• By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    HIGH BODY FAT INCREASES RISK FOR BREAST CANCER, REGARDLESS OF BMI

    Postmenopausal women with normal BMI but relatively high body fat levels appeared to be at increased risk for invasive breast cancer,...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    EXCITING TIMES FOR NEUROMODULATORS ON THE HORIZON

    WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - This year and the next will be very exciting for new toxins and fillers on the market, according to Charles M. Boyd,...

    Skin, Lips, Injection, Hyaluronic Acid, Eye, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    PREOP STEPS CRUCIAL FOR SUCCESSFUL LOWER EYELID BLEPHAROPLASTY

    WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - Ophthalmologists are key in the current aesthetic revolution as blepharoplasty is the most popular aesthetic procedure,...

    Aesthetical, Aesthetic, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    MICRONEEDLE CONTRACEPTIVE PATCH MAY OFFER NEW OPTION FOR WOMEN

    In animal models, an experimental, microneedle skin patch provided a therapeutic level of contraceptive hormone for more than 1 month...

    Vaccination, Contraception, Drugs, Skin
  • By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    ‘GAME CHANGER' THERAPY REDUCES INFLAMMATION IN GRAVES' ORBITOPATHY

    WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - Teprotumumab is in the last year of phase 3 clinical trials and could be a “breakthrough game changer” in treatment...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    4 RULES TO CONSIDER FOR PTOSIS EXAMINATION

    WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - In ptosis cases, four “rules of the road” can help steer the clinician away from management complications, a speaker...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    VIDEO: KEY CONSIDERATIONS CONCERNING THYROID ORBITOPATHY

    WAIKOLOA, Hawaii ― Roger A. Dailey, MD, discusses key considerations in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid orbitopathy at Hawaiian...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    VIDEO: PEARLS FOR HANDLING PATIENTS WITH TEARING

    WAIKOLOA, Hawaii ― Jeremiah P. Tao, MD, FACS, discusses the diagnosis and management of patients who present with tearing here at Hawaiian...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 20, 2019

    VIDEO: SPEAKER GIVES GUIDELINES FOR PTOSIS EXAM

    WAIKOLOA, Hawaii ― Andrew R. Harrison, MD, discusses the four rules for diagnosing and treating patients who present with what appears...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    NO DIFFERENCES IN CDI-RELATED COMPLICATIONS BETWEEN TOXIN-POSITIVE AND NAAT-POSITIVE-ONLY CDI

    Toxin-positive Clostridioides difficile infection, or CDI, tended to be more severe than CDI that was detected through nucleic acid...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    FDA APPROVES ONTRUZANT, BIOSIMILAR TO HERCEPTIN, FOR BREAST AND GASTRIC CANCERS

    The FDA approved trastuzumab-dttb, a biosimilar to trastuzumab, for three cancer indications. Trastuzumab-dttb , a HER2/NEU receptor...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    BIOVENTUS LAUNCHES BIPHASIC BONE GRAFT

    Bioventus has announced the launch of Osteomatrix+, a new biphasic bone graft for use in bone remodeling in many orthopedic and spine...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    VIDEO: TOOLS FOR COMMUNICATING WITH PATIENTS ABOUT ASTIGMATISM CORRECTION

    NEW YORK - From OSN New York 2018, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, founder and CEO of Matossian Eye Associates, gives her presentation on...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    TRIAL TO ASSESS CAR T-CELL THERAPY FOR HER2-POSITIVE METASTATIC BREAST CANCER

    Researchers at City of Hope have opened a first-in-human clinical trial to assess the use of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy...

    Tumors, Cancer, Breast, Brain, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    TRIAL TESTING FMT FOR RECURRENT DIARRHEAL DISEASE BEGINS

    A research consortium across multiple institutions has begun enrolling patients in a clinical trial examining whether fecal microbiota...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    TOP 10 VASCULAR MEDICINE STORIES OF 2018

    As we enter 2019, Healio Cardiology is looking back at the top vascular medicine news of 2018. Here is a list of the 10 most-read articles...

    Regard, Hypertension
  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    EATING DISORDER EXPERT ADVANCES PEDIATRIC OBESITY RESEARCH, TREATMENT

    Childhood obesity researcher and advocate Denise Wilfley, PhD, has spent 3 decades studying the etiology, prevention and treatment...

    Obesity, Brain
  • By Healio   -   Jan 19, 2019

    CONNECTIVITY NETWORK PREDICTS EFFECTS OF DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION FOR OCD

    Study findings revealed that specific connectivity profiles - which comprised fronto-thalamic streamlines in the brain - can predict...

    Brain
  • By Healio   -   Jan 18, 2019

    FDA APPROVES SAMSUNG BIOEPIS' ONTRUZANT

    Ontruzant, a biosimilar to Genentech's Herceptin, has been approved by the FDA, the agency announced. Ontruzant is indicated for the...

    Drugs, Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Jan 18, 2019

    NO SURVIVAL RATE IMPROVEMENT SEEN AFTER CRANIO-ORBITAL RESECTION FOR LACRIMAL GLAND CARCINOMA

    Local resection with radiotherapy has comparable results with cranio-orbital resection in terms of tumor recurrence and survival rate...

    Tumors, Hospital, Eye