• VIDEO: Allergan official discusses Vuity, business acquisitions By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    VIDEO: ALLERGAN OFFICIAL DISCUSSES VUITY, BUSINESS ACQUISITIONS

    NEW ORLEANS -In this Healio Video Perspective from the Eyecelerator meeting, Jag Dosanjh, senior vice president of U.S. eye care for...

    Eye, Senior
  • Bioventus sees overall growth in third quarter compared with 2020 By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    BIOVENTUS SEES OVERALL GROWTH IN THIRD QUARTER COMPARED WITH 2020

    Bioventus Inc. reported $108.9 million in net sales for the third quarter of 2021 vs. its reported $85.9 million for the third quarter...

  • VIDEO: Tremfya induces increased rates of clinical remission in Crohn's By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    VIDEO: TREMFYA INDUCES INCREASED RATES OF CLINICAL REMISSION IN CROHN'S

    In a video exclusive, Jan Wehkamp, MD, vice president, gastroenterology global disease area leader at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, reported...

  • ‘Significant differences' exist in COVID-19 vaccination rates among people with HIV By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    ‘SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES' EXIST IN COVID-19 VACCINATION RATES AMONG PEOPLE WITH HIV

    COVID-19 vaccination rates differ significantly among people with HIV, researchers found. According to a study published in the Journal...

    Vaccination, Obesity, Nutrition
  • Breast cancer researchers to be honored at symposium By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    BREAST CANCER RESEARCHERS TO BE HONORED AT SYMPOSIUM

    Representatives of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and American Association for Cancer Research will honor two individuals for...

    Breasts, Breast, Cancer
  • FDA designates recall of percutaneous thrombolytic devices as class I By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    FDA DESIGNATES RECALL OF PERCUTANEOUS THROMBOLYTIC DEVICES AS CLASS I

    Teleflex announced a worldwide recall of its percutaneous thrombolytic device for mechanical declotting of native arteriovenous fistulae...

  • AKI incidence between 2005, 2015 in patients with HIV on antiretroviral therapy fluctuated By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    AKI INCIDENCE BETWEEN 2005, 2015 IN PATIENTS WITH HIV ON ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY FLUCTUATED

    Among patients with HIV on antiretroviral therapy, AKI incidence fluctuated between 2005 and 2015 without significant temporal trends,...

  • MRNA COVID-19 vaccines effective in patients with MS on disease-modifying therapies By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    MRNA COVID-19 VACCINES EFFECTIVE IN PATIENTS WITH MS ON DISEASE-MODIFYING THERAPIES

    Messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccination was effective among most patients with MS who used various disease-modifying therapies, according...

    Neurology, Vaccination
  • VIDEO: Reevaluating 'quest' toward HCV elimination after COVID-19 By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    VIDEO: REEVALUATING 'QUEST' TOWARD HCV ELIMINATION AFTER COVID-19

    In this video, Nancy S. Reau, MD, FAASLD, AGAF, discussed one of the themes from The Liver Meeting Digital Experience: the effect of...

    Hepatitis
  • No differences in outcomes found with early vs delayed rehabilitation after TSA By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    NO DIFFERENCES IN OUTCOMES FOUND WITH EARLY VS DELAYED REHABILITATION AFTER TSA

    Results from a systematic review showed no differences in patient-reported or clinician-reported outcomes between early and delayed...

  • Pimavanserin may reduce negative symptoms of schizophrenia By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    PIMAVANSERIN MAY REDUCE NEGATIVE SYMPTOMS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA

    A 26-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 study showed pimavanserin reduced negative schizophrenia symptoms in...

    Drugs
  • ‘Lack of consensus evidence' may drive variability in testosterone prescribing By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    ‘LACK OF CONSENSUS EVIDENCE' MAY DRIVE VARIABILITY IN TESTOSTERONE PRESCRIBING

    Nearly one-quarter of men reporting low libido and a total testosterone measurement indicating likely hypogonadism did not receive...

    Libido, Diabetes
  • Two diabetes drug classes can increase, maintain beta-cell function By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    TWO DIABETES DRUG CLASSES CAN INCREASE, MAINTAIN BETA-CELL FUNCTION

    The thiazolidinedione pioglitazone and GLP-1 receptor agonists are the only two diabetes drugs proved to increase and maintain beta-cell...

    Diabetes, Drugs
  • FDA authorizes COVID-19 monoclonal antibody combination for all children By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    FDA AUTHORIZES COVID-19 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY COMBINATION FOR ALL CHILDREN

    The FDA expanded the emergency use authorization of bamlanivimab plus etesevimab for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in...

    Baby
  • Survivors of pediatric cancer at increased risk for psychiatric disorders By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    SURVIVORS OF PEDIATRIC CANCER AT INCREASED RISK FOR PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

    Survivors of childhood cancer had increased risk for long-term psychiatric disorders compared with their siblings or peers, according...

    Cancer
  • VIDEO: Surgeon explains benefits of ECP to treat glaucoma By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    VIDEO: SURGEON EXPLAINS BENEFITS OF ECP TO TREAT GLAUCOMA

    NEW ORLEANS - In this Healio Video Perspective from the AAO meeting, Philip Bloom, MD, discusses the role of endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation...

    Glaucoma
  • Novel intraocular ring enhances IOL stability, prevents PCO By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    NOVEL INTRAOCULAR RING ENHANCES IOL STABILITY, PREVENTS PCO

    A novel intraocular ring provides good centration and stable holding of IOLs in the capsular bag, while effectively preventing posterior...

  • 40% of EMERGE, ENGAGE participants had amyloid-related imaging abnormalities By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    40% OF EMERGE, ENGAGE PARTICIPANTS HAD AMYLOID-RELATED IMAGING ABNORMALITIES

    Phase 3 studies of Aduhelm showed amyloid-related imaging abnormalities among approximately 40% of participants, according to study...

    Brain, Alzheimer, Neurology
  • Six ways the Biden administration intends to curtail drug overdoses By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    SIX WAYS THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION INTENDS TO CURTAIL DRUG OVERDOSES

    Biden administration officials recently discussed several initiatives within a multi-pronged, multi-agency collaboration that they...

    Drugs
  • Yelp ratings of medical facilities may reveal local health inequities By Healio   -   Dec 4, 2021

    YELP RATINGS OF MEDICAL FACILITIES MAY REVEAL LOCAL HEALTH INEQUITIES

    Counties with essential health care facilities that had lower ratings on Yelp also had higher mortality rates, data showed. “Patient...