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Alar base reduction after rhinoplasty most useful in patients with thick skin

August 18, 2017
An alar base reduction after lateral crural repositioning and lateral crural strut graft demonstrated more utility in patients with thick skin than…
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Survey suggests partisanship doomed health care reform, public split on many ACA components

August 16, 2017
A greater Republican division on the issue of health care reform than originally thought in addition to the Democrats’ determination to not…
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State access standards did not improve accessibility to specialists

August 15, 2017
The implementation of specialty access standards by state Medicaid agencies did not result in widespread, meaningful improvements in access to…
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FDA moves slowly on required postapproval drug studies; other agency procedures scrutinized

August 15, 2017
More than 3 years passed before the efficacy of most drugs given accelerated approval by the FDA from 2009 to 2013 was validated, according to…
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Frontal, lateral facial attractiveness strongly associated

August 15, 2017
Specific facial landmarks may impact discordance between frontal and lateral facial attractiveness, according to recent findings. The current study…

AMA offers tools to help physicians implement MACRA

August 14, 2017
AMA has developed a Merit-based Incentive Payment System Action Plan that can be personalized for individual health care professionals to help them…
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Study classifies blindness in patients with hyaluronic acid filler injections

August 10, 2017
After investigating nine patients who experienced vision loss after hyaluronic acid filler injections, researchers classified blindness into four…

Novel tool seen as promising for assessment of mastectomy skin flaps

August 10, 2017
A noncontact, diffuse correlation spectroscopy device provide objective information about the viability of mastectomy skin flaps, which can allow…
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Partial Medicaid expansions under ACA pose ‘big consequences’

August 9, 2017
Just shy of 7 months into President Donald J. Trump’s presidency, there have been repeated failures to fulfill his major campaign promise to…

Trump administration committed to battling opioid crisis

August 8, 2017
Today in Bedminster, New Jersey, President Donald J. Trump held a “major briefing” with the HHS on the current opioid epidemic in the…

Medical schools evolve to prepare for opioid crisis, still ‘a long way to go’

August 8, 2017
The Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis recently issued a recommendation to President Donald J. Trump to declare a national…

Allergan reports Q2 net revenue increase

August 4, 2017
Allergan reported its second quarter 2017 operations performance, including total net revenues of $4 billion, which was a 9% increase from the same…
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Nefertiti lift associated with satisfactory outcomes for patients, investigators

August 4, 2017
The Nefertiti lift was associated with significant improvement in platysmal bands at rest and at tension, according to recent findings. Researchers…

5 pieces of social media advice for medical students

August 4, 2017
In this guest commentary, Angela Showell, social media and public affairs manager at Thomas Jefferson University and former associate

Medical marijuana uptake hinges on physician training, best practices

August 3, 2017
Since California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996, 28 states have followed suit, increasing the number of patients that…

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals closes initial public offering

August 2, 2017
Sienna Biopharmaceuticals announced the closing of its initial public offering of 4,983,333 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $15…

Sientra, Silimed reach settlement on litigation on breast implant manufacturing

August 2, 2017
A settlement agreement was reached between Sientra Inc., a medical aesthetics corporation, and Silimed-Indústria de Implantes Ltda., the…
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Tumor-to-nipple distance should not impact nipple-sparing mastectomy

August 1, 2017
A tumor-to-nipple distance as short as 1 cm is not a contraindication for nipple-sparing mastectomy, according to recent research.  The…
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Revenues surpass expenditures in majority of medical specialty boards

August 1, 2017
Although medical specialty boards — as nonprofit organizations funded by physicians —have been entrusted to match revenue and…
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Causal agents correlated with eyelid allergic dermatitis

July 28, 2017
A study investigating the causes of eyelid allergic dermatitis found a common correlation with glaucoma medications, topical cosmetics and skin care…
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