In the Journals

Anatomic distal radius fracture restoration not linked with improved subjective outcomes

January 22, 2020
Twelve months after treatment, there was no correlation between precise restoration of the wrist anatomy and better patient-reported outcomes in…
In the Journals

CRC surveillance may be unnecessary after polypectomy in some patients

January 22, 2020
Patients at low and intermediate risk for colorectal cancer may not require postpolypectomy surveillance, according to research published in…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Sociodemographic factors may influence survival among young adults with colorectal cancer

January 22, 2020
Young adults with colorectal cancer who resided in areas with the lowest incomes and high school graduation rates had a 24% increased risk for death…
In the Journals

In Tennessee, 2% of providers write 25% of pediatric antibiotic prescriptions

January 22, 2020
Less than 2% of health care providers account for 25% of all pediatric antibiotic prescriptions in Tennessee, according to a study published in…
In the Journals

Rising HbA1c levels contribute to CV event risk in diabetes, CAD

January 22, 2020
The longitudinal increase of HbA1c was found to be independently associated with elevated incidence of CV events for patients with diabetes and…
Feature

New diabetes guideline reflects change in glucose therapy considerations

January 22, 2020
The American Diabetes Association recently published its 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. Perhaps one of the most important updates in the…
In the Journals

Default EMR settings improve opioid prescribing practices

January 22, 2020
Default electronic medical record settings for opioid dispense quantities positively influenced prescriptions at ED discharge, according to a study…
In the Journals

AI outperforms clinicians for predicting pulmonary to systemic flow ratio in congenital heart disease

January 22, 2020
Artificial intelligence-based analysis of chest X-rays was able to successfully predict the pulmonary to systemic flow ratio in patients with…
In the Journals

BP variability in young adults may predict midlife CVD, all-cause mortality

January 22, 2020
Measurements of visit-to-visit BP variability may be used to identify young adults who are at increased risk for CVD and all-cause mortality at…
Pharmacology Consult

Cefiderocol: A novel siderophore cephalosporin for MDR gram-negative infections

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Leah Molloy, PharmD
Multidrug-resistant (MDR) gram-negative bacteria continue to present an important threat to public health, and a long-stagnating antibiotic pipeline…
Eye on ID

Triple E: A severe zoonotic disease

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Donald Kaye, MD, MACP; Thomas M. Yuill, PhD
Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, is a serious disease of horses and, rarely, humans. However, there was an unusual and dramatic increase in human…
Hooked on ID

Hooked on ID with Aaron E. Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Some decisions in life are quite difficult and complex; others come more easily and naturally. For me, the latter was the case with my decision to…
At Issue

What is the ‘new HIV’?

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Data indicate that fewer medical students and fellows are joining the HIV workforce, perhaps under the impression that HIV is no longer the exciting
Cover Story

Push to end HIV epidemic in US complicated by ‘brain drain’

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Fewer medical trainees are entering the field of HIV, leaving a shortage in the workforce that is likely to get worse, experts said. The trend…

Top stories in endocrinology: FDA warns of cancer risk with obesity drug, Lilly to offer half-price generic insulin

January 22, 2020
The FDA issued a safety alert for the weight-loss drug lorcaserin after results from a clinical trial showed it caused a possible increase in cancer…

Novel antisense drug for triglyceride reduction shows positive top-line results

January 22, 2020
Akcea Therapeutics and Ionis Pharmaceuticals announced that a phase 2 study of AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx for the treatment of patients with…
Meeting News

Pharmacogenetic testing may inform pain management after surgery

January 22, 2020
ORLANDO — Pharmacogenetic testing may determine which patients will respond well to conventional drugs or who may need alternative drugs during…
Meeting News

Atezolizumab-bevacizumab combination delays quality-of-life deterioration in hepatocellular carcinoma

January 22, 2020
Atezolizumab in combination with bevacizumab delayed time to deterioration of quality of life, physical functioning and role functioning compared…

Diabetes educator organization rebrands with new name: ADCES

January 22, 2020
The former American Association of Diabetes Educators is now the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, or ADCES, part of a larger…

CooperVision announces myopia management program

January 22, 2020
CooperVision introduced the Brilliant Futures Myopia Management Program to create a new standard of care for children with myopia, as the company…