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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…
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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…
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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…

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…
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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…
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Q&A: Believing IBS is a disease of ‘nervous, anxious women’ is ‘antiquated’ and ‘wrong’

August 27, 2018
Imagine being a physician specialized in a certain area and hearing that something being taught in a board review course for recertification could be…
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Trust, access confer success in community-based hypertension management

Cardiology Today, August 2018
Hypertension is a well-established, powerful risk factor for CVD and stroke, especially in black individuals, but the challenge lies in identifying…
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Interest expands as wearable technology advances

Orthopedics Today, July 2018
Researchers showed interest in the assessment of physical activity through step counters as early as the 1960s, but the practice was not accepted as…
In the Journals

Collaborative initiative reduces 30-day hospital readmissions

July 10, 2018
The Enhanced Care Program, which includes coordination between an interdisciplinary team in transitioning patients to a skilled nursing facility…
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Men’s health month: How to prevent, diagnose, treat CVD in men

June 8, 2018
June is Men’s Health Month, a time intended “to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and…
At Issue

Bicuspid Aortic Valves Present Challenges for TAVR

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2018
Most clinical research for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis has been performed in patients with…
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Pulmonary hypertension requires multidisciplinary approach for diagnosis, treatment

Cardiology Today, May 2018
Hospitalizations for pulmonary hypertension have increased from 1980 to 2002, resulting in 200,000 hospitalizations for the condition as a primary or…