HEALIO LAUNCHES ONCOLOGY OVERDRIVE PODCAST

This month, Healio announced the launch of its latest podcast, Oncology Overdrive. Hosted by oncologist Shikha Jain, MD, FACP, each...

LIGHTHOUSE GUILD PROVIDES TIPS FOR PATIENTS WITH LOW VISION DURING COVID-19

The Lighthouse Guild developed some mobility guidelines for people who are blind or have low vision to help ensure their safety during...

 
 
 

SATRALIZUMAB WELL TOLERATED IN TREATMENT OF NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA SPECTRUM DISORDER

Pooled study data showed satralizumab for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder was well tolerated as monotherapy...

SOME CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS AT HIGHER RISK FOR PAIN AS ADULTS

Certain long-term childhood cancer survivors appeared more likely than their siblings who never had cancer to experience pain as adults,...

 
 
 

TOP IN HEM/ONC: ‘CHEMO BRAIN,' CLIMATE CHANGE AND CANCER

Experts spoke with Healio about ongoing research on the mechanisms behind cancer-related cognitive decline, also known as “chemo brain,”...

ED VISITS FOR SUSPECTED MI, STROKE DOWN DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Many U.S. institutions have reported significant declines in the volume of patients presenting to the ED with potential MI or stroke...

 
 
 

Q&A: HOW SHOULD PCPS APPROACH ROUTINE CHECKUPS AMID COVID-19?

Since the emergence of COVID-19 in the United States, many patients have foregone routine medical visits out of fear of being exposed...

COVID-19 DATA 'SHED LIGHT' ON RACIAL, SOCIOECONOMIC DISPARITIES IN RHEUMATIC DISEASE CARE

In light of data suggesting that COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted already disadvantaged patient populations, rheumatologists...

 
 
 

ASIAN ETHNICITY ASSOCIATED WITH ATYPICAL FEMUR FRACTURE RISK

A cohort of Asian adults were 3.4 times more likely to experience an atypical femur fracture compared with non-Asian adults, although...

MAMMOGRAPHY FOR WOMEN AGED 40 TO 49 YEARS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH, WIDELY VARIABLE COSTS

The value of routine screening mammography for women aged 40 to 49 years has been a topic of debate, particularly when weighing the...

 
 
 

PORT DELIVERY SYSTEM WITH RANIBIZUMAB MEETS PRIMARY ENDPOINT

The Port Delivery System, a permanent refillable eye implant, with ranibizumab demonstrated positive phase 3 study results as a treatment...

VISUAL FIELD, OCT OUTCOMES STABILIZE AFTER ISTENT IMPLANTATION

Both IOP and medication use were reduced and glaucoma did not progress in the majority of patients in a study looking at 5-year visual...

 
 
 

TRIPLE THERAPY INFERIOR TO TNF PLUS METHOTREXATE FOR PERSISTENCE, RA DISEASE ACTIVITY OUTCOMES

Combination therapy with TNF inhibitors plus methotrexate was significantly superior to triple therapy with methotrexate, hydroxychloroquine...

PREDIABETES NOT INDEPENDENTLY TIED TO COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AFTER STROKE

The presence of type 2 diabetes was a significant risk factor for cognitive impairment following stroke, but investigators identified...

 
 
 

EXPERTS DISCUSS STATE OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Mental health care has experienced significant changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to mental health experts who participated...

PULMONARY PATHOBIOLOGY MAY DIFFER IN COVID-19 VS. H1N1 RESPIRATORY FAILURE

Patients who died from COVID-19-associated respiratory failure had more intussusceptive angiogenesis in their lungs than those who...

 
 
 

FDA APPROVES DUPIXENT FOR ATOPIC DERMATITIS IN CHILDREN

Dupixent has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in children aged 6 to 11 years, Regeneron...

COVID-19 AND PSORIASIS TREATMENT: THE CLINICIAN'S ROLE IN NAVIGATING UNCERTAINTY

Let's start with what we currently know about COVID-19, an illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, also...

 
 
 

ASPC: TELEHEALTH, FAST RESPONSE TO CV SYMPTOMS CRUCIAL DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

During the COVID-19 pandemic, cardiologists can utilize telehealth to reach out to their patients without disruption and should encourage...

ORAL MICROBIOME OF VAPERS INDICATES HEIGHTENED RISK FOR DISEASE

Vaping may significantly change a person's oral microbiome after just a few months, potentially increasing the risk for cancer and...

 
 
 



Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Recently Twitter added a “fact check” label to President Donald Trump's tweets about the concerns surrounding mail-in voting fraud, but the social media site has failed to... Read more ...

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

The number of fatalities with lab-confirmed Covid-19 has now reached 1,307 since the outbreak began in Wales Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers Were Always Heroes

The Netflix documentary Lenox Hill may have been filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic , but if the trailer is any indication, the series will serve as a poignant reminder that... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

The UK's coronavirus contact tracing programme will finally launch at 9am, but Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted it will rely on people doing their 'civic duty', and... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control has updated its guidance on its website, warning that antibody tests for COVID-19 may be wrong up to half of the time in delivering a false... Read more ...