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Researchers Look to Data to Shed Light on Muscle Groups in Amputee Sprinters

O&P News, September 2017
Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Idaho and Colorado University recently compared lower limb muscles in sprinters…
Clinical Optics 101

Should I choose distance vision in both eyes, monovision, EDOFs or multifocals?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2017
Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS
Deciding the refractive target and IOL for cataract surgery is a daunting task for both the surgeon and patient. The first two questions that must be…

NCI, Children’s Oncology Group collaborate on trial to evaluate targeted drugs for pediatric cancers

July 24, 2017
NCI and the Children’s Oncology Group today announced enrollment opened for a phase 2 study designed to evaluate targeted therapies in children…
In the Journals Plus

Ferrous sulfate effective for pediatric iron-deficiency anemia

June 13, 2017
Infants and children aged 9 months to 4 years with nutritional iron-deficiency anemia had a greater increase in hemoglobin concentration at 12 weeks…

Debate continues over immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2017
P. Dee Stephenson, MD, FACS; Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…
In the Journals

Knee crepitus linked with symptomatic osteoarthritis

June 6, 2017
Subjective knee crepitus — defined as knee grating, cracking or popping noises in or around the joint — was linked with symptomatic…
Cover Story

High-sensitivity troponin assays present opportunities, challenges for MI diagnosis

Cardiology Today, May 2017
In January, the FDA gave clearance to a next-generation troponin T assay, the first high-sensitivity troponin assay to be approved for use in the…
Meeting News

Dysplasia, length, center experience predict Barrett’s recurrence

May 7, 2017
CHICAGO — In patients with Barrett’s esophagus, baseline dysplasia, longer BE length and treatment at centers with fewer average…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: How to treat difficult patients with RA

May 4, 2017
DESTIN, Fla. — At the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology Annual Meeting, John J. Cush, MD, from the Baylor Institute, spoke about how to treat…
Clinical Optics 101

Expert considers limits of visual acuity, visibility and optical performance of human eye

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2017
Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS
What is the farthest a human can see? What is the best recorded visual acuity? How far is the horizon? I am often asked these questions by clinicians…
Cover Story

Managing childhood obesity requires commitments from family, community, public policy

Endocrine Today, April 2017
The worldwide prevalence of excess body weight in school-aged children is on track to reach 268 million by 2025 if current trends continue, and 91…
FDA News

FDA clears marketing of scalp-cooling system to reduce chemotherapy-associated hair loss

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2017
The FDA cleared Paxman Coolers Limited to market the Paxman Scalp Cooling System, designed to reduce hair loss among patients with breast cancer who…
FDA News

FDA clears marketing of scalp-cooling system to reduce chemotherapy-associated hair loss

April 19, 2017
The FDA cleared Paxman Coolers Limited to market the Paxman Scalp Cooling System, designed to reduce hair loss among patients with breast cancer who…
In the Journals

Gut microbiome markers show promise for colorectal cancer diagnosis

April 19, 2017
Certain strains of gut microbiota are associated with colorectal cancer, and could be used as a non-invasive, accurate and cost-saving diagnostic…
In the Journals Plus

Smaller bone size, less bone turnover in men with hypogonadism type 2 diabetes

March 24, 2017
Men with hypogonadism and type 2 diabetes have a higher bone mineral density, but smaller bone area and lower bone turnover rate compared with men…
Cover Story

Promising Technologies Arise for Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus

Healio Gastroenterology, February 2017
Recent and prospective advancements in diagnosing cancer in Barrett’s esophagus may allow for earlier and better detection. But as with most…
In the Journals Plus

Scalp-cooling caps may reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer

February 14, 2017
More than half of women with stage I or stage II breast cancer who underwent scalp cooling while receiving chemotherapy retained their hair during…
Clinical Optics 101

Multifocal IOLs: Patient selection and optical performance

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2017
Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS
Multifocal IOLs have slightly less than 5% of the market in the U.S., which has been constant for the past 5 years. Yet, there are practices that…
In the Journals

Rising HCC incidence slowing in US, except in certain subgroups

December 27, 2016
Although the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma continued to rise, researchers discovered the rate of increase slowed between 2010 and 2012…
Meeting News Coverage

Fulvestrant extends PFS in certain postmenopausal women with breast cancer

October 8, 2016
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Fulvestrant significantly prolonged PFS compared with anastrozole among women with hormone receptor–positive…