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In the Journals

‘First mechanistic link’ observed between World Trade Center dust exposure, prostate cancer

June 20, 2019
Changes in inflammatory and immune regulatory mechanisms after exposure to World Trade Center dust may drive prostate cancer progression among 9/11…
Meeting News

MitraClip confers mitral regurgitation reduction in two trials

June 10, 2019
Patients with HF and moderate to severe mitral regurgitation who underwent transcatheter mitral valve repair had a greater reduction of mitral…
Meeting News

Conquer Cancer Foundation presents Merit Awards at ASCO

June 6, 2019
CHICAGO — The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards to more than 100 oncology professionals. The awards…
Feature

Patient feedback can help ensure balance between cancer treatment efficacy, tolerability

March 18, 2019
Researchers have launched a research consortium that they hope will identify efficient methods to incorporate patient-reported outcomes into clinical…
Meeting News

ACC chair: New Orleans meeting to focus on ‘transforming’ CV care

March 14, 2019
The upcoming American College of Cardiology Scientific Session will span important topics in the field of cardiology, featuring presentations on…

Extended endovascular thrombectomy times lead to increased brain bleeding

February 28, 2019
Longer endovascular thrombectomy procedures for acute ischemic stroke may lead to decreased rates of functional independence and increased…
Cover Story

Every Step You Take: Tracking Patients Using Wearable Technology

Healio Rheumatology, February 2019
If your wrist has recently told you that it is time to get up and walk around, you are not alone. Wearable technology, exemplified by household brand…
Meeting News

5 major themes from the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

February 13, 2019
The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference was held January 7-10, 2019 in San Francisco. Each year, the health care investment symposium brings…
Meeting News

Malnutrition common in IBD: Screen early, often to best care for patients

February 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Malnutrition in patients with inflammatory bowel disease poses risks for disease progression and surgical complications, but…
Cover Story

Unclear CV risk burden of polycystic ovary syndrome presents challenges for cardiologists

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age that is typically associated with infertility, according to…

Dysmenorrhea: How to diagnose, manage in primary care

February 7, 2019
Painful period cramps, known as dysmenorrhea, is the most common menstrual disorder, affecting more than half of women of reproductive age, according…

Investigators receive Laura Ziskin Prize in Translational Research

February 6, 2019
Silvia Formenti, MD, and Heather McArthur, MD, MPH, received the 2019 Laura Ziskin Prize in Translational Research. Stand Up to Cancer presented the…

Continued focus, greater education may increase awareness of women’s heart health

February 1, 2019
Women are often underdiagnosed and undertreated for CVD, although heart disease remains the No. 1 risk factor for mortality in the United States…
FDA News

FDA approves closure device for patent ductus arteriosus

January 14, 2019
Abbott announced that the FDA approved a closure device for the treatment of premature babies with patent ductus arteriosus who are nonresponsive to…
In the JournalsPerspective

Barbershop intervention sustains BP reductions in black men at 1 year

December 17, 2018
An intervention to reduce BP through health promotion at barbershops continued to be effective in black men with hypertension, according to 1-year…
In the Journals PlusGuidelines

Guideline supports shorter radiation therapy option in prostate cancer

November 14, 2018
The American Society for Radiation Oncology, ASCO and the American Urological Association have published a guideline supporting moderately…
Cover Story

Disappointed but Undaunted: Pursuing New Avenues in Lupus Drug Development

Healio Rheumatology, October 2018
The march of scientific progress usually goes as follows: failure, failure, failure, failure, success, failure, failure, ad infinitum. Progress…
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Ronald G. Victor, MD

Cardiology Today, October 2018
Ronald G. Victor, MD, a prominent hypertension expert and the first investigator to scientifically prove that thousands of lives could be saved…
Meeting News

Second-generation IBS blood test available for commercial distribution

October 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Gemelli Biotech, in cooperation with the Medically Associated Science and Technology Program at Cedars-Sinai, announced the…
FDA News

FDA awards $18 million to fund trials of medical products for rare diseases

September 29, 2018
The FDA awarded more than $18 million in grants over the next 4 years to fund clinical trials of medical products intended to treat patients with…