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Nicotinamide shows promise as neuroprotective treatment for glaucoma

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2018
Dietary supplementation with nicotinamide, a vitamin B-derived coenzyme present in most living cells, might delay or even prevent neurodegeneration…

American Institute for Cancer Research funds studies to assess link between lifestyle, malignancy

January 6, 2018
The American Institute for Cancer Research awarded $1.1 million worth of grants to fund seven research projects designed to better understand how…
In the Journals

Vaccine skepticism common among patients with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity

December 22, 2017
New survey results revealed that many patients with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity avoid vaccines and believe they contain unsafe…
Cover Story

Evidence of PPI Risks Weak, But Overuse Remains a Problem

Healio Gastroenterology, December 2017
With an ever-growing laundry list of studies drawing associations between proton pump inhibitor use and sometimes alarming adverse effects —…
Cover Story

Development of angioplasty spawned 40 years of innovation, exploration

Cardiology Today, December 2017
When Andreas Grüntzig, MD, performed the first coronary angioplasty in a human patient in September 1977 in Zurich, he forever altered the landscape…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Acupuncture reduces joint pain during treatment for early-stage breast cancer

December 7, 2017
SAN ANTONIO — Real acupuncture significantly reduced patient-reported joint pain among women treated with an aromatase inhibitor for…
In the Journals

Genetic sequencing may advise diagnosis, management of CKD

December 4, 2017
Whole-exome sequencing, which analyzes DNA from the protein-coding part of the genome, helped identify the genetic cause of kidney disease and inform…
Cover Story

Responsible musculoskeletal pain management is up to the orthopedist

Orthopedics Today, November 2017
Opioids are a main class of pain management drugs that started to be used more often in the U.S. and Canada about 20 years ago, with the HHS now…
Meeting News

High mutation burden improves nivolumab efficacy for small cell lung cancer

October 30, 2017
Nivolumab with or without ipilimumab demonstrated greater efficacy among patients with small cell lung cancer who had a high mutation burden…
In the Journals Plus

Robotic-assisted surgery shows limited benefit for various cancers

October 24, 2017
Robotic-assisted surgery did not appear superior to laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of patients with kidney cancer and rectal adenocarcinoma…

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center appoints breast surgery chief

October 12, 2017
Roshni Rao, MD, FACS, has been appointed chief of the breast surgery program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Rao also…

USPSTF: Evidence lacking to determine benefits, harms of skin cancer self-exams

October 10, 2017
In a draft recommendation statement, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said there is insufficient evidence to determine if the benefits…
Cover Story

The Evolution of Angioplasty

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2017
When Andreas Grüntzig, MD, performed the first coronary angioplasty in a human patient in September 1977 in Zurich, Switzerland, he forever altered…
Cover Story

Future Directions: Projections for the Coming Years

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2017
There will be movement toward more complex PCI, the technology for CTO PCI will grow exponentially and perhaps there will be some light at the end of…
TCT Preview

New Evidence, Ideas Abound at TCT 2017

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2017
The Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference, being held Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 in Denver, will offer attendees the chance to hear the latest…
Cover Story

Beyond LDL: CV experts working to combat residual lipid-related risk

Cardiology Today, October 2017
In recent years, the cardiology community has made great strides in lowering the LDL in high-risk patients to prevent CV events. Many patients in…
In the Journals

Elbow injuries in professional baseball players are most common among pitchers

October 5, 2017
Among professional players in Major and Minor League Baseball, results showed elbow injuries were most common among pitchers. Michael G
In the JournalsPerspective

Trump immigration policy threatens clinical research efforts

September 25, 2017
Foreign medical graduates play a substantial role in clinical and biomedical research efforts; thus, Trump-era immigration policies that deny…
In the Journals

‘Isolation bag’ trial renews debate about power morcellation

HemOnc Today, September 25, 2017
A planned clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a device designed to catch cancerous tissue in women who undergo power morcellation…

NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University appoint director of cellular immunotherapy

September 24, 2017
Pawel Muranski, MD, has been joined NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center as director of cellular immunotherapy at the newly…