BLOG: Beating diabetes across America

January 24, 2020
As a clinician specializing in diabetes, I am full of empathy toward all of my patients, but especially toward those with type 1 diabetes.
In the Journals

Significant association found between maternal depression, childhood atopic dermatitis

January 24, 2020
There is a significant association between postpartum depression and maternal depression and higher odds of childhood atopic dermatitis, according to…
Advanced Practice

CAR T-cell therapy for children: Meeting patient and family needs

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2020
Amy Barry, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC; Colleen Callahan, MSN, RN, CRNP; Diane Baniewicz, MSN, RN, CRNP
Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy is a promising immunotherapy for children with refractory or relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia who…
Editorial

Genetic anticipation and mentorship

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2020
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD
It has been exactly 40 years since Richard M. Fox, MB, PhD, FRACP; Tatiana Jelihovsky, MBBS, DCP, FRCPA, FRCPath; and I published our paper on…
Point/Counter

Will liquid biopsies be used routinely to screen for cancer?

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2020
POINT Genomic analysis of plasma cfDNA has been adopted widely in the care of patients with cancer. Indeed, the rapid and widespread adoption is striking…
Cover Story

Oncologists must be ‘very cautious’ as liquid biopsy use expands

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2020
So-called “liquid biopsies” — noninvasive tests used to evaluate blood for cancer cells or DNA — have been refined…
In the Journals

Ketosis more likely in type 2 diabetes with elevated osteocalcin levels

January 24, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes and lower levels of osteocalcin may be more likely to experience ketosis compared with those with higher levels…
Feature

Collaboration to ease clinical trial search process for patients with blood cancers

January 24, 2020
Patients with cancer often feel overwhelmed by the reality of their disease and may struggle simply to maintain the course of treatment set forth by…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Berdahl shares benefits of compounded medicines

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses the benefits of compounded medications that are unique to ophthalmology…
In the Journals

Patients with Ebola virus, Lassa fever can be treated without infecting health care personnel

January 24, 2020
“Meticulous” implementation of infection control and clinical biosafety practices enable health care staff to treat patients infected…
Feature

Trump’s claim to have ‘saved’ preexisting conditions clashes with record

January 24, 2020
Earlier this month, health care policy suddenly managed to steal some headlines away from impeachment and the ongoing horserace of the 2020…
In the JournalsPerspective

Simple tool with ‘good accuracy’ predicts life expectancy in patients with dementia

January 24, 2020
Using routinely collected patient characteristics, researchers said they were able to predict the life expectancy of patients with dementia with…
In the Journals

CVS’ decision to stop cigarette sales likely led to more quit attempts

January 24, 2020
In 2014, CVS Health said it would stop selling tobacco products, suggesting that such sales contradicted the company’s goal of promoting…

Top stories in gastroenterology: Ibsrela improves symptoms of IBS subtype, Remicade best for biologic-naive ulcerative colitis

January 24, 2020
One of the top stories in gastroenterology last week showed that Ibsrela reduced abdominal symptoms like bloating, cramping and fullness in patients…
Meeting News

Prevention ‘best treatment’ for zoster ophthalmicus

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — The ocular manifestations of herpes zoster involve a wide range of corneal disease with the estimated worldwide cost for…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Goniotomy a good IOP-lowering option in different situations

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Jella An, MD, discusses how she has incorporated the Kahook Dual Blade (New World Medical) goniotomy…
Meeting News

Retina specialists ‘uniquely qualified’ to manage uveitis

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Retina specialists are “uniquely qualified and skilled” to care for patients with uveitis, Sunil K. Srivastava
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: How to manage wet AMD with concomitant retinal conditions

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Retina 2020, Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA, discusses how ophthalmologists should treat patients who have wet AMD along with…
Meeting News

Unregulated cosmetics contribute to ocular surface disease

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — A person who uses beauty products containing prostaglandins around their eyes and eyelashes may be spending a lot of money to…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Leyngold touts corneal neurotization for neurotrophic keratopathy

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Ilya M. Leyngold, MD, discusses how his team has been using a corneal neurotization technique to restore…