Abanza receives FDA 510 clearance of implantable ACL fixation system

ABANZA RECEIVES FDA 510 CLEARANCE OF IMPLANTABLE ACL FIXATION SYSTEM

Abanza Tecnomed has announced FDA 510 clearance of its WasherCap, an implantable soft-tissue graft fixation system for patients undergoing...

International medical graduates may face bias during fellowship recruitment process

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL GRADUATES MAY FACE BIAS DURING FELLOWSHIP RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Non-U.S. citizen international medical graduates likely face considerable bias during the hematology/oncology fellowship recruitment...

 
 
 
The Liver Meeting: Hepatitis in children, NASH, ‘alarming' disparities in mortality

THE LIVER MEETING: HEPATITIS IN CHILDREN, NASH, ‘ALARMING' DISPARITIES IN MORTALITY

The Liver Meeting 2022 delivered the latest research and developments on a variety of topics, including acute hepatitis in children,...

Exercising in the morning could reduce CVD risk

EXERCISING IN THE MORNING COULD REDUCE CVD RISK

The timing of physical activity could affect the risk for CVD, according to study findings published in the European Journal of Preventive...

 
 
 
Large genome-wide study finds ‘dozens' of new causal genes, pathways in gout

LARGE GENOME-WIDE STUDY FINDS ‘DOZENS' OF NEW CAUSAL GENES, PATHWAYS IN GOUT

PHILADELPHIA - Researchers have identified “dozens” of new causal genes and pathways responsible for disease activity in patients with...

Top FDA approval stories of 2022 in dermatology

TOP FDA APPROVAL STORIES OF 2022 IN DERMATOLOGY

The FDA approved many new drugs in 2022, including a variety of treatments for dermatological diseases and conditions. Healio compiled...

 
 
 
Roflumilast cream significantly reduces itch in chronic plaque psoriasis

ROFLUMILAST CREAM SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES ITCH IN CHRONIC PLAQUE PSORIASIS

Arcutis Biotherapeutics announced positive results from two pivotal phase 3 studies evaluating Zoryve cream as a once daily, topic...

AGA ‘applauds FDA' for first approved fecal microbiota biotherapeutic

AGA ‘APPLAUDS FDA' FOR FIRST APPROVED FECAL MICROBIOTA BIOTHERAPEUTIC

Following FDA approval of the first fecal microbiota biotherapeutics for recurrent Clostridoides difficile, the American Gastroenterological...

 
 
 
Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model penalized safety-net hospitals

COMPREHENSIVE CARE FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT MODEL PENALIZED SAFETY-NET HOSPITALS

Results showed safety-net hospitals and hospitals with greater populations of Black and Hispanic patients have struggled to meet the...

Ankle replacement, fusion yield similar clinical scores for patients with end-stage OA

ANKLE REPLACEMENT, FUSION YIELD SIMILAR CLINICAL SCORES FOR PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE OA

Total ankle replacement and ankle fusion for patients with end-stage ankle osteoarthritis had similar clinical outcome scores at 52...

 
 
 
Increases in youth suicide linked to mental health worker shortage

INCREASES IN YOUTH SUICIDE LINKED TO MENTAL HEALTH WORKER SHORTAGE

A study found an association between shortages in mental health workers and increases in youth suicide rates, according to findings...

Racial disparities in hormone therapy acceptance in perimenopausal, postmenopausal women

RACIAL DISPARITIES IN HORMONE THERAPY ACCEPTANCE IN PERIMENOPAUSAL, POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN

A pilot study published in Menopause highlighted racial disparities in the acceptance of systemic and local hormone therapy in perimenopausal...

 
 
 
Long-term PCSK9 inhibition plus background therapy improves LDL goal attainment in FH

LONG-TERM PCSK9 INHIBITION PLUS BACKGROUND THERAPY IMPROVES LDL GOAL ATTAINMENT IN FH

Long-term adherence to PCSK9 inhibition was high among a high-risk cohort with familial hypercholesterolemia, which improved LDL goal...

