• By Healio   -   Jun 16, 2019

    VIDEO: RET INHIBITOR SHOWS PROMISE IN ADVANCED NSCLC

    CHICAGO - At the ASCO Annual Meeting, HemOnc Today Next Gen Innovator Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD, assistant professor in thoracic medical...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Jun 15, 2019

    NEW YORK MAN FIRST KNOWN IN US TO BE BITTEN BY ASIAN LONGHORNED TICK

    A man from Yonkers, New York, was recognized as the first human in the United States to be bitten by the Haemaphysalis longicornis...

    Legs
  • By Healio   -   Jun 15, 2019

    DT MEDTECH RECEIVES PREMARKET APPROVAL FOR THREE-PIECE, MOBILE-BEARING TOTAL ANKLE IMPLANT

    DT MedTech LLC has received FDA premarket approval for its Hintermann Series H3 Total Ankle Replacement System, according to a press...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 15, 2019

    VIDEO: HEIDELBERG ENGINEERING WORKING TOWARD THE FUTURE OF OPHTHALMIC DIAGNOSTICS

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Yoshihiko Katayama, PhD, of Heidelberg Engineering, discusses the company's Xtreme Research Award, which...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 15, 2019

    VIDEO: PCSK9 INHIBITORS COST-EFFECTIVE SINCE PRICE REDUCTIONS

    MIAMI - In this video, Jennifer G. Robinson, MD, discusses a statement prepared by the National Lipid Association and presented at...

    Cholesterol
  • By Healio   -   Jun 15, 2019

    VIDEO: CEMIPLIMAB ‘A NEW STANDARD' FOR METASTATIC CUTANEOUS SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA

    CHICAGO - Cemiplimab demonstrated considerable antitumor activity among patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma,...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 15, 2019

    GUEST COMMENTARY: IDENTIFYING BARRIERS TO LIFE-SAVING HEALTH CARE

    In this guest commentary, Gerald Fletcher, MD, MBA, from Harlem Hospital Center, discusses the data he presented during Digestive Disease...

    Regard, Cancer, Digestion, Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Jun 15, 2019

    MEDTRONIC, TIDEPOOL PARTNER TO LAUNCH LOOP-SUPPORTED, INTEROPERABLE INSULIN PUMP

    Medtronic and Tidepool announced a partnership to create an interoperable automated insulin pump system, according to a press release...

    Plan
  • By Healio   -   Jun 15, 2019

    VIDEO: KEYNOTE-001 SHEDS LIGHT ON ‘BIG' QUESTION IN ADVANCED NSCLC

    CHICAGO - In this video, Jeffrey P. Ward, MD, PhD, thoracic oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University in St. Louis,...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    HEADS-UP 3-D VISUALIZATION SYSTEM OFFERS SIMILAR SAFETY, EFFICACY AS TRADITIONAL MICROSCOPE

    A heads-up 3-D visualization system had similar complication rates and duration of surgery as a traditional binocular microscope for...

    Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    MOBILE: CELL THERAPY BENEFICIAL IN CERTAIN PATIENTS WITH CLI AT 2 YEARS

    Intramuscular injection of autologous concentrated bone marrow nucleated cells was associated with improved amputation-free survival...

    Diabetes, Injections, Injection
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    FDA ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR E-CIGARETTE MANUFACTURERS

    The FDA has finalized its guidance for manufacturers submitting premarket tobacco product applications for electronic nicotine delivery...

    Tobacco
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    ROCKLATAN APPROVAL TOPS RECENT FDA OPHTHALMOLOGY NEWS

    From new drugs to new indications for existing drugs, the FDA has approved multiple products in the ophthalmology sphere in the first...

    Glaucoma, Hypertension, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENT INCREASED RISK FOR LONG-TERM REVISION

    Partial knee replacement was associated with an excess risk for long-term revision compared with total knee replacement, but may lower...

    Knees
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    WHO: EBOLA OUTBREAK NOT AN INTERNATIONAL HEALTH EMERGENCY DESPITE DEATHS IN UGANDA

    Today, an emergency committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, for the third time, determined...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    CURE SCHOLAR REFLECTS ON LESSONS LEARNED IN EARLY-PHASE DRUG DEVELOPMENT

    In his presentation as a former Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences, or CURE, Distinguished Scholar, Alex Adjei, MD, PhD, professor...

    Cancer, Cures, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    SUBCUTANEOUS TRANEXAMIC ACID REDUCED BLEEDING IN MOHS SURGERY

    Subcutaneous injection of tranexamic acid with lidocaine reduced bleeding during Mohs micrographic surgery, with a greater reduction...

    Skin, Injections, Injection, Cancer, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    YOUNG MSM MAY NOT COMPLETELY RECOVER FROM PREP-RELATED BONE DENSITY LOSS

    Adolescents who take pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for HIV prevention may experience a loss of bone mineral density during treatment....

    Minerals, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    11-YEAR-OLD FEMALE PRESENTS WITH WORSENING FACIAL RASH

    An 11-year-old healthy female presented to the dermatology clinic for evaluation of a facial rash that had lasted for 3 weeks. Initially,...

    Skin, Dermatology
  • By Healio   -   Jun 14, 2019

    A RELEVANT CASE FROM 1989: A 12-YEAR-OLD PRESENTS WITH FEVER AND RASH

    A 12-year-old female presented to a local ER with a 5-day history of progressively worsening fever, cough, nasal congestion and conjunctivitis,...

    Nausea, Face