in...

  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    LATE MEAL TIMING FAILS TO INFLUENCE RISK FOR DIABETES, PREDIABETES

    Late-night food consumption did not affect risk for developing prediabetes or diabetes over 5 years of follow-up for British adults...

    Senior, Food, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    ENDOCRINE SOCIETY SUPPORTS CALL TO BETTER REGULATE EDCS IN EUROPE

    The Endocrine Society issued a statement of support after a European Parliament resolution passed Thursday calling for greater action...

    Food
  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    ATHERECTOMY SYSTEM FOR SMALL VESSEL PAD RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

    Avinger announced that an image-guided atherectomy system for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with peripheral artery disease...

  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    PREOPERATIVE OPIOID CONSUMPTION MAY YIELD GREATER OPIOID REQUIREMENTS AFTER ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR

    Despite significant postoperative improvements, patients who were prescribed opioids prior to rotator cuff repair had a lower level...

  • By Healio   -   Apr 18, 2019

    VIDEO: VITAMIN C DOES NOT REDUCE COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME IN PATIENTS WITH DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURES

    LAS VEGAS - At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Neil C. Chen, MD, spoke about a study that looked at the...

    Vitamins