Similar risk factors observed in lean, non-lean patients with NAFLD

SIMILAR RISK FACTORS OBSERVED IN LEAN, NON-LEAN PATIENTS WITH NAFLD

Lean and non-lean patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease were similar metabolically and had common risk factors, according...

Q&A: Much work needed to overcome disparities in CLI diagnosis, care

Q&A: MUCH WORK NEEDED TO OVERCOME DISPARITIES IN CLI DIAGNOSIS, CARE

Peripheral artery disease and its most advanced form, critical limb ischemia, are major sources of morbidity and mortality, yet many...

 
 
 
Transitions of care clinic improves 30-day stroke outcomes

TRANSITIONS OF CARE CLINIC IMPROVES 30-DAY STROKE OUTCOMES

Use of a transitions of care clinic may reduce 30-day stroke readmissions, according to findings presented at the American Neurological...

Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension-related hospitalizations down in past decade

IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY HYPERTENSION-RELATED HOSPITALIZATIONS DOWN IN PAST DECADE

A new study highlights a reduction in idiopathic pulmonary artery hypertension-related hospitalizations in the U.S. from 2007 to 2017. Moreover,...

 
 
 
OTX-CSI improves dry eye signs, symptoms in phase 1 study

OTX-CSI IMPROVES DRY EYE SIGNS, SYMPTOMS IN PHASE 1 STUDY

OTX-CSI seems to be a safe treatment option for patients with dry eye disease, according to a speaker at the European Society of Cataract...

FDA authorizes ‘mix and match' booster doses for COVID-19 vaccines

FDA AUTHORIZES ‘MIX AND MATCH' BOOSTER DOSES FOR COVID-19 VACCINES

The FDA on Wednesday said it is OK for Americans to choose a different COVID-19 vaccine for their booster shot. The agency authorized...

 
 
 
USPSTF calls for more research on benefits of screening for eating disorders

USPSTF CALLS FOR MORE RESEARCH ON BENEFITS OF SCREENING FOR EATING DISORDERS

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said there was insufficient evidence to make a recommendation on whether clinicians should...

Few adolescents with depression, substance use disorder treated for both

FEW ADOLESCENTS WITH DEPRESSION, SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATED FOR BOTH

Between 2011 and 2019, fewer than 12% of adolescents with major depression and substance use disorder were treated for both conditions,...

 
 
 
Rate of spine injuries related to football did not improve from 2010 to 2019

RATE OF SPINE INJURIES RELATED TO FOOTBALL DID NOT IMPROVE FROM 2010 TO 2019

Results showed no improvement in the number of spine injuries associated with football from 2010 to 2019, with a near significant trend...

Q&A: Psoriasis, mental health care affected by socioeconomic burdens

Q&A: PSORIASIS, MENTAL HEALTH CARE AFFECTED BY SOCIOECONOMIC BURDENS

In this issue's cover story, experts discussed how reducing psoriasis in the patient is the best way to curb the negative impact on...

 
 
 
Walking tops list of exercises among adults with arthritis engaged in physical activity

WALKING TOPS LIST OF EXERCISES AMONG ADULTS WITH ARTHRITIS ENGAGED IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Among patients with arthritis who engaged in physical activity in the past month, about 71% reported walking as one of their two most...

Combination nicotine replacement therapy, varenicline shows benefit for smoking cessation

COMBINATION NICOTINE REPLACEMENT THERAPY, VARENICLINE SHOWS BENEFIT FOR SMOKING CESSATION

Using a combination of nicotine replacement therapy and varenicline may be more effective as first-line therapy for smoking cessation...

 
 
 
CDC advisory committee updates recommendations for pneumococcal, zoster vaccines

CDC ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PNEUMOCOCCAL, ZOSTER VACCINES

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices made new recommendations Wednesday for adult pneumococcal and herpes zoster...

Cannabis use may increase risk for self-reported psychotic disorders

CANNABIS USE MAY INCREASE RISK FOR SELF-REPORTED PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS

Frequent nonmedical cannabis use and cannabis use disorder appeared linked to self-reported psychotic disorders, according to study...

