Meeting News

Emphasize patient adherence, dietary patterns in recommending diets for patients with diabetes

December 13, 2018
CHICAGO — While diets that emphasize increasing or decreasing a single nutrient class, such as high-carbohydrate or low-fat diets, are trending…
Meeting News

Phase 3 data support etanercept monotherapy for PsA

December 13, 2018
CHICAGO — Phase 3 data from the SEAM-PsA study presented at the ACR/ARHP 2018 Annual Meeting showed that etanercept alone or in combination…
In the Journals

Dialysis reimbursement policies poor, lead to high health care costs worldwide

December 13, 2018
Government reimbursement for hemodialysis and PD is inadequate to treat all patients with ESKD in low- and middle-income countries and programs to…
Meeting News

Allogeneic stem cell transplant induces long-term responses in follicular lymphoma

December 13, 2018
Nonmyeloablative allogeneic stem cell transplant results in complete responses that last for up to a decade among patients with relapsed follicular…
In the Journals

Rate of bloodstream infections among US kids stabilizes

December 13, 2018
Bloodstream infection rates have remained relatively consistent in the United States over the past decade, with most acquired in the community…
Meeting News

Combination treatment with rituximab demonstrates ‘excellent’ results as induction therapy

December 13, 2018
Induction therapy with rituximab and bendamustine followed by rituximab plus high-dose cytarabine and then an autologous stem cell transplant…

New advances in detecting, managing menopause: What PCPs need to know

December 13, 2018
Menopause occurs at an average age of 51 years for most women in the United States, according to Mayo Clinic. However, about 5% of women younger than…
Meeting News

IBD therapy horizon consists of new agents, improved applications

December 13, 2018
ORLANDO — Brian G. Feagan, MD, FACG, from the Robarts Research Institute at the University of Western Ontario, discussed current anti-TNF…
In the Journals

Dementia incidence increased 117% globally from 1990 to 2016

December 13, 2018
The incidence of dementia increased by 117% between 1990 and 2016, according to data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors…
In the Journals Plus

Point-of-care test differentiates Ebola from similar diseases in 30 minutes

December 13, 2018
Researchers have developed a 30-minute, portable diagnostic test that distinguishes Ebola virus infections from other endemic diseases with similar…

New first of its kind medication to treat hot flashes: What PCPs need to know

December 13, 2018
While menopause is a natural process of aging, some of its symptoms, such as hot flashes, may affect women’s well-being, according to Mayo…
In the Journals

FMT restores microbial diversity post-antibiotics in patients with cirrhosis

December 13, 2018
Fecal microbial transplant restored antibiotic-associated disruption in microbial diversity and function among a cohort of patients with advanced…
FDA News

FDA grants fast track status to baricitinib development for SLE

December 13, 2018
The FDA granted fast track designation to baricitinib for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, according to the drug’s manufacturer…

H. pylori drug achieves positive results in phase 3 study

December 13, 2018
Talicia, a novel drug for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori, achieved positive top-line results in a phase 3 study, according to a press release…
In the JournalsPerspective

Nicotine mouth spray safe, effective smoking cessation option

December 13, 2018
A nicotine mouth spray provided a safe and effective smoking cessation option for smokers motivated to quit, even in naturalistic settings and…

Top stories in hematology/oncology: Highlights from San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition

December 13, 2018
Healio’s live coverage of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in San…
In the Journals

Increased peak oxygen uptake may benefit in lowering CHD risk

December 13, 2018
An increase in peak oxygen uptake, or VO2, may have substantial benefits in reducing the burden of CHD, according to findings published in the…
In the Journals

Low birth weight related to type 2 diabetes, CVD

December 13, 2018
Birth weight is associated with risk for type 2 diabetes and CVD in a J-shaped manner, and is more pronounced among women, according to findings…

WHO, UNICEF: ‘Far from our goal of reducing newborn deaths’

December 13, 2018
Thirty million infants are born prematurely around the world, according to a report issued by a global coalition that includes WHO, UNICEF and other…

CDC: Most overdose deaths involved fentanyl in 2016

December 13, 2018
A report from the CDC found that the most frequently mentioned drugs relating to overdose death in the U.S. from 2011 to 2016 varied over time and by…