• Admission for traumatic injury associated with higher medical debt, bankruptcy filings By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    ADMISSION FOR TRAUMATIC INJURY ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER MEDICAL DEBT, BANKRUPTCY FILINGS

    Published results showed an association between admission for traumatic injury with higher rates and amounts of medical debt in collections...

    Hospital
  • A lesson in DMEK graft sizing after previous failed PK By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    A LESSON IN DMEK GRAFT SIZING AFTER PREVIOUS FAILED PK

    Nowadays, we virtually never replace one of these decompensated transplants with a new penetrating graft because the results of endothelial...

    Eye
  • Back to basic principles: Every successful practice rests on these five pillars By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    BACK TO BASIC PRINCIPLES: EVERY SUCCESSFUL PRACTICE RESTS ON THESE FIVE PILLARS

    “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” - Theodore Roosevelt “Quality means...

  • Scoring system showed ability to characterize FA features in children with uveitis By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    SCORING SYSTEM SHOWED ABILITY TO CHARACTERIZE FA FEATURES IN CHILDREN WITH UVEITIS

    A standardized quantitative scoring system applied to fluorescein angiography imaging showed the ability to reveal specific findings...

    Hospital, Eye
  • Study supports need for cannabis use screening during pregnancy in legalized states By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    STUDY SUPPORTS NEED FOR CANNABIS USE SCREENING DURING PREGNANCY IN LEGALIZED STATES

    In U.S. states where cannabis is legal for medical and recreational purposes, pregnant women were more likely to report using it compared...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy
  • JAK inhibition's cardiovascular, malignancy risks are a ‘moving target' By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    JAK INHIBITION'S CARDIOVASCULAR, MALIGNANCY RISKS ARE A ‘MOVING TARGET'

    PHILADELPHIA - Making sense of real-world data and black-box warnings associated with Janus kinase inhibitors can be challenging for...

  • PCPs farther away from endocrinologists more often prescribe continuous glucose monitoring By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    PCPS FARTHER AWAY FROM ENDOCRINOLOGISTS MORE OFTEN PRESCRIBE CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE MONITORING

    Primary care physicians who practice farther away from endocrinologists were more likely to have prescribed continuous glucose monitoring...

    Diabetes
  • Progressive beta cell dysfunction may be primary driver of impaired glucose tolerance By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    PROGRESSIVE BETA CELL DYSFUNCTION MAY BE PRIMARY DRIVER OF IMPAIRED GLUCOSE TOLERANCE

    Loss of beta cell function serves as the basis for progression from normal glucose tolerance to impaired glucose tolerance, but insulin...

    Nutrition, Diabetes
  • Zika exposure in womb may impact development into preschool age, study finds By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    ZIKA EXPOSURE IN WOMB MAY IMPACT DEVELOPMENT INTO PRESCHOOL AGE, STUDY FINDS

    Children who were exposed to Zika virus in utero may demonstrate developmental differences into preschool age, even if they did not...

    Pregnancy, Hospital, Pregnant, Baby
  • Medical marijuana ‘may be substituting for opioids for cancer-related pain' By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    MEDICAL MARIJUANA ‘MAY BE SUBSTITUTING FOR OPIOIDS FOR CANCER-RELATED PAIN'

    Medical marijuana legalization enacted from 2012 to 2017 appeared associated with a lower rate of opioid prescriptions and pain-related...

    Cancer, Hospital
  • IL-17A inhibitor, izokibep, shows improvement across patient-reported outcomes for PsA By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    IL-17A INHIBITOR, IZOKIBEP, SHOWS IMPROVEMENT ACROSS PATIENT-REPORTED OUTCOMES FOR PSA

    PHILADELPHIA - Among patients with psoriatic arthritis, izokibep exhibited clinically significant improvements across various patient...

    Arthritis
  • One-third of Americans more stressed about holidays than COVID-19 By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    ONE-THIRD OF AMERICANS MORE STRESSED ABOUT HOLIDAYS THAN COVID-19

    Thirty-one percent of American adults expect to feel stressed about the upcoming holiday season, an increase of 9 percentage points...

    Stress
  • Lack of diverse backgrounds greater among dermatology students By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    LACK OF DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS GREATER AMONG DERMATOLOGY STUDENTS

    Students pursuing dermatology compared with other specialties were less likely to come from diverse backgrounds or pursue careers in...

    Dermatology
  • Income, ZIP code drive disparities in outcomes after cardiac surgery By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    INCOME, ZIP CODE DRIVE DISPARITIES IN OUTCOMES AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY

    Adults living in ZIP codes with a lower median household income are at greater risk for increased hospital length of stay after cardiac...

    Hospital
  • Top news of November: Statins vs. supplements; ‘tectonic shift' in paid family leave; more By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    TOP NEWS OF NOVEMBER: STATINS VS. SUPPLEMENTS; ‘TECTONIC SHIFT' IN PAID FAMILY LEAVE; MORE

    Healio and Cardiology Today have compiled a list of the most-read news in cardiology of November 2022. Readers were interested in the...

    Cholesterol, Herbal
  • Statins during androgen-ablative prostate cancer therapies may offer mortality benefit By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    STATINS DURING ANDROGEN-ABLATIVE PROSTATE CANCER THERAPIES MAY OFFER MORTALITY BENEFIT

    In a systemic review and meta-analysis, statin therapy during androgen-ablative therapies was associated with a potential mortality...

    Cancer, Prostate
  • Insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia primary drivers of atherosclerotic CVD By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    INSULIN RESISTANCE, HYPERINSULINEMIA PRIMARY DRIVERS OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC CVD

    Underlying insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia work together as “bad actors” to drive atherosclerotic CVD long before a person...

    Stroke, Diabetes
  • Buprenorphine may be safer than methadone for opioid use disorder in pregnancy By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    BUPRENORPHINE MAY BE SAFER THAN METHADONE FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER IN PREGNANCY

    New data published in The New England Journal of Medicine showed that buprenorphine use during pregnancy was associated with a lower...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy
  • Belt loop technique another option for scleral fixation of bag/lens complex By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    BELT LOOP TECHNIQUE ANOTHER OPTION FOR SCLERAL FIXATION OF BAG/LENS COMPLEX

    This month, Cathleen M. McCabe, MD, explains the intricacies of the belt loop technique she pioneered to avoid the need for IOL exchange...

    Eye, Diabetes
  • Cross-linking advancements continue in US, Europe By Healio   -   Dec 2, 2022

    CROSS-LINKING ADVANCEMENTS CONTINUE IN US, EUROPE

    Not every hot ophthalmology innovation is built to stand the test of time. Roy Rubinfeld, MD, MA, has seen many come and go over the...