LESS-INTENSIVE TREATMENT REGIMEN EFFECTIVE FOR CERTAIN CHILDREN WITH B-CELL ALL

An antimetabolite-based regimen with low myelosuppressive activity may be capable of eradicating a subset of pediatric B-cell acute...

NCI AWARDS $8.3 MILLION FOR RESEARCH INTO PREVENTION OF HPV-RELATED CANCERS

The NCI awarded a 5-year, $8.3 million research grant to Weill Cornell Medicine, Moffitt Cancer Center and Universidade de Sao Paulo...

 
 
 

TIBIAL TUBERCLE MORE POSTERIORLY POSITIONED IN PATIENTS WITH PATELLAR CARTILAGE LESIONS VS. INTACT CARTILAGE

New data showed the tibial tubercle was more posteriorly positioned in patients with patellar cartilage lesions compared with patients...

VIDEO: SURGEON SHARES EXPERIENCE WITH INVELTYS IN CATARACT SURGERY

ORLANDO - At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, P. Dee Stephenson, MD, discusses her clinical experience with Inveltys (loteprednol...

 
 
 

MONITORING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY VIA IMPLANTABLE DEVICE MAY PREDICT HF HOSPITALIZATION, DEATH

Remote monitoring using implantable devices to measure daily physical activity proved efficacious in identifying patients with HF who...

EFFECTS OF ENDOCRINE-DISRUPTING CHEMICALS EXTEND TO OBESITY, OSTEOPOROSIS, IQ AND BEYOND

Although causality is difficult to prove definitively, mounting evidence suggests adverse health consequences of endocrine-disrupting...

 
 
 

AS SHORTAGE LOOMS, TELE-RHEUMATOLOGY OFFERS SOLUTIONS, NOVEL LEGAL RISKS

MAUI, Hawaii - As patient demand for care continues to outpace the available rheumatology workforce in the U.S., the use of telemedicine...

TRIVALENT AND QUADRIVALENT VACCINES OFFER SIMILAR PROTECTION AGAINST FLU B ILLNESS

Trivalent and quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccines offered similar protection against influenza B illness during four recent...

 
 
 

MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST TO RECEIVE AWARD FOR CANCER DRUG DEVELOPMENT

European Society for Medical Oncology will present Lillian L. Siu, MD, FRCPC, with the TAT 2020 Honorary Award. The award recognizes...

7 RECENT REPORTS ON INTERVENTIONAL ENDOSCOPY

Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease presents the following reports on the most recent research in endoscopy. These reports review...

 
 
 

NOVEL ONCE-DAILY PILL REDUCES HBA1C IN TYPE 1 DIABETES

An investigational, once-daily pill added to optimized insulin therapy was shown to reduce HbA1c among adults with type 1 diabetes...

PROXIMITY TO SPECIALIZED CENTERS MAY PREDICT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE MORTALITY

The risk for congenital heart disease-related infant mortality was higher when mothers lived farther from specialized pediatric cardiac...

 
 
 

VIDEO: CAL ROBERTS DISCUSSES MOVE FROM BAUSCH TO LIGHTHOUSE GUILD

ORLANDO - At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Calvin Roberts, MD, discusses his decision to step down from his role as senior...

ZIMMER BIOMET EXPECTS FINANCIAL GROWTH TO CONTINUE IN 2020

Zimmer Biomet announced its fourth quarter and year 2019 ended with increases in net sales and earnings, and it predicted its financial...

 
 
 

DIAGNOSING, MANAGING CHRONIC OSTEOMYELITIS COMES WITH CHALLENGES

MAUI, Hawaii - Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis may now be referred to as chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis and can present...

ADDING A FELLOW TO PRACTICE ADDS EFFICIENCY AND INVIGORATES THE SURGEON

ORLANDO - Setting up a refractive fellowship in his practice not only created more efficiency at work but also was “the most rewarding...

 
 
 

VIDEO: ROMEO REFLECTS ON 40 YEARS OF TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

KOLOA, Hawaii - In commenting on 40 years of developments in the orthopedic specialty, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, discussed advancements...

CONSIDER ENTIRE PATIENT IN SALVAGE, AMPUTATION DECISIONS

Upper extremity injuries are one of the most common presented in the ED, accounting for 20% to 40% of injuries, according to a report...

 
 
 

HOW DO POST-TRAUMATIC AMPUTATION CONSIDERATIONS DIFFER FOR THE UPPER AND LOWER EXTREMITIES?

SEX MATTERS FOR ORTHOPEDIC STUDIES

In the 1970s, American psychologists defined clear differences in the definition of gender vs. sex. The term “gender” was introduced...

 
 
 



Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Is too much sitting bad for your heart? Yes, sitting for long periods can put aging women at a higher risk of developing heart disease. So, sit less and move more to boost your... Read more ...

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

New study discovers cancer stem cells responsible for the most common form of kidney cancer: clear cell renal cell carcinoma, or ccRCC. Read more ...

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

New study finds that state-level incidence rates for UV-attributable melanoma ranged from 15 cases per 100,000 in Alaska to 65 cases per 100,000 in Hawaii. Read more ...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially cross-infected passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship will be released and allowed to take commercial flights anywhere in the world

World health authorities are about to commit a gross error that could literally end up costing millions of lives. So far, 355 passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship... Read more ...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus pandemic

The Joint Chiefs of Staff has issued an executive order calling on the United States Northern Command to start preparing for a full-blown pandemic of the Wuhan coronavirus here... Read more ...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative stress? Study explains

Lindera glauca is a medicinal shrub with a variety of uses. Besides being an excellent condiment and food flavoring, L. glauca is also used in the manufacturing industry and in... Read more ...

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

A new set of evidence-based recommendations for the management of liver failure is presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress. It assembles recommendations for critical... Read more ...

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

According to a recent study by Penn State researchers, Green tea extract combined with exercise, reduces fatty liver disease in mice. Read more ...

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

A recent Yale study confirms something that has long been suspected -air pollution's small particles can play a role in severe heart disease. Read more ...

An Ode to Cold Showers

An Ode to Cold Showers

Luci Gutiérrez Here's what used to happen. I'd wake up, smoldering and sighing, reel out of bed and into the kitchen, and put the kettle on. Then I'd think: Well, now what?... Read more ...