‘No time to waste': Implement guideline-recommended HF therapies simultaneously

‘NO TIME TO WASTE': IMPLEMENT GUIDELINE-RECOMMENDED HF THERAPIES SIMULTANEOUSLY

The benefits of HF medications are additive and incremental and provide similar benefits to patients with ischemic and nonischemic...

 
 
 
Fatty pancreas increases diabetes risk, but may be reversible with weight loss

FATTY PANCREAS INCREASES DIABETES RISK, BUT MAY BE REVERSIBLE WITH WEIGHT LOSS

Adults with an elevated level of pancreatic fat have higher risk for developing incident diabetes, but weight loss may be able to lower...

VIDEO: SMILE enhancement helps maintain epithelium in prior refractive surgery cases

VIDEO: SMILE ENHANCEMENT HELPS MAINTAIN EPITHELIUM IN PRIOR REFRACTIVE SURGERY CASES

NEW YORK - In a presentation at OSN New York, William F. Wiley, MD, discusses the advantages of using SMILE in prior refractive surgery...

 
 
 
FDA grants clearance for neurological monitoring device

FDA GRANTS CLEARANCE FOR NEUROLOGICAL MONITORING DEVICE

Medical device company WISE Srl announced the FDA granted clearance for its Cortical Strip, a single-use device intended to be used...

Dostarlimab-gxly regimen extends PFS in primary advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer

DOSTARLIMAB-GXLY REGIMEN EXTENDS PFS IN PRIMARY ADVANCED OR RECURRENT ENDOMETRIAL CANCER

A combination of dostarlimab-gxly and standard-of-care chemotherapy significantly extended PFS compared with placebo and chemotherapy...

 
 
 
Patients often misunderstand common medical phrases

PATIENTS OFTEN MISUNDERSTAND COMMON MEDICAL PHRASES

Patients frequently misunderstand physician phrases and assign opposite meanings of what was intended, leading to confusion about health...

Flu hospitalizations hit 12-year high for this time of year

FLU HOSPITALIZATIONS HIT 12-YEAR HIGH FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR

Hospitalizations for influenza are the highest they have been at this time of year since 2010, the CDC reported Friday. There have...

 
 
 



NY state health commissioner resigning to return to Harvard

New York's state health commissioner will resign Jan. 1 after 13 months in the job to return to Harvard University's T Read more ...

Community-Based Asymptomatic COVID Testing; Particulate Matter in Lungs

Community-Based Asymptomatic COVID Testing; Particulate Matter in Lungs

TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, and Rick Lange, MD, president... Read more ...

Opera and other art should confront controversial issues

In response to the call to action to fix the “rape problem” in opera by denuding the productions of all that is likely to cause harm, let's cleanse art of all beastliness. Read more ...

Charlotte Rampling: ‘You have to do rather nasty things to get on, don't you?'

The film legend discusses the MeToo movement, why she's against plastic surgery and the ménage à trois that scandalised 1970s Britain. Read more ...

Don't believe the myth it's more difficult to satisfy women

Orgasms are a lot like oxygen - no big deal unless you're not getting any. And yet the female orgasm remains more of a mystery than the continued career success of Donald Trump. Read more ...

Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal

Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal

Savory Steel Cut Oats for breakfast is loaded with protein and provides a good dose of fiber, which will keep you feeling satisfied longer. Savory Steel Cut Oats If you never... Read more ...

‘We changed everything': How 56 schools transformed their teaching and...

Fours years ago, stagnating academic outcomes prompted a classroom revolution in this cluster of NSW schools. Read more ...

Alan Carr: ‘The whole gay scene scares me'

The comedian opens up about being an old soul, coming out in the '80s, and his insecurities around dating. Read more ...

Are we really prepared to lose this natural wonder?

Like so many others, I thought we had more time to save the Great Barrier Reef. I was wrong. Read more ...

The fashion photographer whose style is still ‘a work in progress'

“Earlier this year I realised I didn't have a great relationship with clothes. How clothes fit my body was linked to my sense of self-worth.” Read more ...