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2 decades of women-patterned heart disease

Cardiology Today, November 2017
Editor’s Note: Cardiology Today is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017. We are reaching out to experts in cardiology for their take on

Sherman Prize winner discusses integration, cooperation in IBD

October 4, 2017
In his long career as a gastroenterologist, Stephen R. Targan, MD, has seen many innovations and treatments emerge in his field.  But…
Cover Story

Cannabis in Gastroenterology: Physicians Lack Answers as Patient Interest Peaks

Healio Gastroenterology, September 2017
The U.S. has seen a sea of change in public support for legalizing and medicalizing marijuana, with 57% of adults supporting legalization today…

Debate: Benefits, harms of social media sharing from medical conferences

September 13, 2017
The number of tweets that came out of the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting between 2013 and 2016 increased by 600%, according to…
In the Journals Plus

Trial ‘shatters century of belief’ that all breast cancer axillary nodes must be removed

September 12, 2017
Sentinel lymph node dissection appeared noninferior to axillary lymph node dissection among women with stage I or II invasive breast cancer and…
Cover Story

CV complications of pregnancy: A call for greater awareness

Cardiology Today, August 2017
CV complications during pregnancy pose unique challenges for women and their health care professionals. Although the complications can affect both…
Feature

Awareness of women’s CV health, CVD risk low among patients, physicians

Cardiology Today, August 2017
CVD in women was not identified as a main health concern by women or physicians, possibly due to social stigma related to body weight and inadequate…

Sherman Prize honors researchers for their work in Crohn’s, UC

July 21, 2017
The Bruce and Cynthia Sherman Charitable Foundation has announced the 2017 recipients of the Sherman Prize for their research in the treatment of…
Cover Story

Concerns, Controversies in Pediatric IBD Persist in Era of Biologics

Healio Gastroenterology, July 2017
The treatment of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease has been revolutionized by the advent of biologic therapies, which have been shown to…

New patent to cover treatment for IBS-C

June 29, 2017
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued allowance of a patent application covering SYN-010, a modified formulation of lovastatin lactone, created…
In the Journals

IBD patients with certain clinical, serological, genetic markers more likely to respond poorly to anti-TNFs

June 12, 2017
Primary nonresponse to anti-TNF therapy was more likely in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with certain colonic phenotypes, according to new…
Meeting News

Aldoxorubicin improves PFS in patients with relapsed soft tissue sarcoma

June 2, 2017
CHICAGO — Aldoxorubicin monotherapy appeared well tolerated and may improve outcomes compared with standard treatments for relapsed/refractory…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Expert discusses breath testing, microbiome link in IBS

May 26, 2017
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from Digestive Disease Week, Mark Pimentel, MD, executive director of the Medically Associated Science and…
In the Journals

IBD patients on social media focus on risks rather than benefits of biologics

May 23, 2017
A study of social media posts showed patients with inflammatory bowel disease more often share their concerns about the negative side effects of…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Older age, more severe IBS linked to relapse after treatment with Xifaxan

May 12, 2017
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from Digestive Disease Week, Mark Pimentel, MD, executive director of the Medically Associated Science and…
5 Questions

Timothy Henry, MD, discusses the transformation of STEMI systems of care

Cardiology Today, April 2017
In this issue, Timothy Henry, MD, MSCAI, director of the division of cardiology at Cedars-Sinai, talks with Cardiology Today about his roles in the…
In the Journals

Endobarrier removal linked to weight gain, worsened glycemic control

February 17, 2017
Patients treated with Endobarrier experienced weight gain and worsening glycemic control within a year after the device explantation, thus…
Cover Story

Awareness of women’s heart health has increased, but more research, outreach required

Cardiology Today, February 2017
Although it is the No. 1 killer of women, CVD has long been overlooked and underrepresented as a significant threat to women’s health. The…
In the Journals PlusPerspective

Addition of bortezomib to lenalidomide, dexamethasone improves myeloma survival

January 26, 2017
The addition of bortezomib to lenalidomide and dexamethasone prolonged PFS and OS among patients with newly diagnosed myeloma, according to results…
Cover Story

New knowledge, technologies yield drastic changes in cardiology over 20 years

Cardiology Today, January 2017
Since Cardiology Today was launched 20 years ago in 1997, not only has the prognosis for patients with heart disease vastly changed, but so has the…