• By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    LIDOCAINE INJECTION FOR TRIGGER FINGER LINKED WITH MORE PAIN WITHOUT DELAYED BENEFITS OF PAIN RELIEF VS PLACEBO

    BOSTON - Patients with trigger finger who received an injection of lidocaine with corticosteroid experienced more pain without significant...

    Injection, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    A CONVERSATION WITH AJAY KIRTANE, MD, SM

    For this issue, Dr. Bhatt talks with Cardiology Today's Intervention Editorial Board Member Ajay Kirtane, MD, SM, chief academic officer...

  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    A NEW VIEW: INVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF CORONARY ARTERY LESIONS

    In this issue of Cardiology Today's Intervention, we are lucky to have a deep dive on invasive assessment of coronary artery lesions...

    Regard
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    ALCON EXPERIENCE ACADEMY TO OFFER EDUCATION, TRAINING

    Alcon has started an online resource called the Alcon Experience Academy, which will house educational materials and offer training...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    TUBERCULOSIS OF THE FINGER: WOMAN SUFFERS RARE SYMPTOM OF INFECTION

    Physicians in San Francisco reported a rare extrapulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis: infection of the finger. According to a brief...

    Hands
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    JOURNALIST, BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR JOAN LUNDEN TO SPEAK AT HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY PHARMACY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

    Joan Lunden Joan Lunden, an award-winning journalist and breast cancer survivor, will serve as keynote speaker at Hematology/Oncology...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    TOOL PREDICTS RISK FOR LATE BREAST CANCER RECURRENCE

    An online prognostic tool accurately determined the risk for late distant recurrence among women with ER-positive breast cancer, according...

    Cancer, Breast, Arm, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    REFUGEE CHILDREN IN GERMANY AT RISK FOR INVASIVE PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE

    Refugee children residing in Germany are significantly more likely to develop invasive pneumococcal disease than German-born children,...

    Vaccination, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    HIGH RISK FOR GOUT PERSISTS AFTER FIRST YEAR OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA

    Patients with obstructive sleep apnea experience an increased risk for gout beyond the first year following the initial apnea diagnosis,...

    Sleep, Arthritis, Obesity
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    LIGHT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MAY REDUCE STROKE SEVERITY

    Engaging in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking or swimming, for a few hours a week, was associated with less severe...

    Registry, Stroke, Neurology, Disability
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    ALLERGAN, INTERNATIONAL DIABETES FEDERATION PARTNER TO FIGHT DME

    Allergan and the International Diabetes Federation have entered into a collaborative partnership to develop a global approach to screen,...

    Eye, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    MISIGHT CONTACT LENSES SLOW MYOPIA PROGRESSION IN CHILDREN

    Paul Chamberlain CooperVision's 4-year study results are promising for the company's dual-focus myopia control 1-day soft contact lens...

  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    PROXIMAL ROW CARPECTOMY MAY YIELD BETTER RESULTS FOR SCAPHOLUNATE ADVANCE COLLAPSE, SCAPHOID NON-UNION ADVANCED COLLAPSE WRISTS

    BOSTON - Results presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting showed proximal row carpectomy may yield...

    Hands, Arthritis
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    VIDEO: CERVICAL OSTEOTOMY IN ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS

    In this video from the Open Operating Theatre, Hossein Mehdian, MD, of Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, the United Kingdom, discusses...

  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    MULTIMODAL TREATMENT IMPROVES OUTCOMES IN CROHN'S PATIENTS WITH PERIANAL FISTULAS

    Using a multimodal approach that included a combination of medical therapies, as well as surgical intervention, helped improve outcomes...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH AT INCREASED RISK FOR POLYSUBSTANCE ABUSE

    Young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual were more likely to use more than one substance - such as alcohol, marijuana...

    Drugs, Alcohol
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    HIGH TRIGLYCERIDES RAISE RISK FOR PERIPHERAL ARTERY REVASCULARIZATION

    Peter P. Toth MUNICH - Among high-risk patients on statin treatment, those with elevated triglycerides were more likely to undergo...

  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    DELIRIUM MAY OCCUR IN OLDER PATIENTS AFTER TAVR

    Delirium was experienced in 23% of patients older than 60 years who underwent elective transcatheter aortic valve replacement for the...

    Power
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    RECALLED VALSARTAN PRODUCTS MAY NOT INCREASE CANCER RISK

    Valsartan products that were contaminated with N-nitrosodimethylamine, an impurity that has been classified as a probable human carcinogen...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Sep 19, 2018

    40% OF ADULTS WITH HIV ARE CONSIDERING HAVING CHILDREN

    Approximately 40% of adult patients with HIV may want to have children, according to findings published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases....

    Pregnant, Pregnancy, Child