Patients, physicians share decision-making when choosing RA therapy

PATIENTS, PHYSICIANS SHARE DECISION-MAKING WHEN CHOOSING RA THERAPY

Most patients with rheumatoid arthritis were involved in conversations about treatment decisions with their rheumatologist, according...

Abbott survey of patients, clinicians identifies barriers to optimized CV care

ABBOTT SURVEY OF PATIENTS, CLINICIANS IDENTIFIES BARRIERS TO OPTIMIZED CV CARE

Abbott released a white paper outlining the findings of its global market research initiative, Beyond Intervention, designed to assess...

 
 
 
10 recent reports from The Liver Meeting Digital Experience

10 RECENT REPORTS FROM THE LIVER MEETING DIGITAL EXPERIENCE

Healio Gastroenterology and Hepatology presents the following report on highlights from The Liver Meeting Digital Experience. Presented...

VIDEO: Official reviews upcoming activities at Ace Vision Group

VIDEO: OFFICIAL REVIEWS UPCOMING ACTIVITIES AT ACE VISION GROUP

NEW ORLEANS - In this Healio Video Perspective from the Eyecelerator meeting, AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD, founder and CEO of Ace Vision...

 
 
 
Smith & Nephew announces new cementless total knee system

SMITH & NEPHEW ANNOUNCES NEW CEMENTLESS TOTAL KNEE SYSTEM

Smith & Nephew has introduced its Legion Conceloc Cementless Total Knee System and the first completed surgical procedures with the...

Roswell Park appoints chair in gynecologic oncology

ROSWELL PARK APPOINTS CHAIR IN GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY

Emese Zsiros, MD, PhD, has been promoted to lead the department of gynecologic oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Zsiros,...

 
 
 
Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients with RA

RITUXIMAB INCREASED ODDS OF COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATION VS. DMARDS FOR PATIENTS WITH RA

Baseline use of rituximab compared with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs was associated with worse COVID-19...

In Africa, infections rise whereas COVID-19 severity remains low

IN AFRICA, INFECTIONS RISE WHEREAS COVID-19 SEVERITY REMAINS LOW

Screening in Mali, where 60% of people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, found no difference in the rates of respiratory or gastrointestinal...

 
 
 
MIS-C cases more severe in second wave, study finds

MIS-C CASES MORE SEVERE IN SECOND WAVE, STUDY FINDS

Patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children experienced more severe illness during a second wave of cases compared...

Female sex predictive of nausea, alopecia in patients with RA starting methotrexate

FEMALE SEX PREDICTIVE OF NAUSEA, ALOPECIA IN PATIENTS WITH RA STARTING METHOTREXATE

Female sex was identified as a baseline predictor of increased odds of both nausea and alopecia in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...

 
 
 
Wastewater-based COVID-19 surveillance offers low-cost, rapid testing for African nations

WASTEWATER-BASED COVID-19 SURVEILLANCE OFFERS LOW-COST, RAPID TESTING FOR AFRICAN NATIONS

Wastewater-based surveillance for COVID-19 was shown to be effective and feasible in low-resource settings, according to data presented...

Top in rheumatology: Tavneos vs. prednisone, biology of MIS-C

TOP IN RHEUMATOLOGY: TAVNEOS VS. PREDNISONE, BIOLOGY OF MIS-C

In a randomized, double-blind, controlled study, Tavneos showed a significantly greater increase in glomerular filtration rate compared...

 
 
 
Risk for venous thromboembolism in patients with RA considered when starting new therapy

RISK FOR VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM IN PATIENTS WITH RA CONSIDERED WHEN STARTING NEW THERAPY

A 2019 European Medicines Agency warning that tofacitinib could increase risk for venous thromboembolism in patients with rheumatoid...

Top in hem/onc: Survival benefits of cancer drugs, updates in colorectal cancer screening

TOP IN HEM/ONC: SURVIVAL BENEFITS OF CANCER DRUGS, UPDATES IN COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING

A recent study showed that most cancer therapies tested in phase 3 trials lack survival benefits, prompting researchers to advocate...

 
 
 
Study reveals potential risk factors for lobar ICH in cerebral amyloid angiopathy

STUDY REVEALS POTENTIAL RISK FACTORS FOR LOBAR ICH IN CEREBRAL AMYLOID ANGIOPATHY

Antithrombotic use after a transient focal neurological episode, as well as motor forms of these episodes, increased risk for lobar...

