PENN PROGRAM ADDRESSES ‘BARRIERS AND BIAS' UNIQUE TO WOMEN IN ONCOLOGY

PHILADELPHIA - More than 40% of U.S. medical students and physicians-in-training over the past 2 decades have been female. However,...

SHORT SLEEP MAY WORSEN BONE HEALTH FOR WOMEN

Postmenopausal women who report sleeping less than 5 hours per night are more likely to develop low bone mineral density at all major...

 
 
 

FATIGUE, GASTROINTESTINAL ISSUES TOP COMPLAINTS AMONG PATIENTS TAKING METHOTREXATE

ATLANTA - Fatigue and gastrointestinal complaints were the most common patient-reported adverse events associated with methotrexate...

REPEAT RITUXIMAB SUPERIOR TO AZATHIOPRINE FOR PREVENTING RELAPSE IN ANCA-ASSOCIATED VASCULITIS

ATLANTA - Treatment with repeat doses of rituximab is superior to daily azathioprine for preventing relapse among patients with ANCA-associated...

 
 
 

STUDY IDENTIFIES MARKERS FOR PNEUMONIA COMPLICATIONS

Researchers have found three microRNAs that may predict respiratory failure and sepsis among patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Francisco...

ENTASIS ENROLLS FIRST PATIENT IN PHASE 3 TRIAL OF GONORRHEA TREATMENT

WASHINGTON - Entasis Therapeutics announced at the World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress that it has enrolled the first patient...

 
 
 

EUROPE UNION CONDITIONALLY APPROVES MERCK'S EBOLA VACCINE, ERVEBO

The European Commission granted conditional approval to Ervebo, Merck's investigational Ebola virus vaccine, which has been used widely...

GENETIC VARIATION FOR PRIMARY OPEN-ANGLE GLAUCOMA FOUND IN THOSE WITH AFRICAN ANCESTRY

Primary open-angle glaucoma may be associated with a genetic variation in individuals with African ancestry, a study found. The multicenter...

 
 
 

JULIA HALLER, MD, SEES OPPORTUNITY TO ADVOCATE FOR OPHTHALMOLOGY AS NEW MEMBER OF NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICINE

Wills Eye Hospital's Ophthalmologist-in-Chief Julia Haller, MD, was recently selected to be one of 100 new members of the National...

FDA GRANTS PRIORITY REVIEW, BREAKTHROUGH THERAPY DESIGNATION TO OPDIVO-YERVOY COMBINATION FOR HCC

The FDA granted the combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab priority review and breakthrough therapy designation for the treatment...

 
 
 

LIPID LEVELS DECREASED SINCE PUBLICATION OF 2013 CHOLESTEROL GUIDELINES

Lipid and lipoprotein levels have declined since the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines...

EXPERTS DEBATE BEST APPROACH TO TYPE 2 DIABETES IN OBESITY

LAS VEGAS - When an individual has obesity with type 2 diabetes, the treating clinician should first focus on lowering blood glucose...

 
 
 

FDA ISSUES COMPLETE RESPONSE LETTER FOR NEW ORAL TESTOSTERONE FORMULATION

The FDA has issued a complete response letter regarding a new drug application for an oral formulation of testosterone undecanoate,...

DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS DIFFER AMONG YOUTHS WITH TYPE 1, TYPE 2 DIABETES

The factors associated with increased depressive symptoms among youths with diabetes vary based on diabetes type, according to findings...

 
 
 

GUSELKUMAB EFFICACIOUS FOR JOINT, SKIN SYMPTOMS, PHYSICAL FUNCTION IN PSA

ATLANTA - Guselkumab, administered either every 4 or 8 weeks, is efficacious for joint and skin symptoms, as well as physical function...

PRP IMPROVES HAIR DENSITY IN WOMEN, TOP FIVE STORIES IN DERMATOLOGY

In the most popular Healio Dermatology story last week, mean hair density and hair caliber improved in a group of 30 women with androgenetic...

