• By Healio   -   Oct 19, 2019

    VAGAL EFFICIENCY PREDICTS RESPONSE TO EXTERNAL NEUROSTIMULATION FOR ABDOMINAL PAIN

    CHICAGO - Measuring vagal efficiency through respiratory sinus arrythmia in patients with functional abdominal pain could help predict...

  • By Healio   -   Oct 19, 2019

    LARGE DUCT INJURY IN AUTOIMMUNE LIVER DISEASE MAY STUNT T CELL THERAPY BENEFIT

    CHICAGO - Large duct injury in pediatric patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and autoimmune sclerosing cholangitis correlated...

    Hospital, Hepatitis
  • By Healio   -   Oct 19, 2019

    PATIENT PREFERENCE FOR MAXIMAL THYROID CANCER SURVEILLANCE LINKED TO INCREASED USE OF RESOURCES

    Patients with thyroid cancer who opt for maximal vs. minimal surveillance after being declared disease-free consume a greater amount...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    WHO: EBOLA OUTBREAK STILL A GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

    An emergency committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, met for a fifth time to review the ongoing...

  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    FDA ASBESTOS TESTING PROMPTS RECALL OF ONE LOT OF BABY POWDER

    Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling one lot of its Johnson's Baby Powder product due to the presence of asbestos, according...

    Baby
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    ARTIFICIAL IRISES PROVIDE IMPROVED COSMETIC OPTIONS AND BETTER FUNCTIONALITY FOR LARGE DEFECTS

    SAN FRANCISCO - While small iris defects can be treated with sutures, patients with large iris defects who have poor cosmetics and...

  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    BANKART REPAIR WITH REMPLISSAGE MAY REDUCE SHOULDER RE-DISLOCATION RISK

    NEW YORK - Bankart repair with remplissage may reduce the risk of re-dislocation up to 2 years postoperatively among patients with...

  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    PEOPLE WITH DEPRESSION MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP FACEBOOK ADDICTION

    People with depression who use Facebook as a coping mechanism are at an increased risk for developing Facebook Addiction Disorder,...

    Depression
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    BREAST SURGEON TO LEAD DUKE CANCER INSTITUTE'S CLINICAL CANCER GENETICS PROGRAM

    Carolyn Menendez, MD, FACS, has been appointed director of Duke Cancer Institute's clinical cancer genetics program. Menendez - assistant...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    VIDEO: OMIDRIA HELPS IMPROVE CATARACT SURGERY EXPERIENCE

    SAN FRANCISCO - Eric Donnenfeld, MD, discusses a recent study of Omidria (phenylephrine 1% and ketorolac 0.3% intraocular solution,...

    Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    BARICITINIB PLUS TOPICAL STEROIDS IMPROVES ATOPIC DERMATITIS SYMPTOMS

    Combination treatment with baricitinib and topical corticosteroids was associated with a higher proportion of patients achieving clear...

    Skin
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    UCB REPORTS BIMEKIZUMAB RESPONSE RATES SUPERIOR TO STELARA IN PSORIASIS

    Treatment with bimekizumab, an interleukin-17A and IL-17F inhibitor in adults with chronic plaque psoriasis, resulted in at least a...

    Drugs, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    MOST BABY FOODS CONTAIN HEAVY METALS THAT COULD AFFECT DEVELOPMENT

    Ninety-five percent of all baby foods tested by Healthy Babies Bright Futures, an alliance of organizations aimed at reducing exposure...

    Food, Baby
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    DIABETES COMPANIES PARTNER TO INTEGRATE CGM, PERSONALIZED COACHING PLATFORM

    Abbott and digital health company Omada Health announced a partnership this week to integrate the FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose...

    Plan, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    EUROPEAN AGENCY RECONSIDERS, RECOMMENDS ROMOSOZUMAB FOR FRACTURE PREVENTION

    After a reexamination procedure, a European Medicines Agency committee announced a positive opinion recommending marketing authorization...

    Stroke, Osteoporosis, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    APAO WELCOMES NEW MEMBER SOCIETY

    The Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology is pleased to welcome the Brunei Ophthalmology Society as the newest associate national member...

  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    EOSINOPHILIC ESOPHAGITIS SEES ADVANCEMENTS IN TREATMENT, DIAGNOSTICS: TOP STORIES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

    Two advancements in eosinophilic esophagitis - the success of the biologic therapy Dupixent in reducing symptoms and improving quality-of...

  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    BILATERAL VISUAL ACUITY GAINS REPORTED IN PHASE 3 TRIAL OF LHON GENE THERAPY TREATMENT

    SAN FRANCISCO - A gene therapy treatment candidate for Leber hereditary optic neuropathy bilaterally improved best corrected visual...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    HORMONE HEALTH HIGHLIGHTS IN HONOR OF WORLD MENOPAUSE DAY

    Friday marks the 10th anniversary of World Menopause Day, established by the International Menopause Society to show support for women...

    Menopause, Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Infertility
  • By Healio   -   Oct 18, 2019

    MORE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WORKERS LINKED TO DROP IN FIREARM SUICIDES

    States with more behavioral health workers experienced a minor reduction in adjusted firearm suicide rates, according to findings of...

    Drop