Cemented, cementless TKR have equivalent 10-year implant survival rates

CEMENTED, CEMENTLESS TKR HAVE EQUIVALENT 10-YEAR IMPLANT SURVIVAL RATES

Both cemented and cementless total knee replacements have 10-year implant survivorship rates of greater than 95%, while cementless...

 
 
 
Peer-delivered CBT may reduce symptoms of postpartum depression, anxiety

PEER-DELIVERED CBT MAY REDUCE SYMPTOMS OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, ANXIETY

Cognitive behavioral therapy for postpartum depression delivered by women who have experienced it improved symptoms of this disorder...

VIDEO: ‘Excellent data' on investigational microbiome therapy for recurrent C. difficile

VIDEO: ‘EXCELLENT DATA' ON INVESTIGATIONAL MICROBIOME THERAPY FOR RECURRENT C. DIFFICILE

In this video, C. Jonathan D. Foster, DO, FACOI, discusses results from the PRISM3 trial assessing CP101, an investigational microbiome...

 
 
 
VIDEO: Examining yield of H. pylori biopsies after negative tests

VIDEO: EXAMINING YIELD OF H. PYLORI BIOPSIES AFTER NEGATIVE TESTS

C. Jonathan D. Foster, DO, FACOI, spoke with Healio about the utility of repeat Helicobacter pylori biopsies in patients with previously...

VIDEO: Vonoprazan-based therapy promising for H. pylori eradication

VIDEO: VONOPRAZAN-BASED THERAPY PROMISING FOR H. PYLORI ERADICATION

In this video, C. Jonathan D. Foster, DO, FACOI, discussed a study on the use of vonoprazan-based regimens for the treatment of Helicobacter...

 
 
 



Valneva vaccines cancelled by UK just TWO MONTHS ago could be key to beating...

Valneva vaccines cancelled by UK just TWO MONTHS ago could be key to beating Omicron strain

Jabs produced by French firm Valneva could have an advantage over the 'monster' Botswana strain, experts have suggested. The UK cancelled a 100 million dose contract with the... Read more ...

Ten OMICRON "variant" predictions for 2022 and beyond. globalist...

Ten OMICRON "variant" predictions for 2022 and beyond. globalist authoritarian playbook stripped naked

The omicron “variant” media hysteria is pure fiction. It's nothing but a 1984-style Orwellian psychological terrorism operation that has been engineered to keep the populations... Read more ...

COVID-19 vaccines will kill people while making their underlying conditions...

COVID-19 vaccines will kill people while making their underlying conditions appear to be the cause, prominent doctor warns

A prominent South African doctor who played a key role in developing early treatments for COVID-19 has said that the current vaccine campaigns have one purpose: to “control and... Read more ...

Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients...

Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients with RA

Baseline use of rituximab compared with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs was associated with worse COVID-19 outcomes in patients with rheumatoid... Read more ...

Countries Need to be Vigilant About Omicron COVID Variant: WHO

Countries Need to be Vigilant About Omicron COVID Variant: WHO

Countries in the South-East Asia region need to scale up surveillance, strengthen public health and social measures, and enhance vaccination coverage as a new variant of COVID... Read more ...

World Health Organization Classifies B.1.1.529 as 'Variant of Concern' Named...

World Health Organization Classifies B.1.1.529 as 'Variant of Concern' Named Omicron

The new COVID variant detected in southern Africa has been classified by the World Health Organisation as the 'Variant of Concern' following the Technical Advisory Group meeting. Read more ...

How to Identify COVID-19 Infected Patients at the Risk of Dying?

How to Identify COVID-19 Infected Patients at the Risk of Dying?

A statistical model developed by researchers uses a blood biomarker to identify infected patients who are most at risk of dying of COVID-19. Read more ...

New Covid Variant in South Africa Affects People Under 25

New Covid Variant in South Africa Affects People Under 25

New Covid-19 variant found in South Africa could be widely circulating in the country. Young people have to take the utmost precautions to be safe from the virus. Read more ...

New COVID Variant of ‘Concern' Drives U.S. Travel Bans

New COVID Variant of ‘Concern' Drives U.S. Travel Bans

The World Health Organization on Friday classified a new COVID-19 variant from South Africa as a “variant of concern,” which means it could be more contagious, cause more... Read more ...

What Wales' health experts are saying about the new Covid variant named...

What Wales' health experts are saying about the new Covid variant named 'Omicron'

The B.1.1.529 variant is understood to be highly infectious and more resistant to vaccines Read more ...