• By Healio   -   Jun 27, 2019

    ACIP CHANGES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HPV, PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINES

    The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, voted today on new recommendations for HPV and pneumococcal vaccination...

    Vaccination
  • By Healio   -   Jun 27, 2019

    A BUNDLED PAYMENT PROGRAM MAY REDUCE COSTS FOR BILATERAL TJA

    Results showed 90-day episode-of-care costs may be reduced without a higher risk for readmission with the use of a bundled payment...

    Knees
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    AOA SUPPORTS COMPREHENSIVE EXAMS, SCOPE EXPANSION

    ST. LOUIS - The American Optometric Association's House of Delegates approved eight resolutions here at Optometry's Meeting that address...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    STROKE TYPE UNRELATED TO ANTI-VEGF TREATMENT

    Type of stroke suffered, whether ischemic or hemorrhagic, in patients with retinal disease was not influenced by anti-VEGF treatment,...

    Stroke, Injection, Diabetes, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    OPIOID PRESCRIPTION COMMON IN PATIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS

    Opioid use is highly prevalent among patients with ankylosing spondylitis, with approximately 76% of individuals diagnosed with the...

    Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    Q&A: TIME TO RETIRE TUBERCULIN SKIN TESTS?

    Two tests are currently available to assist with the diagnosis of tuberculosis: tuberculin skin tests, or TSTs, and an interferon-gamma...

    Skin
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    EMRICASAN FAILS TO MEET PRIMARY ENDPOINT IN NASH-CIRRHOSIS TRIAL

    Emricasan did not meet its either of its primary phase 2b trial endpoints in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-related decompensated...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    ZYDUS COMPLETES ENROLLMENT IN TRIAL OF LIPAGLYN FOR NAFLD, NASH

    Zydus Cadila completed patient enrollment in its phase 2 trial of Lipaglyn for the treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and...

    Magnesium
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    SURVEY: RHEUMATOLOGISTS, DERMATOLOGISTS LACK CONSENSUS ON LUPUS MANAGEMENT

    An online survey of dermatologists and rheumatologists managing patients with systemic lupus erythematosus revealed areas of consensus...

    Skin, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    MINOCYCLINE GEL IMPROVES INFLAMMATORY LESION COUNT IN PAPULOPUSTULAR ROSACEA

    Among patients with moderate to severe papulopustular rosacea, a 1% minocycline gel showed a statistically significant mean change...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    CMS IMAGING APPROPRIATE USE CRITERIA: WHAT PCPS NEED TO KNOW

    Clinicians will need to undergo extensive planning to comply with the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014's Appropriate Use Criteria...

    Plan
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    STIGMA-REDUCING CAMPAIGN MAY URGE PEOPLE TO SEEK MENTAL HEALTH CARE

    A social marketing campaign in California that aimed to decrease stigma surrounding mental health issues appears to have encouraged...

    Senior
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    FDA APPROVES DUPIXENT FOR CHRONIC RHINOSINUSITIS WITH NASAL POLYPS

    The FDA approved Dupixent for use with other medicines to treat patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, the agency,...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    DOMPÉ INITIATES DRY EYE TRIAL

    Dompé has enrolled the first patient in a phase 2b clinical trial of its recombinant human nerve growth factor eye solution for the...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    IMMUSANT DISCONTINUES PHASE 2 TRIAL OF CELIAC DISEASE VACCINE

    ImmusanT announced that it will discontinue its phase 2 global study of Nexvax2, a peptide-based immunomodulatory vaccine intended...

    Vaccination, Regard
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    OSTEOPOROSIS ‘KNOWLEDGE GAPS' PERSIST IN WOMEN WITH EARLY MENOPAUSE, PREMATURE OVARIAN INSUFFICIENCY

    Survey data suggest that women with premature ovarian insufficiency or early menopause have “unmet information needs” regarding their...

    Regard, Osteoporosis, Menopause
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER RATES VARY BY BIRTHPLACE AMONG BLACK WOMEN IN US

    Prevalence of triple-negative breast cancer among black women in the United States differed considerably by birthplace, according to...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    TRUMP SIGNS PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS BILL INTO LAW

    President Donald J. Trump this week signed the Pandemics and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, or PAHPAI, into...

    Food, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    TELEREHABILITATION TREATS ARM FUNCTION AFTER STROKE, MAY INCREASE ACCESS

    Telerehabilitation therapy was not inferior to in-clinic rehabilitation therapy in improving arm function after stroke, according to...

    Stroke, Neurology, Arm
  • By Healio   -   Jun 26, 2019

    LOWER OPIOID USE LINKED WITH POSTOP EDUCATION, FEWER PRESCRIBED OPIOIDS

    Fewer opioid tablets prescribed after ACL reconstruction correlated with lower postoperative opioid consumption, according to recently...

    Adolescence