• By Healio   -   Nov 14, 2018

    WOMEN WHO EXPERIENCED CHILDHOOD ABUSE AT HIGHER RISK FOR LUPUS

    CHICAGO - Women who experienced physical or emotional abuse as a child demonstrated a significantly increased risk for incident systemic...

    Hospital, Child
  • By Healio   -   Nov 14, 2018

    SELADELPAR PROVIDES SAFE, POTENT ANTI-CHOLESTATIC EFFECT IN PBC

    SAN FRANCISCO - Results from a phase 2 study showed that daily treatment with seladelpar for primary biliary cholangitis was safe and...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 14, 2018

    CHRONIC WIDESPREAD PAIN AFFECTS HALF OF AXSPA PATIENTS

    CHICAGO - Nearly 50% of patients with axial spondyloarthritis are affected by chronic widespread pain, with women reporting higher...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 14, 2018

    VIDEO: IMPROVEMENT IN OCULAR BLOOD FLOW MAY BENEFIT GLAUCOMA PATIENTS

    SAN ANTONIO - Decreasing the resistance of ocular blood flow around the optic nerve in patients with glaucoma may benefit patients...

    Glaucoma
  • By Healio   -   Nov 14, 2018

    ADVERSE EFFECTS FROM CERTAIN IMMUNOTHERAPIES MAY BE MORE COMMON THAN INITIALLY REPORTED

    Adverse events associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors may be more common than reported in trials that led to FDA approvals of...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 14, 2018

    SMARTPHONE APP HELPS PATIENTS WITH CANCER MANAGE PAIN

    Patients with metastatic solid tumors who used an artificial intelligence-based smartphone app reported significantly reduced pain...

    Hospital, Tumors, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Nov 14, 2018

    STANDARDIZED MULTIMODAL PAIN PROTOCOL REDUCED PAIN, OPIOID CONSUMPTION AFTER FUSION

    LOS ANGELES - Results presented at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting showed significant improvement in patients' average...

    Neurology
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    CDC: STILL WORKING TO DETERMINE CAUSE BEHIND AFM CASES IN US

    The CDC announced that the number of acute flaccid myelitis cases has continued to rise in the United States, and most of the patients...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    AGREEMENT SEEN BETWEEN ULTRA-WIDEFIELD, ETDRS IMAGES FOR GRADING DIABETIC RETINOPATHY SEVERITY

    Ultra-widefield imaging was found to have “moderate to substantial agreement” with ETDRS 7-field imaging to determine the severity...

    Eye, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    NEW OPAT GUIDELINES EMPHASIZE ROLE OF ID SPECIALIST

    Updated clinical practice guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America emphasize the role of infectious disease specialists...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    THREE-DRUG REGIMEN MORE EFFECTIVE FOR TREATMENT OF LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS

    A three-drug regimen including ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine and albendazole is more effective for the treatment of lymphatic filariasis...

    Arm, Disability, Legs, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

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  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    OBESITY RESEARCHER PURSUES TECHNOLOGY AS FUTURE OF TREATMENT

    Delia West, PhD, FTOS, professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South...

    Obesity
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    MORE SCREENING FOR REPRODUCTIVE ISSUES NECESSARY IN PEDIATRIC OBESITY

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - There is a lack of reported connection between pediatric obesity and reproductive issues, but more research and...

    Obesity
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS ASSOCIATED WITH BMI, HBA1C IN TYPE 2 DIABETES

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Adults with type 2 diabetes living in an economically depressed area are more likely to have a higher BMI and HbA1c...

    Nutrition, Depression, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    ARAMCHOL REDUCES LIVER FAT, IMPROVES HISTOLOGY IN NASH

    SAN FRANCISCO - Results from a phase 2b trial showed that Aramchol- a stearoyl coenzyme desaturase A inhibitor - significantly reduced...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    DRAFT CRITERIA FOR LARGE-VESSEL VASCULITIS SUPPORT KEY ROLE FOR IMAGING

    CHICAGO - Advanced vascular imaging is expected to play an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and management of large-vessel...

  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    FDA GRANTS PRIORITY REVIEW TO TECENTRIQ COMBINATION FOR ADVANCED TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER

    The FDA granted priority review to a supplemental biologics license application that seeks approval of atezolizumab in combination...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    CHECKMATE-040: OPDIVO MAY PRESENT AN OPTION FOR CHILD-PUGH B HCC

    SAN FRANCISCO - Patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with Child-Pugh B status experienced encouraging efficacy and safety...

    Child
  • By Healio   -   Nov 13, 2018

    FIRST US PATIENT ENROLLED IN BELOW-THE-KNEE TRIAL FOR DCB

    Philips announced that the first U.S. patient has been enrolled in the investigational device exemption trial of its drug-coated balloon...

    Plan, Knees, Drugs