• By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    TALENT: INDIAN-MADE SUPRAFLEX DES FLEXES MUSCLE AGAINST XIENCE

    Results suggest clinical parity for the novel stent in an all-comers population, but its low-cost price tag has implications stateside,...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    'RIDICULOUS' RESULTS WITH NOVEL STENT

    Both BIONYX and SORT OUT IX trials showed Resolute Onyx and BioFreedom stents noninferior to the Orsiro device, but stent thrombosis...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    EU APPROVES FIFTH COPY OF ABBVIE'S $18 BLN DRUG HUMIRA

    Europe has approved a fifth copy of AbbVie's $18-billion-a-year biologic drug Humira - the world's best-selling prescription medicine...

    Drugs, Rheumatology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    GUIDELINES RECOMMEND FECAL-MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANT FOR RECURRENT OR REFRACTORY C. DIFF

    New joint guidelines from the British Society of Gastroenterology and Healthcare Infection Society support the use of fecal-microbiota...

    Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    MOM'S PAST TRAUMA, ALTERED STRESS RESPONSE TIED TO LOW BIRTHWEIGHT IN BOYS

    Women who have experienced traumatic stress in their lifetime and have an altered stress response are at increased risk of delivering...

    Stress, Mom, Baby, Pediatrics, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    PLOT, POISON, OR CURSE? EBOLA RUMOURS SPREAD IN CONGO

    Reuters Health Information

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    FOR HER2+ BREAST CANCER, ANTHRACYCLINES AND TRASTUZUMAB ARE SAFER IN SEQUENCE

    Treating operable HER2-positive breast cancer with anthracyclines and trastuzumab in sequence works as well as giving them together,...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    AUSTRALIA DOCTORS WARN 'HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCY', SEEK ACCESS TO PACIFIC CAMP

    Australian doctors said on Thursday a "humanitarian emergency" is unfolding at an Australian-run detention centre in the Pacific and...

    Public Health & Prevention, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS NOT TIED TO DRUG RESISTANCE

    HIV-negative men who receive pre-exposure prophylaxis with tenofovir and emtricitabine do not develop resistance to these drugs, according...

    Drugs, HIV, AIDS, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    GRADE GROUP BETTER THAN GLEASON SCORE FOR PREDICTING PROSTATE CANCER OUTCOMES

    Reuters Health Information

    Prostate, Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 23, 2018

    IMPERIAL: SLOW-ELUTING STENT OUTPACES STANDARD FOR FEM-POP LESIONS

    Although the randomized head-to-head results for the investigational Eluvia stent were broadly welcomed in a field described as having...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    EU PANEL RECOMMENDS LUXTURNA FOR INHERITED RETINAL DYSTROPHY

    The EMA's CHMP has recommended marketing authorization for voretigene neparvovec for inherited retinal dystrophy caused by RPE65 gene...

    Ophthalmology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    EMA PANEL BACKS TWO NEW HIV DRUGS

    Pifeltro contains doravirine, a new nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, and Delstrigo is a fixed-dose combination of doravirine,...

    Drugs, HIV, AIDS, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    NEW ANTIBIOTICS FOR EUROPE: CHMP LIKES VABOMERE, EC CLEARS XERAVA

    Vabomere combines meropenem and vaborbactam for treatment of complicated UTIs and other infections; Xerava is for complicated intra-abdominal...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    PRIMARY LIVER TRANSPLANT MAY BEST DRAINAGE IN INFANTS WITH BILIARY ATRESIA

    Primary liver transplantation is associated with better long-term survival than is biliary-enteric drainage in infants with biliary...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    DELAYING PARENTERAL NUTRITION MAY IMPROVE OUTCOMES IN UNDERNOURISHED CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN

    Reuters Health Information

    Nutrition, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    MONITORING OF SPITZ/REED NEVI IN CHILDREN QUESTIONED

    Authors of a research letter question recent guidelines stating that any spitzoid-looking lesion in children under age 12 should be...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    DECADES AFTER EXPOSURE, AIR POLLUTION LINKED TO SICK LEAVE

    Exposure to air pollution can affect people more than 20 years later, which could mean that recommended limits might be too high, researchers...

    Pollution, Pulmonary Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    DISPELLING THE MYTHS ABOUT OBESITY

    Is obesity a choice? Are people just lazy or suffering from 'food addiction'? Dr Akshay Jain responds to the results of a recent Medscape...

    Food, Obesity, Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Sep 21, 2018

    FOCUS ON LIFESTYLE CHANGES: THE INDIAN DIABETES GUIDELINES

    The ABCs of the Indian Diabetes Guidelines: Dr Rucha Mehta compares these guidelines with the ADA guidelines. Medscape Family Medicine

    Diabetes, Family Medicine, Primary Care, Expert Interview