• By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    TOP IN GI: ENDOSCOPY-RELATED INJURIES, MENTORSHIP FOR BLACK PHYSICIANS

    While endoscopic-related injuries are common among physicians in gastroenterology, men and women report differences in injury sites...

  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    CAUSE OF CHRONIC COUGH UNKNOWN IN 37% OF PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS

    The cause of chronic cough remained unexplained in more than one-third of patients 3.5 years after they first presented to a primary...

    Asthma, Allergies
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    Q&A: STEPS CLINICIANS CAN TAKE TO EASE ANXIETY, FEAR ABOUT PELVIC EXAMS

    Addressing patients' anxiety about pelvic exams could help prevent them from delaying or avoiding the procedure, according to a paper...

    Contraception
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    CASE STUDY: VOGT-KOYANAGI-HARADA SYNDROME IN PATIENT WITH ONE EYE

    Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome is a rare autoimmune multiorgan disease that is characterized by granulomatous uveitis with a spectrum...

    Skin, Neurology, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    DAWN OF THE DED: TIME TO KEEP CRITTERS AWAY FROM THE OCULAR SURFACE

    In honor of the popular horror movie Dawn of the Dead, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss the newest frontline treatment...

  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    MAN PRESENTS WITH DAILY HEADACHES AND BLURRY VISION

    A 39-year-old man presented to the comprehensive ophthalmology service at the New England Eye Center with 6 weeks of daily headaches...

    Nausea, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    REIMBURSEMENT ISSUES HOLD UP WIDESPREAD ADOPTION OF ISBCS

    Doctors worldwide are debating the risk-benefit ratio for immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery, or ISBCS, vs. performing...

    Plan, Eye, Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    SHOULD RESULTS FROM THE FIRST CATARACT SURGERY BE USED TO GUIDE SECOND EYE SURGERY?

    Eye, Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    STUDY SHOWS IMPACT OF AGE ON SMILE OUTCOMES

    Even though small incision lenticule extraction is deemed a safe, effective and reliable procedure in patients older than 40 years,...

  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    SURGEONS ADDRESS PROS, CONS OF IMMEDIATE SEQUENTIAL BILATERAL CATARACT SURGERY

    Immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery can provide comparable outcomes and efficiencies as traditional cataract surgery, but...

    Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    SURGEONS FACE CHOICE OF WHETHER TO IMPLANT IOL IN PEDIATRIC CATARACT SURGERY

    Pediatric cataract continues to be a leading cause of childhood blindness. Early detection of pediatric cataracts, appropriate surgical...

    Face, Cataract, Child
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    THE PANDEMIC GAMES: A HALFTIME REVIEW

    “The most insignificant score is the score at halftime.” - Gresham Barrett “Cross country: No halftimes, no timeouts, no substitutions....

    Sport
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH COVID-19, GI SYMPTOMS HAVE REDUCED MORTALITY

    Patients with COVID-19 who presented with gastrointestinal symptoms had reduced mortality, according to research published in Gastroenterology. Saurabh...

  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    SPEAKER: CONSIDER HAMSTRING GRAFT AS PRIMARY CHOICE FOR PCL RECONSTRUCTION

    When choosing a graft for PCL reconstruction, a presenter noted surgeons should save the extensor apparatus, which is protecting the...

    Sport, Knees
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    FDA CLEARS IND APPLICATION FOR CELL THERAPY TO TREAT CONGENITAL PSEUDARTHROSIS OF THE TIBIA

    The FDA cleared an investigational new drug application for NVD-003, a stem cell therapy for treatment of children with congenital...

    Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    ABROCITINIB PLUS TOPICAL THERAPY EFFECTIVE IN ADOLESCENTS WITH ATOPIC DERMATITIS

    Abrocitinib combined with a medicated topical therapy was effective, well tolerated and improved quality of life in adolescents with...

    Allergies, Asthma, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    UPADACITINIB MATCHES, EXCEEDS ADALIMUMAB FOR IMPROVING PATIENT-REPORTED OUTCOMES IN RA

    Upadacitinib is equivalent or superior to adalimumab in improving patient-reported outcomes among those with rheumatoid arthritis and...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT OCCURS IN 25% OF PATIENTS WITH BREAST CANCER

    About one of four patients with breast cancer experienced cognitive impairment, and it was “not exclusively related” to the patient's...

    Cancer, Breast, Psycho, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    STUDY FINDS ‘LIMITED' SARS-COV-2 TRANSMISSION IN NC SCHOOL DISTRICTS

    Investigators determined that just 32 SARS-CoV-2 infections occurred in 11 North Carolina school districts during a 9-week period of...

  • By Healio   -   Mar 5, 2021

    STUDY FINDS PREGNANCY A CONTRAINDICATION FOR REFRACTIVE SURGERY

    A study investigating the outcomes of LASIK and PRK in women who underwent refractive surgery while unaware of their pregnancy found...

    Pregnancy, Cataract, Eye, Pregnant