 
 
 

AF PREVALENCE ELEVATED IN WOMEN WITH FEWER REPRODUCTIVE YEARS

Women with fewer total reproductive years may experience elevated risk for atrial fibrillation and subsequent ischemic stroke, according...

TOP STORIES IN CARDIOLOGY: FDA WARNS ABOUT BIOTIN, INSOMNIA SYMPTOMS INCREASE CVD RISK

The FDA's announcement to remind the public that biotin, or vitamin B7, can interfere with diagnostic tests and cause false results...

 
 
 

BACTERIAL INFECTION DURING PREGNANCY ASSOCIATED WITH PSYCHOSIS IN OFFSPRING

Maternal bacterial infection during pregnancy is associated with a significantly higher risk for psychotic disorders in offspring depending...

AI IDENTIFIES PATHOGENESIS PATHWAYS, RISK FOR CROHN'S DISEASE

AVA,Dx, a machine learning method for risk prediction of Crohn's disease, revealed new potential CD genes and accurately identified...

 
 
 



Link Between Middle-aged Muscle Mass and Future Heart Disease Risk

Link Between Middle-aged Muscle Mass and Future Heart Disease Risk

Maintaining muscle tissue volume may help to ward off heart attack/stroke at least in men, stated new study. Read more ...

Poor Sleep May Up Heart Disease Risk

Poor Sleep May Up Heart Disease Risk

Chronic sleep deprivation can increase the rate of biological aging and also increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Therefore, sleeping for more than seven... Read more ...

Urinary Incontinence: Simple, Easy Options That Don't Require Surgery Revealed

Urinary Incontinence: Simple, Easy Options That Don't Require Surgery Revealed

Pelvic floor exercises such as Kegels can be effective for stress incontinence and urgency incontinence, said study. Read more ...

CNN, ABC News ignore the Epstein cover-up. lying fake news media hides...

CNN, ABC News ignore the Epstein cover-up. lying fake news media hides everything from its own viewers in order to protect the Clintons

We don't do “conspiracy theory” stories around here unless, of course, they involve actual conspiracies - that is, two or more people or entities getting together to influence... Read more ...

Staying muscly 'could ward off heart disease in middle-aged men'

Staying muscly 'could ward off heart disease in middle-aged men'

Researchers in Australia followed more than 500 men over 45 for ten years. The muscleiest were up to 81 per cent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke than the least... Read more ...

Obesity and smaller brains: High body fat can reduce brain volume, warn experts

Obesity and smaller brains: High body fat can reduce brain volume, warn experts

Excessive accumulation of body fat has been associated with many adverse health effects like increased heart disease risk and Type 2 diabetes. Recent evidence suggests that it... Read more ...

The New Netflix Rom-Com ‘Let It Snow' Is Everything You Need This Holiday Season

The New Netflix Rom-Com ‘Let It Snow' Is Everything You Need This Holiday Season

‘Let It Snow' is giving people all the feels we need during the holidays If you've not yet seen the Netflix holiday film Let It Snow may I be the first to suggest you drop... Read more ...

Trump Administration Wants to Raise Age to Buy E-Cigs to 21

Trump Administration Wants to Raise Age to Buy E-Cigs to 21

The White House's proposed move is not the first in the United States: About a third of states have already raised their sales age to 21. But federal law still puts the age at 18. Read more ...

WW Just Launched 3 New Weight-Loss Plans With More Choices and Less Hunger

WW Just Launched 3 New Weight-Loss Plans With More Choices and Less Hunger

WW has just unveiled the myWW program , which comprises three customized weight-loss plans - Green, Blue, or Purple - just in time for people trying to lose weight for the... Read more ...

Parents, Beware The Dangers Of TikTok

Parents, Beware The Dangers Of TikTok

At first, TikTok was cute. My 11-year-old was one of the last to get the app in our town. It was adorable watching her practice and master so many new dances. I wondered what... Read more ...