In the Journals

Botulinum toxin improves facial synkinesis symptoms

October 20, 2017
The injection of botulinum toxin into the buccinator muscle yielded improved symptoms in patients with facial synkinesis. The current prospective…

‘Scant bipartisanship’ not enough to end ‘political war over Obamacare’

October 19, 2017
Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced a bipartisan bill that will finance cost-sharing subsidy payments to health…
In the Journals

Dermatology clinical practice guideline authors failed to disclose industry relationships

October 18, 2017
Authors of three dermatology clinical practice guideline documents failed to fully disclose industry relationships, according to recent findings…

Two senators reach bipartisan deal to save health insurance subsidies

October 17, 2017
Two senators have struck a bipartisan deal to temporarily preserve subsidies for health insurance companies set to be scrapped by President Donald

California law may minimally impact drug pricing transparency

October 17, 2017
California Gov. Jerry Brown approved legislation that will require pharmaceutical companies to give the state advanced notice of, as well as justify…
In the Journals

Minimal nasolabial incision effective for nasolabial fold rehabilitation in paralysis

October 17, 2017
The minimal nasolabial incision technique demonstrated efficacy as a rehabilitation tool for the nasolabial fold in patients with facial paralysis…
In the Journals

Frail elderly patients comprise 44% of potentially preventable Medicare spending

October 17, 2017
High-cost frail elderly individuals accounted for 44% of total potentially preventable Medicare spending, despite only comprising 4% of the Medicare…

‘Right to Try’: Expanding access for terminally ill patients

October 16, 2017
As the Right to Try Act of 2017 moves from Senate approval to the House floor, the FDA continues to facilitate expanded access to investigational…
Meeting News

Novel approach improves outcomes in vaginal rejuvenation

October 16, 2017
Transcutaneous temperature-controlled radiofrequency was associated with improvements in a number of parameters in

Trump's immigration demands leave DACA recipients, children at risk

October 13, 2017
In an effort to push extensive immigration reform, President Donald J. Trump issued a letter early this week to House of Representatives and Senate

Executive order on health care promotes insurance access on a national scale

October 12, 2017
President Donald J. Trump has signed an executive order that he said would “expand choices and alternatives” to health insurance plans…
In the Journals

Three botulinum neuromodulators efficacious in facial synkinesis

October 12, 2017
AbobotulinumtoxinA, onabotulinumtoxinA and incobotulinumtoxinA were associated with similar efficacy in facial synkinesis within 4 weeks of…
In the JournalsPerspective

Medically injured patients desire to know more about prevention efforts

October 11, 2017
Although 60% of patients and family members were satisfied with communication-and-resolution programs after medical injury, their need to be heard…
In the Journals

Prolonged anesthesia duration linked to surgical complications

October 9, 2017
Among patients undergoing microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck, longer anesthesia exposure was associated with increased surgical…

Cybersecurity awareness month helps bring attention to vulnerabilities in health care

October 6, 2017
More than 200 data breaches have been reported at hospitals across the United States during the last 7 years, highlighting the increasing frequency…
Perspective

ACP: Increased Medicare Advantage transparency will reduce burdens, confusion

October 6, 2017
In a new policy paper, the American College of Physicians encouraged Medicare Advantage to increase transparency and better align plans to diminish…
In the JournalsPerspective

Communication-and-resolution programs may avert lawsuits from medical errors

October 5, 2017
Communication-and-resolution programs that encourage clinicians to explain facts and offer apologies for the medical error in patient injury cases…
FDA News

FDA approves Botox for forehead lines

October 3, 2017
Allergan announced today that the FDA has approved Botox Cosmetic for the temporary improvement of the appearance of forehead lines associated with…
In the Journals

Polidocanol plus HG outperforms HG alone in sclerosing reticular veins

October 3, 2017
Patients requiring sclerosing of reticular veins experienced better sclerotherapy outcomes with 0.2% polidocanol diluted in 70% hypertonic glucose…
In the Journals

Septal extension graft, conchal cartilage graft yield similar stability outcomes

October 3, 2017
Nasal tip plasties with the septal extension graft and double-layered conchal cartilage graft were associated with similar rates of tip projection…
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