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Maintenance immunotherapy fails to improve survival in extensive small cell lung cancer

April 11, 2019
Maintenance treatment with combination nivolumab/ipilimumab or nivolumab alone did not improve OS compared with placebo in patients with…
FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation for ticagrelor reversal agent

April 10, 2019
The FDA has granted breakthrough therapy designation for a novel reversal agent for the antiplatelet drug ticagrelor, according to an announcement…
Meeting News

Osimertinib plus intermittent selumetinib shows preliminary activity in EGFR-mutated lung cancer

April 2, 2019
ATLANTA — Osimertinib plus intermittent selumetinib demonstrated preliminary antitumor activity and acceptable toxicity in patients with…

Monovision via LASIK or inlay: A presbyopia debate

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2019
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…
Meeting News

Heart health awareness not strong in young women

March 14, 2019
Most adolescent and young women are unaware that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States, according to a survey…
In the JournalsPerspective

Right to Try Act may undermine palliative care in pediatric oncology

March 7, 2019
The Right to Try Act has raised concerns about late referrals to palliative care, particularly for children with cancer, according to a commentary…
In the JournalsPerspective

Living in food deserts confers elevated CV risk in CAD

February 25, 2019
Increased risk for adverse CV events in adults with CAD is associated with living in food deserts, with adults living in low-income areas having…
In the Journals Plus

Direct oral anticoagulants safe, effective in patients with VTE and thrombophilia

February 22, 2019
Patients with thrombophilia had low rates of venous thromboembolism recurrence and bleeding events after treatment with direct oral anticoagulants…
In the JournalsPerspective

Exercise with breaks in sitting lowers BP in older patients with overweight, obesity

February 20, 2019
Older patients with overweight or obesity who exercised in the morning had BP reductions that persisted during an 8-hour period vs. those with…

Smartphone app uses fingernail photos to detect anemia

February 13, 2019
Researchers at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a smartphone app designed to detect anemia. The novel app uses…
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…
In the Journals Plus

Addition of veliparib to chemotherapy shows modest efficacy in small cell lung cancer

January 25, 2019
The addition of veliparib to frontline chemotherapy improved PFS among patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer, according to results of…

Trial testing FMT for recurrent diarrheal disease begins

January 19, 2019
A research consortium across multiple institutions has begun enrolling patients in a clinical trial examining whether fecal microbiota…
Trend Watch

Trial Testing FMT for Recurrent Diarrheal Disease Begins

Healio Gastroenterology, March 2019
A research consortium across multiple institutions has begun enrolling patients in a clinical trial examining whether fecal microbiota…
In the Journals

Leadless pacemaker confers low complication rate at 12 months

January 2, 2019
At 12 months, complication rates for a real-world population implanted with a transcatheter leadless pacemaker were lower than for those implanted…
In the Journals

Food deserts increase risk for HF hospitalizations

January 2, 2019
Individuals with HF living in a food desert had increased risk for repeat all-cause and HF hospitalization, according to a study published in The

Cardiology Today’s Editorial Board discusses top news of 2018

December 29, 2018
There were many noteworthy developments in cardiology in 2018. A number of trials were published that changed practice, and important new guidelines…
In the Journals

Untreated sleep apnea may increase odds of hypertension in black adults

December 26, 2018
Untreated moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea is related to increased odds of resistant hypertension and inadequate BP control in black…
In the Journals

Acupuncture may ease disturbed sleep in veterans with mild TBI, PTSD

December 21, 2018
Veterans with mild traumatic brain injury and PTSD receiving real acupuncture showed greater improvement in sleep measures than those receiving a…
Meeting News

Endoanchor system effective in AAA, hostile aortic necks

December 19, 2018
An endoanchor system effectively treated patients with complex anatomy, including hostile aortic necks, requiring intervention for an abdominal…