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In the Journals

Artificially sweetened beverages increase risk for stroke in women

February 14, 2019
Patients who had a high intake of artificially sweetened beverages had increased risks for stroke, CHD, small artery occlusion ischemic stroke and…
Cover Story

Minimally invasive cervical cancer surgery may promote disease recurrence; professionals urge patience

HemOnc Today, February 10, 2019
Minimally invasive surgeries have emerged as often-preferable alternatives to open surgeries for a variety of malignancies, due to the lower risk for…
Meeting News

Spike in infective endocarditis-related stroke coincides with opioid abuse rise

February 6, 2019
A sharp increase in U.S. hospitalization rates for stroke from opioid-related infective endocarditis since 2008 has coincided with the rise of the…
In the Journals

Exercise improves thinking skills in young adults

January 30, 2019
Adults as young as 20 years who regularly performed aerobic exercises demonstrated improvements in thinking skills, particularly those that regulate…
The Take Home

The Take Home: TCT

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2019
The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Scientific Symposium, held Sept. 21 to 25 in San Diego, brought many of interventional…
Cover Story

Setting the Bar

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2019
Results from two highly anticipated trials — COAPT and MITRA-FR — have painted fairly different pictures of transcatheter mitral valve…
In the Journals

Good health literacy improves antihypertensive adherence in Hispanics

January 22, 2019
Hispanic patients with hypertension and good health literacy had improved adherence to BP medications, although levels of health literacy and…

Columbia, NewYork-Presbyterian appoint new cancer center director

December 15, 2018
Anil K. Rustgi, MD, has been named director of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Gut microbial diversity before stem cell transplantation may impact survival

December 13, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Higher gut microbial diversity was associated with improved survival in a multinational cohort of patients undergoing hematopoietic…
In the Journals

Inferior vena cava filter use does not lower mortality in PE

December 11, 2018
Older patients with pulmonary embolism who received an inferior vena cava filter demonstrated higher rates of 30-day and 1-year mortality, according…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Venetoclax plus R-CHOP improves outcomes among certain patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

December 4, 2018
SAN DIEGO — The addition of venetoclax to first-line R-CHOP chemotherapy improved outcomes among patients with BCL2-positive diffuse large…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Pembrolizumab demonstrates ‘robust’ activity in relapsed, refractory primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma

December 2, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Pembrolizumab demonstrated considerable antitumor activity among patients with relapsed or refractory primary mediastinal large…
Cover Story

Liver Transplantation for the GI Specialist: A ‘Matter of Communication’

Healio Gastroenterology, October 2018
Liver transplantation remains the last curable option for many chronic and severe acute liver diseases. For gastroenterologists who wish to play a…
In the Journals

Long-acting naltrexone may help prevent relapse for opioid use disorder

October 19, 2018
Long-acting injection naltrexone combined with behavioral therapy showed long-term treatment retention that was twice as high as oral naltrexone in…

Oncologists, hematologists elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 18, 2018
The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 75 regular members and 10 international members. Election to the academy —…
Pharmacology Consult

Do not go with the flow: Stemming the tide of GI bleeding with continuous-flow VADs

Cardiology Today, October 2018
Audrey J. Littlefield, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP; Alana M. Ciolek, PharmD, BCPS
Continuous-flow ventricular assist devices have become a life-sustaining treatment option for patients with advanced HF during the past decade. One…
Feature

Community health worker intervention may benefit adolescents with sickle cell disease

October 10, 2018
Adolescents with sickle cell disease who received visits and text messages from community health workers reported improved health-related quality of…
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…
TCT Preview

TCT 2018: Reflecting on 30 Years of Innovation

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
At this year’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference, being held Sept. 21 to 25 in San Diego, attendees will hear the results of…
5 Questions with Dr. Bhatt

A Conversation With Ajay Kirtane, MD, SM

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
For this issue, Dr. Bhatt talks with Cardiology Today’s Intervention Editorial Board Member Ajay Kirtane, MD, SM, chief academic officer at…