BIOVENTUS LAUNCHES BIPHASIC BONE GRAFT

Bioventus has announced the launch of Osteomatrix+, a new biphasic bone graft for use in bone remodeling in many orthopedic and spine...

VIDEO: TOOLS FOR COMMUNICATING WITH PATIENTS ABOUT ASTIGMATISM CORRECTION

NEW YORK - From OSN New York 2018, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, founder and CEO of Matossian Eye Associates, gives her presentation on...

 
 
 

TRIAL TESTING FMT FOR RECURRENT DIARRHEAL DISEASE BEGINS

A research consortium across multiple institutions has begun enrolling patients in a clinical trial examining whether fecal microbiota...

CONNECTIVITY NETWORK PREDICTS EFFECTS OF DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION FOR OCD

Study findings revealed that specific connectivity profiles - which comprised fronto-thalamic streamlines in the brain - can predict...

 
 
 

NO SURVIVAL RATE IMPROVEMENT SEEN AFTER CRANIO-ORBITAL RESECTION FOR LACRIMAL GLAND CARCINOMA

Local resection with radiotherapy has comparable results with cranio-orbital resection in terms of tumor recurrence and survival rate...

WHO ANNOUNCES 10 THREATS TO GLOBAL HEALTH IN 2019

WHO announced a list of 10 health issues that will require their attention in 2019. To address these issues, WHO is beginning a 5-year...

 
 
 

MALARIA VACCINE CANDIDATE PAMVAC PASSES TEST IN HUMANS

A recent phase 1 clinical trial of the malaria vaccine candidate PAMVAC, designed to protect against pregnancy-associated malaria,...

COMBINING METFORMIN, INTENSIVE LIFESTYLE MARGINALLY IMPROVES GLYCEMIC CONTROL, BODY MASS

Metformin therapy has a small effect on glycemic control and changes in body mass when combined with intensive lifestyle interventions...

 
 
 

RECENT DIABETES DRUG NEWS STORIES

Endocrine Today has compiled a list of recent news reports about diabetes drugs, including FDA actions and new agents in development. FDA...

FLAVORED TOBACCO USE AMONG US YOUTH REBOUNDS AFTER BRIEF DIP

There was a significant decrease in flavored tobacco product use among U.S. youth in middle and high school between 2014 and 2016,...

 
 
 

CHEMORADIOTHERAPY EXTENDS SURVIVAL IN LIMITED-STAGE SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER

Patients with stage I to stage II small cell lung cancer achieved long-term survival with acceptable adverse effects following chemoradiotherapy...

FDA APPROVES SAMSUNG BIOEPIS' ONTRUZANT

Ontruzant, a biosimilar to Genentech's Herceptin, has been approved by the FDA, the agency announced. Ontruzant is indicated for the...

 
 
 

IMPROVING TEAM-BASED CARE COULD LEAD TO BETTER OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES

Better team-based care led to reductions in HbA1C and LDL cholesterol for some patients, according to a study published in the Journal...

PREVENT BLINDNESS ANNOUNCES JANUARY IS NATIONAL GLAUCOMA AWARENESS MONTH

January has been declared National Glaucoma Awareness Month by Prevent Blindness. In support of this effort, Prevent Blindness partnered...

 
 
 

VIDEO: HOW TO HANDLE ENHANCEMENTS FOR ASTIGMATISM CORRECTION MISSES

NEW YORK - From OSN New York 2018, D. Rex Hamilton, MD, of Santa Monica Eye Medical Group, California, gives his presentation on enhancements...

CROHN'S DURATION LINKED TO ENTYVIO RESPONSE

Patients who have Crohn's disease for two years or less are more likely to experience complete and endoscopic response with Entyvio,...

 
 
 

AAOS RELEASES NEW CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE ON ACUTE COMPARTMENT SYNDROME IN ADULTS

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons released a new clinical practice guideline to help physicians develop an evidence-based...

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN THREATENS BIOSIMILAR APPROVALS, PATENT LITIGATION

As the ongoing partial government shutdown continues in the United States, the FDA has approximately 5 weeks until drug user fees completely...

 
 
 

HEALTH BEHAVIOR PATTERNS IMPACT CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH CKD

Different health behavior patterns were associated with specific clinical outcomes in patients with CKD, according to a recently published...

FDA REJECTS SACITUZUMAB GOVITECAN FOR TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER

The FDA sent a complete response letter to Immunomedics Inc. regarding sacituzumab govitecan. The company had sought accelerated approval...

 
 
 



Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Could Lower Blood Pressure Levels

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Could Lower Blood Pressure Levels

Exposure to chemicals such as phthalates, parabens or Bisphenol A can decrease blood pressure during pregnancy, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Cytomegalovirus: Reactivation Of This Virus Can Be Prevented After Stem Cell...

Cytomegalovirus: Reactivation Of This Virus Can Be Prevented After Stem Cell Transplantation

Reactivation Of a Cytomegalovirus After Stem Cell Transplantation Can Be Prevented Using This Technique. Read more ...

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers say. Read more ...

Why I HATE That ‘How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Meme

Why I HATE That ‘How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Meme

It's the first big Internet fad of 2019. Call it the “10 Year Aging Challenge,” the “2009 v. 2019 Challenge,” “The How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge” or the “First Profile... Read more ...

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep deprivation. Read more ...

Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

I was making dinner one night when my 3-year-old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says “These are to teach you about Jesus. Share... Read more ...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life Easier

I'm not one to jump on trends, whether they are parenting fads, the latest health craze, or the new beauty product everyone is raging about. I tend to stick with what I know... Read more ...

Keeping an aging brain sharp and avoiding late-life depression may involve...

Keeping an aging brain sharp and avoiding late-life depression may involve certain diets and nutrients

Aging is a very scary part of life since it is associated with an increased risk of health problems like mild cognitive impairment, dementia, Alzheimer's, and depression... Read more ...

PROOF Google stole the 2018 election for Democrats by switching millions of...

PROOF Google stole the 2018 election for Democrats by switching millions of votes. time to arrest Google CEO for election meddling

Since Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the presidential election, Democrats have accused POTUS Donald Trump and his campaign of conspiring with Russia to “steal the election” from... Read more ...

A National Survey on Interhospital Transport of Children in Cardiac Arrest*

A National Survey on Interhospital Transport of Children in Cardiac Arrest*

Objectives: To describe the U.S. experience with interhospital transport of children in cardiac arrest undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Design: Self-administered... Read more ...