• By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    DEXAMETHASONE IMPLANT DELAYS DR PROGRESSION IN LONG-TERM STUDY

    HONOLULU - At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Matias Iglicki, MD, discusses the DR-Pro-DEX study,...

    Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    ESTROGEN PLUS SPIRONOLACTONE THERAPY NOT ASSOCIATED WITH PROLACTIN LEVELS IN TRANSGENDER WOMEN

    Joshua D. Safer Transgender women on a long-term regimen of estrogen and spironolactone therapy did not experience a clinically relevant...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    PROBIOTICS MAY BE ‘VIABLE STRATEGY' FOR CDI PREVENTION

    Using probiotics as a prophylaxis for Clostridium difficile was safe and reduced the risk for infection among hospitalized patients...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    INTRA-ARTICULAR WNT PATHWAY INHIBITOR YIELDED SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS IN KNEE OA

    LIVERPOOL, England - Patients with knee osteoarthritis treated with a novel, intra-articular Wnt pathway inhibitor had significant...

    Osteoarthritis, Knees, Injection, Injections
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    EFORT OPEN REVIEWS: A ROUND-UP OF RECENTLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

    EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with...

    Power, Knees
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    EVIDENCE UPDATES COURSE: PROXIMAL FEMUR FRACTURES

    The main objectives of this high-value generic educational program to be presented during the upcoming EFORT Congress in Barcelona...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    EXPERT INTERVIEW: RECENT INNOVATIONS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN PAIN MANAGEMENT - BUILDING A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE FOR HOSPITALS

    João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD, is the chairman of Clínica do Dragão at the Espregueira-Mendes Sports Centre, a FIFA Medical Centre...

    Sport, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR CME CREDITS FROM EFORT ANNUAL CONGRESS IN BARCELONA

    The 19th EFORT Congress has been granted a maximum of 18 European CME credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    NEW APPROACHES FOR FROZEN SHOULDER TREATMENT

    Innovation in orthopaedics and traumatology is slowly, but surely influencing medical practice by replacing well-established procedures...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    ROLE OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGEONS IN MASS CASUALTY INCIDENTS

    Recent war conflicts and terrorist attacks, happening continuously all over the world, bring to the forefront the key role and responsibility...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    STOP BY THE EFORT PLAZA AT THE 19TH EFORT ANNUAL CONGRESS IN BARCELONA

    This year, during the 19th EFORT Annual Congress, EFORT replaces its traditional congress booth with the EFORT Plaza located in the...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    WHAT EXPERTS DO: TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY IN SEVERE DEFORMITIES

    To address the medical options regarding total knee arthroplasty in patients with severe deformities, the upcoming EFORT Congress in...

    Regard, Knees, Face
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    BETTER FUNCTION SEEN WITH HOME EXERCISES VS PT FOR RADIAL HEAD, NECK FRACTURES

    Compared with formal therapy, patients who performed home exercises after sustaining a nondisplaced or minimally displaced fractures...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    LYMPH NODE STATUS LINKED TO BETTER SURVIVAL IN ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

    Lymph node status following preoperative neoadjuvant therapy is a more important factor regarding survival rates than tumor status...

    Tumors, Cancer, Regard
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    PATIENTS REPORTED MORE PAIN, INFLAMMATION WITH AFLIBERCEPT, STUDY FINDS

    HONOLULU - At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Arshad Khanani, MD, discusses early results of...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    ADDITION OF PEMBROLIZUMAB TO CHEMOTHERAPY IMPROVES RESPONSE IN METASTATIC NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER

    A phase 3 trial designed to assess pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy as first-line treatment for patients with metastatic...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    Q&A: TELEMEDICINE APPROACH AS EFFECTIVE AS IN-PERSON DOCTOR'S VISITS FOR PSORIASIS MANAGEMENT

    April W. Armstrong Almost three-quarters of health care providers have adopted some form of telemedicine solutions or services as of...

    Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    NOVEL METHOD ENHANCES ACCURACY OF LDL ESTIMATES

    LAS VEGAS - A novel method using non-HDL and triglyceride values estimated LDL better than the Friedewald method in patients who reduced...

  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    TOP STORIES IN HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY: FDA APPROVES KYMRIAH, GRANTS PRIORITY REVIEW TO KEYTRUDA

    Among the top stories in hematology and oncology is tisagenlecleucel receiving FDA approval for expanding indications to include treatment...

    Lymphoma, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   May 3, 2018

    LOW SUBCUTANEOUS ADIPOSITY LINKED TO MORTALITY RISK IN WOMEN WITH CIRRHOSIS

    A lower subcutaneous adipose tissue index correlated with higher mortality in women with cirrhosis, while lower skeletal muscle predicted...

    Regard, Hospital