Health Canada approves long-acting HIV treatment Cabenuva

March 20, 2020
Health Canada has approved a long-acting injectable HIV treatment that the FDA recently declined to approve. Cabenuva is a once-monthly regimen that…
Industry News

AANA cancels annual meeting amid COVID-19 concerns

March 20, 2020
The Arthroscopy Association of North America announced it will be canceling their annual meeting scheduled for May 7-9, 2020, in Grapevine, Texas…
In the Journals

Gender-concordant IDs improve mental health, reduce suicidal thoughts among transgender individuals

March 20, 2020
Access to identity documents that reflected transgender individuals’ identified gender helped to improve their mental health and reduced…
Meeting News

AACR Annual Meeting likely to be held this summer; ‘virtual’ preview planned for April

March 20, 2020
American Association for Cancer Research expects to reschedule this year’s AACR Annual Meeting for this summer. Association officials decided…
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Q&A: Is in-home child care safe during COVID-19 pandemic?

March 20, 2020
With children home from school and many parents teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic, is in-home child care a safe option? Infectious

Enrollment complete in Graybug’s phase 2b wet AMD treatment trial

March 20, 2020
The final patient has been enrolled in a phase 2b trial of Graybug Vision’s wet age-related macular degeneration treatment candidate, according…

‘Baptism by fire:’ Managing diabetes during COVID-19 in Seattle

March 20, 2020
As COVID-19 spreads across the country, the greater Seattle area has been one of the hardest hit. As of March 20, there were 1,376 confirmed cases…
Industry News

Brigham and Women’s Hospital uses multidisciplinary approach to fight opioid epidemic

March 20, 2020
Recognizing a variation of practice patterns throughout its system, hospital leaders and clinicians at Brigham and Women’s Hospital created an…
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Q&A: Recommending physical activity to patients with asthma

March 20, 2020
Although national guidelines recommend physical activity in people with asthma, few of these patients receive counseling from their health care…
In the Journals

Case series offers insight on critically ill patients with COVID-19

March 20, 2020
A research letter published in JAMA has described some of the initial characteristics and outcomes of critically ill patients with COVID-19. The…

What do GIs need to know about COVID-19? Read the week’s top stories in gastroenterology

March 20, 2020
The top story in gastroenterology last week was a Q&A with Edward V. Loftus, MD, chief medical editor of Healio Gastroenterology and Liver

BLOG: Maintain calm amid the COVID-19 pandemic

March 20, 2020
by John D. Kelly IV, MD As the COVID-19 virus sweeps the world, it is easy to become anxious and fearful. I recently learned of a close friend who…

ASRS releases guidelines to help retina practices during COVID-19 pandemic

March 20, 2020
The American Society of Retina Specialists released guidelines to help retina practices and medical personnel reduce risk and assure the health and…
In the Journals

Model identifies risk for inadequate bowel cleansing in hospitalized patients

March 20, 2020
Researchers identified factors associated with inadequate bowel cleansing and used it to develop an app for clinicians to find which patients might…
In the Journals

Improvements in screening may be linked to increase in early-stage pancreatic cancer diagnoses

March 20, 2020
Increases in the proportion of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at an earlier stage and younger age may be due to improvements in early…
In the Journals

Gait abnormalities increase when walking is paired with cognitive task for patients with CKD

March 20, 2020
Patients with chronic kidney disease experienced more gait abnormalities when walking and talking compared with when doing one of these tasks alone…
In the Journals

COVID-19 concerns may prompt patients with STEMI to delay seeking care

March 20, 2020
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong, patients with STEMI have been delaying first medical contact, perhaps because of reluctance to…
In the Journals

Shorter neoadjuvant radiotherapy regimen effective, safe in soft tissue sarcoma

March 20, 2020
A 5-day regimen of neoadjuvant radiotherapy appeared as effective and safe as the conventional 5-week regimen for patients with soft tissue sarcoma…
Meeting News

Robotic-arm assisted TKA may offer benefit vs non-robotic assistance

March 20, 2020
PHOENIX — Use of a robotic arm during total knee arthroplasty indicated a small improvement compared to TKA performed with non-robotic arm…

Richard Fugo, creator of Fugo blade, dies

March 20, 2020
Richard J. Fugo, MD, the inventor of the Fugo blade, also known as the plasma blade, died on March 14. Fugo owned and operated the Fugo Eye…