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Researcher looks at relationship between atopic dermatitis, obesity and cardiovascular disease

March 30, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses studies examining cardiovascular risk in atopic dermatitis that he reviewed at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting.

 “Both children and adults with atopic dermatitis are at higher risk for obesity and cardiovascular disease” Silverberg, assistant professor of dermatology, medical social sciences and preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine,  told Healio.com/Dermatology. “It is a comorbidity that we need to be cognizant of and address in clinical practice.”

FDA News

FDA: Use of TAVR system expanded to include aortic valve-in-valve replacement

March 30, 2015
The FDA has expanded the approved use of the CoreValve system to include aortic valve-in-valve replacement, according to an agency press release.The new approval expands…
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Portable retinal imaging system now available

March 30, 2015
NEW YORK – The D-Eye, a device that attaches to a smartphone to record high-resolution images and video of the posterior segment, was introduced here at Vision…
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Vmax launches space-saving refractor

March 30, 2015
NEW YORK – Vmax Vision Inc. introduced the Perfectus, a combination wavefront autorefractor and subjective refractor in a space-saving instrument, here at Vision…
In the Journals

Consumption of fast food among children significantly decreased since 2003

March 30, 2015
Energy intake from burger, pizza and chicken fast food restaurants significantly decreased among children from 2003 to 2010, according to study findings in JAMA
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Challenges and Solutions in Retinal Vascular Disease: Pigment Epithelial Detachment and Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema

Challenges and Solutions in Retinal Vascular Disease: Pigment Epithelial Detachment and Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

With anti-VEGF therapy well-established as front-line therapy in the management of age-related macular degeneration and…
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An Athletic Adolescent Girl with Proteinuria and Hypertension

Pediatric Annals, March 2015, Volume 44 Issue 3
An 18-year-old athletic adolescent presents with hypertension found during a routine screening. Her prior history…
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Tina Alster, MD: ATX-101 effective at removing submental fat

March 30, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO – In this video, Tina Alster, MD, director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser…
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