Study lays groundwork for understanding RA-ILD/RA-IPF overlap

October 17, 2019
Comparative serum protein biomarker profiling may allow researchers to identify patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung…
Meeting News

Taltz improves skin, itch, QoL in pediatric patients with psoriasis

October 17, 2019
Phase 3 data presented at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress demonstrated that treatment with Taltz resulted in a 75%…
Meeting News

Blind patients implanted with Orion visual cortical prosthesis system reported functional improvements

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Blind patients with no or bare light perception implanted with a visual cortical prosthesis have been able to perceive…
Guidelines

Pediatric migraine prevention guideline focuses on lifestyle choices

October 17, 2019
Pharmacologic treatments to prevent migraine in children and teens are effective, but so is placebo, complicating the issue for clinicians and…
In the JournalsPerspective

Adjuvant whole-brain radiotherapy ‘should not be recommended’ for certain patients with melanoma brain metastases

October 17, 2019
Patients who underwent definitive local treatment of one to three melanoma brain metastases did not attain significant clinical benefit from adjuvant…
In the Journals

Eating more nuts each day tied to less weight gain

October 17, 2019
Eating an additional half serving of nuts each day was associated with less weight gain and a reduced risk for obesity, according to findings…
In the Journals

Personality traits during high school may predict later dementia risk

October 17, 2019
Personality traits exhibited during high school may be associated with dementia risk more than 5 decades later, according to findings of a…
FDA News

FDA approves Xofluza for patients at high risk for flu-related complications

October 17, 2019
The FDA has approved Xofluza for the treatment of patients aged 12 years or older who are at high risk for developing influenza-related complications…

WHO: 7 million people diagnosed and treated for TB in 2018

October 17, 2019
Seven million people were diagnosed and treated for tuberculosis in 2018 — a more than 9% increase from 2017 and a step toward meeting one of…
Perspective

Vaccine exemption rate rises among US kindergarteners

October 17, 2019
The rate of vaccine exemptions rose slightly among children entering kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year, with 2.5% having an exemption from at…
In the JournalsPerspective

Omission of routine radiography for distal radius fractures did not affect outcomes

October 17, 2019
Patients with distal radial fractures who did not undergo routine radiography after 2 weeks of follow-up had similar patient-reported outcomes and…
In the Journals

Midlife musculoskeletal symptoms increase, become more severe with type 2 diabetes

October 17, 2019
Middle-aged women with type 2 diabetes reported more severe musculoskeletal symptoms than women who did not have the condition, according to findings…

Nobel Prize awarded for discoveries that could improve cancer treatment, other top stories in oncology

October 17, 2019
The announcement that William G. Kaelin Jr., MD, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, MD, and Gregg L

ICER report: Icosapent ethyl offers ‘high long-term value’

October 17, 2019
Amarin announced that the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review issued its final report on the cost-effectiveness of icosapent ethyl and found…
FDA News

FDA grants priority review to antibody-drug conjugate for HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer

October 17, 2019
The FDA granted priority review to [fam-] trastuzumab deruxtecan for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer, according…

City of Hope faculty members receive award for excellence in genetics education

October 17, 2019
The American Society of Human Genetics presented the Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education to two faculty…
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VIDEO: OIS showcases promising technology innovations

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Shareef Mahdavi discusses how…
In the JournalsPerspective

Young adults with PTSD at elevated risk for stroke by middle age

October 17, 2019
Young adults who develop PTSD have a greater risk for transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke, independent of established risk factors…

White paper: Eye health is deprioritized in busy lives

October 17, 2019
Eye care is often neglected in this age of convenience, and as health tech start-ups pursue direct-to-consumer models, the role of eye doctors and…
Meeting News

Abrocitinib meets primary, secondary endpoints in atopic dermatitis

October 17, 2019
Abrocitinib, in both 100 mg and 200 mg doses, significantly improved Investigator Global Assessment and Eczema Area and Severity Index-75 scores in…