In the Journals

Antidepressant use linked to slightly increased risk for subdural hematoma

November 11, 2019
Use of selective and nonselective serotonin reuptake inhibitors appeared associated with a small increased risk for subdural hematoma, according to…
In the Journals

Depression symptoms differ among youths with type 1, type 2 diabetes

November 11, 2019
The factors associated with increased depressive symptoms among youths with diabetes vary based on diabetes type, according to findings published in…
Meeting News

Multimodal intervention reduces opioid use in hospitalized patients with IBD

November 11, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — A series of interventions promoting guidance and appropriate therapy for pain management significantly reduced opioid use among…

Top stories in cardiology: FDA warns about biotin, insomnia symptoms increase CVD risk

November 11, 2019
The FDA’s announcement to remind the public that biotin, or vitamin B7, can interfere with diagnostic tests and cause false results was the top…
Meeting News

New HCV infection less common in MSM initiating PrEP

November 11, 2019
BOSTON — New incidences of hepatitis C virus infection among men who have sex with men, or MSM, who are actively using pre-exposure prophylaxis…
In the JournalsPerspective

Lipid levels decreased since publication of 2013 cholesterol guidelines

November 11, 2019
Lipid and lipoprotein levels have declined since the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines were…
In the Journals

Genetic variation for primary open-angle glaucoma found in those with African ancestry

November 11, 2019
Primary open-angle glaucoma may be associated with a genetic variation in individuals with African ancestry, a study found. The multicenter…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Shorter duration Mavyret safe, effective in all HCV genotypes

November 11, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Robert S. Brown Jr., MD, MPH, of Weill Cornell Medical College, discusses the…
Meeting News

AAHKS Women in Arthroplasty Committee addresses diversity, mentorship

November 11, 2019
DALLAS — Two events held here helped showcase the goals of the new Women in Arthroplasty Committee of the American Association of Hip and Knee…
In the Journals

Researchers identify significant lack of funding for pediatric firearm injury studies

November 11, 2019
Research focused on firearm-related injuries receives significantly less federal funding compared with other top causes of pediatric and adolescent…
FDA News

FDA grants priority review, breakthrough therapy designation to Opdivo-Yervoy combination for HCC

November 11, 2019
The FDA granted the combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab priority review and breakthrough therapy designation for the treatment of patients with…
Meeting News

Risk for death after coronary revascularization doubled in patients with SLE vs. diabetes

November 11, 2019
ATLANTA — Patients on Medicaid with systemic lupus erythematosus who underwent coronary revascularization procedures had 1.7 times higher…

PRP improves hair density in women, top five stories in dermatology

November 11, 2019
In the most popular Healio Dermatology story last week, mean hair density and hair caliber improved in a group of 30 women with androgenetic alopecia…
Meeting News

Selonsertib misses endpoint, provides future trial design insight

November 11, 2019
BOSTON — While selonsertib did not demonstrate efficacy as a monotherapy in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-related advanced…
Meeting News

Guselkumab efficacious for joint, skin symptoms, physical function in PsA

November 11, 2019
ATLANTA — Guselkumab, administered either every 4 or 8 weeks, is efficacious for joint and skin symptoms, as well as physical function and…
In the Journals

Testosterone therapy increases short-term venous thromboembolism risk in men

November 11, 2019
Testosterone therapy is associated with an increased short-term risk for venous thromboembolism in all men, suggesting that physicians should use…
FDA News

FDA issues complete response letter for new oral testosterone formulation

November 11, 2019
The FDA has issued a complete response letter regarding a new drug application for an oral formulation of testosterone undecanoate, according to a…

Ocular Therapeutix announces operational restructuring

November 11, 2019
Ocular Therapeutix will restructure its operations, resulting in approximately $11 million in annualized savings, according to a press release. The…
Perspective

CMS announces removal of THA from inpatient only list

November 11, 2019
In its Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Final Rule, CMS announced total hip…
Meeting News

Experts debate best approach to type 2 diabetes in obesity

November 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — When an individual has obesity with type 2 diabetes, the treating clinician should first focus on lowering blood glucose —…