In the Journals

Eczema linked to keratinocyte carcinoma, kidney cancer

December 13, 2019
Observational evidence identified a potential association between atopic dermatitis and an increased risk for keratinocyte carcinoma and kidney…
In the Journals

Pocket UV-C device can reduce stethoscope contamination

December 13, 2019
A novel ultraviolet C device was effective in reducing contamination on stethoscope diaphragms from several pathogens, according to data from a…
In the Journals

Subclinical hearing loss may be associated with cognitive impairment

December 13, 2019
The association between hearing loss and cognition may begin earlier than previously thought — even when patients are still considered to have…
Meeting News

Adjuvant chemotherapy offers limited benefit for invasive lobular carcinoma

December 13, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Adjuvant chemoendocrine therapy did not extend survival compared with endocrine monotherapy for patients with invasive lobular…

Asthma news you may have missed

December 13, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has compiled a list of articles highlighting news and research on the development, diagnosis and treatment of asthma. See below…
In the Journals

More transgender men seeking care, psychosocial burden decreasing

December 13, 2019
An analysis of medical records from a large German endocrine clinic suggests more transgender men are seeking gender-affirming treatment, with nearly…
Meeting News

Extended adjuvant letrozole improves DFS among certain postmenopausal women with breast cancer

December 13, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Extended adjuvant endocrine therapy with letrozole improved DFS compared with placebo among postmenopausal women with hormone…
Feature

The Not So Golden Age of Rheumatology Therapy

December 13, 2019
Treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis have changed drastically over the past 30 years, but some of today’s rheumatologists can still…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: ASH recognizes research on molecular mechanisms of blood coagulation

December 12, 2019
ORLANDO — In this video at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition, Sriram M. Krishnaswamy, PhD, of the University of Pennsylvania and…
In the Journals

TACE plus Nexavar for unresectable HCC improves progression-free survival

December 12, 2019
Treatment with transarterial chemoembolization and Nexavar improved progression-free survival compared with transarterial chemoembolization alone in…
Meeting News

Doptelet cost-effective, avoids transfusions for CLD-related thrombocytopenia

December 12, 2019
Treatment with Doptelet was cost-effective for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver diseases compared with other…
Feature

Proper treatment, early detection can lower odds of diabetic eye disease

December 12, 2019
As the population of adults with diabetes grows and ages, so grows the risk for associated diabetic eye disease, including cataracts. According to…
In the Journals

Children with CKD prescribed nephrotoxic medications at high rates in primary care practices

December 12, 2019
A recently published study found primary care physicians prescribed nephrotoxic medications to children with chronic kidney disease at a rate…
In the Journals

Renal failure reported more often with allopurinol, febuxostat

December 12, 2019
Reports of acute renal failure occur 5.7 times more frequently among patients treated with febuxostat, and 3.3 times more often with allopurinol…
Drug Pipeline

Kite submits BLA to FDA for CAR T-cell therapy in mantle cell lymphoma

December 12, 2019
Biopharma company Kite, a subsidiary of Gilead, has submitted a biologics license application to the FDA for the company’s investigational…
Feature

Q&A: Model predicts 6-month mortality in older adults hospitalized for heart attack

December 12, 2019
Professional cardiology and geriatrics societies have expressed a need for risk-stratification tools specific to older adults, and researchers have…
In the JournalsPerspective

People with depression twice as likely to use cannabis

December 12, 2019
Individuals with depression were more than twice as likely to use cannabis than those without depression, according to study findings published in…
In the Journals

Associations urge caution after controversial radioactive iodine findings

December 12, 2019
The Society for Endocrinology and the British Thyroid Association issued a joint statement urging caution when interpreting a recent study linking…
Meeting News

Anti-PD-1 therapy after CAR T-cell therapy shows efficacy in Hodgkin lymphoma

December 12, 2019
ORLANDO — Researchers demonstrated the clinical efficacy of anti-PD-1 mAb therapy following treatment with chimeric receptor modified T cells…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Atezolizumab fails to improve response in triple-negative breast cancer

December 12, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — The addition of atezolizumab to neoadjuvant chemotherapy failed to improve pathologic complete response rate for patients with…