Top Story

White House to request $1.8 billion from Congress to battle Zika virus

February 8, 2016

The White House announced in a statement today that it will request $1.8 billion from Congress for domestic and international emergency funding to combat Zika virus.  

The administration’s proposed funds will build upon and support ongoing preparedness efforts such as the implementation of mosquito control programs; vaccine research and diagnostic development; educating health care providers, pregnant women and their partners; improving health services for low-income pregnant women; and enhancing surveillance.  

In the Journals

Low incidence of incision scars reported in Asian patients undergoing open rhinoplasty

February 8, 2016
Open rhinoplasty resulted in a low incidence of problematic scars among Asian patients, according to study results recently published in JAMA Facial Plastic
In the JournalsPerspective

Few infants born to mothers with HCV in Philadelphia undergo testing

February 8, 2016
More than 80% of infants born to mothers with HCV go untested for vertical transmission in the Philadelphia area, according to recent research in Clinical Infectious
Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Expert discusses algorithmic approach to SFA intervention

February 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — In this video, Gary M. Ansel, MD, interventional cardiologist at OhioHealth Heart and Vascular Physicians, presents a look at the interventions…
In the Journals

ACP: CBT, second-generation antidepressants 'similarly effective' for major depressive disorder

February 8, 2016
The American College of Physicians has released evidence-based clinical practice guidelines regarding the treatment of adults with major depressive disorder.Their…
More News Headlines »
CME

The Patient with Severe Leukocytosis

No commercial support for this activity.

Currently five tyrosine kinase inhibitors are available for use in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)…
More »
Original Article

Cytopathological Evaluation of Ocular Surface and Needle Washings Following Intravitreal Melphalan Injections for Retinoblastoma

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, February 4, 2016
There is concern that injections into eyes with retinoblastoma are dangerous and allow tumor escapement. This study…
More »
Featured
Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Promising results from 3-year data on microshunt for glaucoma treatment

February 8, 2016
More »
morganatic-roan