• By Healio   -   Jan 16, 2019

    LOW-ENERGY FLACS INDUCES PROSTAGLANDIN INCREASE

    Low-energy femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery induced significantly higher levels of prostaglandin E2 during surgery than...

    Eye, Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    RA RISK INCREASED UP TO FIVEFOLD AMONG PATIENTS WITH HIGH CCP LEVELS

    Among patients who are cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody positive, the risk for rheumatoid arthritis significantly increases as...

    Hospital, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    ALMOST 16% OF PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES

    Children receiving solid organ transplants - especially lung, heart, intestine and multivisceral transplants - are hospitalized with...

    Vaccination, Nutrition, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    FDA APPROVES TDAP VACCINE ADACEL FOR REPEAT VACCINATION

    The FDA has approved the expanded use of Adacel for repeat vaccination to help protect against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, Sanofi...

    Vaccination, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    FINANCIAL INCENTIVES MAY INFLUENCE ONCOLOGISTS' PRACTICE PATTERNS

    Some oncologists may alter treatment recommendations for patients in some cases based on personal revenue considerations, according...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    OPHTHOTECH GIVES UPDATE ON RETINAL DISEASE PIPELINE

    With eight products in its pipeline, Ophthotech is aiming to lead the gene therapy front for retinal diseases, Glenn P. Sblendorio,...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    SCO TOPS PROGRAMS FOR ULTIMATE PASS RATE FOR OPTOMETRY EXAMS

    The pass rates for the 2017-2018 academic year are available on the website of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry for every...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    VIDEO: MICRO-INTERVENTIONAL CATARACT SURGERY: MILOOP TO TRILOOP

    NEW YORK - From OSN New York 2018, Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, New York, gives his presentation...

    Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    GREATER IMPAIRMENTS SEEN IN ADOLESCENTS WITH SPORTS-RELATED CONCUSSIONS VS. EXTREME FRACTURES

    Temporary impairments in health-related quality of life correlated with sports-related concussions in adolescents compared with sports-related...

    Sport, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN HALTS RESEARCH ON INVASIVE NEW TICK

    A veterinary pathologist who first identified the Asian longhorned tick in Virginia said research on the tick has been halted because...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    FDA ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER CV SAFETY OF ROMOSOZUMAB

    The Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA will meet Wednesday to vote on whether to recommend approval...

    Urology, Osteoporosis, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    CHILDHOOD-ONSET IBD MAY BE A MORE AGGRESSIVE FORM OF DISEASE

    Insight into immunomodulator and biologic use by patients with inflammatory bowel disease might reveal differences between childhood-...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    Q&A: SMARTPHONE APP MAY HELP PEOPLE WITH MOOD DISORDERS

    It may be possible to track a person's mood using a smartphone app, then use the data to help those with depression and other mood...

    Depression
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    PEMBROLIZUMAB REDUCES MORTALITY RISK IN ADVANCED PD-L1-POSITIVE ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

    Pembrolizumab significantly improved OS compared with chemotherapy as second-line treatment for patients with advanced or metastatic...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    VIDEO: PRIORITIZE AND EXECUTE WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

    WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, John D. Kelly IV, MD, spoke about the importance of work-life balance. “The single...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    LESS THAN 6 HOURS OF SLEEP PER NIGHT INCREASES ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK

    Elevated risk for subclinical multiterritory atherosclerosis occurred in patients with short sleep time or fragmented sleeping, according...

    Sleep
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    EVIDENCE LEVEL FOR PERIPHERAL VASCULAR INTERVENTION RECOMMENDATIONS VARIES

    The evidence level behind the current American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology guidelines for peripheral vascular...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    AF ABLATION DECREASES HOSPITALIZATIONS

    Among patients who underwent catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, CV hospitalizations were less frequent in the year after the...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    PREGNANCY GLUCOSE LEVEL AFFECTS CHILDHOOD GLUCOSE, INSULIN RESISTANCE

    Higher levels of maternal glucose in utero are associated with higher levels of glucose and insulin resistance in childhood regardless...

    Pregnancy, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Jan 15, 2019

    NURSE-LED HCV CARE MODEL RESULTS IN 95% OR HIGHER SVR RATES IN PRISON

    A decentralized, nurse-led model of hepatitis C care with direct-acting antivirals was significantly effective and led to high levels...

    Hepatitis, Hospital, Drugs