 
 
 
Targeted therapies may prevent neurocognitive worsening in HIV

TARGETED THERAPIES MAY PREVENT NEUROCOGNITIVE WORSENING IN HIV

Anti-inflammatories and antidepressants may help prevent neurocognitive worsening among people with HIV, according to findings presented...

COVID-19 risk lower in US counties with robust primary care infrastructure

COVID-19 RISK LOWER IN US COUNTIES WITH ROBUST PRIMARY CARE INFRASTRUCTURE

U.S. counties with the strongest primary care and public health infrastructures and social assets had the fewest SARS-COV-2 infections...

 
 
 
Social media plays 'fundamental role' in women's decisions on contraceptives

SOCIAL MEDIA PLAYS 'FUNDAMENTAL ROLE' IN WOMEN'S DECISIONS ON CONTRACEPTIVES

Less than 1% of women believed solely in their physician's contraceptive advice, according to research presented at the American Society...

Earlier breast cancer screening for Black women could reduce mortality disparities

EARLIER BREAST CANCER SCREENING FOR BLACK WOMEN COULD REDUCE MORTALITY DISPARITIES

Establishing biennial mammography screening beginning at age 40 years could reduce breast cancer-associated mortality by 57% among...

 
 
 
Personalized interventions reduce chemotherapy-related toxicity among older adults

PERSONALIZED INTERVENTIONS REDUCE CHEMOTHERAPY-RELATED TOXICITY AMONG OLDER ADULTS

Use of personalized interventions significantly reduced grade 3 or higher chemotherapy-related toxicity among patients with cancer...

Guideline-recommended treatment, timely referral keys to improving HF outcomes

GUIDELINE-RECOMMENDED TREATMENT, TIMELY REFERRAL KEYS TO IMPROVING HF OUTCOMES

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of HF at any stage, as outlined in the updated universal definition of HF, is crucial to the timely...

 
 
 



Plan for Welsh NHS unveiled as country braces itself for 'hardest winter in...

Plan for Welsh NHS unveiled as country braces itself for 'hardest winter in history'

As part of the plan an extra £40m is being invested in social care to help ease the pressure on hospital beds Read more ...

Interferon treatment coupled with bone marrow transplant reduces risk of...

Researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center have identified a drug that, when given along with a bone marrow transplant, drops the risk of leukemia... Read more ...

First-in-human study of DBS for post-stroke rehabilitation shows encouraging...

Targeting the dentate nucleus with deep brain stimulation was safe and feasible for promoting post-stroke rehabilitation in a first-in-human study at Cleveland Clinic. Read more ...

Study reveals an alternative mechanism for muscle tissue repair after...

Muscle is known to regenerate through a complex process that involves several steps and relies on stem cells. Read more ...

Anglesea cliff collapses ‘with a huge boom like a mine blast'

A large section of cliff near the Great Ocean Road collapsed onto a beach after authorities closed the area weeks ago over fears that it would give way after heavy rain. Read more ...

Solar storm helps scientists pinpoint arrival of Vikings in North America...

The groundbreaking research shows that Vikings journeyed across the Atlantic Ocean hundreds of years before Christopher Columbus. Read more ...

Eddie Obeid, his son Moses, and Ian Macdonald sentenced to jail

In July, the three men were found guilty of a conspiracy where it was agreed that then-mining minister Macdonald would commit acts of misconduct for the benefit of the Obeid... Read more ...

Thousands of cancer cases undetected, adding pressure on health system

Doctors are expecting a surge in undiagnosed cancers and other neglected medical conditions as Victoria emerges from its sixth lockdown. Read more ...

The irresistible rise and occasional fall of David Williamson

The celebrated playwright's memoir is full of candour and colour. Read more ...

Trump launches new Twitter rival he's calling TRUTH Social

His new media group, which also plans to offer streaming news and entertainment, is underwritten by a mysterious Miami private funding venture. Read more ...