• VIDEO: Jaffe discusses GATHER1 trial for geographic atrophy treatment By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    VIDEO: JAFFE DISCUSSES GATHER1 TRIAL FOR GEOGRAPHIC ATROPHY TREATMENT

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - In this Healio Video Perspective from the Retina World Congress here, Glenn J. Jaffe, MD, discusses a post...

  • Latest OCT advances improve diagnosis, management of peripheral vitreoretinal pathologies By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    LATEST OCT ADVANCES IMPROVE DIAGNOSIS, MANAGEMENT OF PERIPHERAL VITREORETINAL PATHOLOGIES

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Widefield imaging and ultra-widefield imaging have acquired an increasingly important role in screening, diagnosing,...

  • Sex differences observed in diagnosis, treatment of STEMI, concomitant COVID-19 By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    SEX DIFFERENCES OBSERVED IN DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT OF STEMI, CONCOMITANT COVID-19

    ATLANTA - In the setting of concomitant STEMI and COVID-19, researchers identified several sex-based differences in STEMI diagnosis...

    Hospital
  • Primary PCI in nonagenarians lowers death risk after STEMI hospitalization By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    PRIMARY PCI IN NONAGENARIANS LOWERS DEATH RISK AFTER STEMI HOSPITALIZATION

    Primary PCI during an index hospitalization for STEMI in nonagenarians is associated with higher risk for 30‐day readmission but significantly...

    Hospital
  • Meet the Board: John J. Oppenheimer, MD By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    MEET THE BOARD: JOHN J. OPPENHEIMER, MD

    John J. Oppenheimer, MD, says that allergists should not be dogmatic about how they approach patient care but rather provide an individualized...

    Asthma, Allergies, Food
  • 'How we start' a tailored nutrition plan matters By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    'HOW WE START' A TAILORED NUTRITION PLAN MATTERS

    Patient-centered strategies and a teamwork approach with registered dieticians may benefit the creation of tailored dietary interventions...

    Plan, Obesity, Nutrition
  • VIDEO: Tremfya safe, efficacious for moderately to severely active Crohn's By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    VIDEO: TREMFYA SAFE, EFFICACIOUS FOR MODERATELY TO SEVERELY ACTIVE CROHN'S

    SAN DIEGO - In this video exclusive, Remo Panaccione, MD, of the University of Calgary, discussed a study assessing the safety and...

  • Cirrhotic COVID-19 survivors show poor short-term outcomes, no differences long-term By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    CIRRHOTIC COVID-19 SURVIVORS SHOW POOR SHORT-TERM OUTCOMES, NO DIFFERENCES LONG-TERM

    SAN DIEGO - Patients with cirrhosis who survived COVID-19 may not have worsening of underlying disease or death in the long-term compared...

    Digestion
  • VIDEO: ‘The future is bright' for patients treated with RBX2660 for C. difficile By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    VIDEO: ‘THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT' FOR PATIENTS TREATED WITH RBX2660 FOR C. DIFFICILE

    SAN DIEGO - In a Healio video exclusive from Digestive Disease Week 2022, Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, AGAF, discussed studies assessing...

    Digestion
  • Women's CV risk increases with age, not reproductive stage By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    WOMEN'S CV RISK INCREASES WITH AGE, NOT REPRODUCTIVE STAGE

    Menopausal women tend to have worse cardiovascular risk profiles than premenopausal women, but 5-year increases in CV risk factors...

    Menopause, Hospital
  • PCI safe in patients with cancer, thrombocytopenia; use is increasing By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    PCI SAFE IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER, THROMBOCYTOPENIA; USE IS INCREASING

    ATLANTA - Researchers observed that PCI in patients with cancer is safe, regardless of cancer type or concomitant thrombocytopenia,...

    Cancer, Cardio, Power
  • ‘Compelling evidence' links SARS-CoV-2 with croup By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    ‘COMPELLING EVIDENCE' LINKS SARS-COV-2 WITH CROUP

    Researchers said they found “compelling evidence” that the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 may cause croup in children. “Endemic coronaviruses...

    Hospital
  • Top in hem/onc: Disparities in cancer mortality; Pap testing in sexual minority patients By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    TOP IN HEM/ONC: DISPARITIES IN CANCER MORTALITY; PAP TESTING IN SEXUAL MINORITY PATIENTS

    A recent study published in JAMA Oncology found that cancer death rates remained highest among Black men and women compared with other...

    Cancer
  • Q&A: Identifying, treating rare mucosal melanoma By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    Q&A: IDENTIFYING, TREATING RARE MUCOSAL MELANOMA

    Mucosal melanoma - or melanoma in the mucous membranes - differs from cutaneous melanoma in its genesis, its treatment and its severity. Sometimes...

    Skin, Regard, Cancer
  • Intermittent fasting is the 'simplest thing' for weight loss By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    INTERMITTENT FASTING IS THE 'SIMPLEST THING' FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    Intermittent fasting can provide flexibility, convenience, affordability and simplicity to any diet if implemented correctly, according...

    Diet, Obesity, Food
  • Vitamin D analog does not affect incidence rates of type 2 diabetes in adults By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    VITAMIN D ANALOG DOES NOT AFFECT INCIDENCE RATES OF TYPE 2 DIABETES IN ADULTS

    Eldecalcitol, a vitamin D analog, is not associated with a reduced incidence of type 2 diabetes among adults with prediabetes, though...

    Diabetes, Vitamins, Hospital
  • Sports medicine physician reimbursement rates decreased from 2008 to 2021 By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    SPORTS MEDICINE PHYSICIAN REIMBURSEMENT RATES DECREASED FROM 2008 TO 2021

    SAN FRANCISCO - From 2008 to 2021, orthopedic sports medicine physicians experienced a decrease in reimbursement rates, while outpatient...

    Sport, Hospital
  • Lymphadenopathy related to COVID-19 vaccination should not delay mammography By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    LYMPHADENOPATHY RELATED TO COVID-19 VACCINATION SHOULD NOT DELAY MAMMOGRAPHY

    The resolution of lymphadenopathy caused by COVID-19 vaccination takes longer than initially suspected, findings showed, but researchers...

    Stress, Breast, Breasts, Vaccination
  • New ACR guidelines top vasculitis coverage for Vasculitis Awareness Month By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    NEW ACR GUIDELINES TOP VASCULITIS COVERAGE FOR VASCULITIS AWARENESS MONTH

    During Vasculitis Awareness Month in May, patient advocacy organizations face the challenge of raising awareness for a rare disease...

    Face
  • FDA denies approval of Verrica's molluscum contagiosum treatment By Healio   -   May 26, 2022

    FDA DENIES APPROVAL OF VERRICA'S MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM TREATMENT

    The FDA denied approval to Verrica Pharmaceuticals' molluscum contagiosum treatment VP-102, the company announced in a press release. A...

    Drugs