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In the Journals

Nearly 2% of hospitalized kids get at least one antibiotic for noninfectious conditions

August 15, 2019
Findings published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society showed that nearly 2% of children admitted to 32 children’s…
In the Journals

Vitamin D supplementation fails to reduce major adverse CV events

June 19, 2019
Vitamin D supplementation did not reduce individual CVD endpoints, all-cause mortality or major adverse CV events, according to a meta-analysis…
In the JournalsPerspective

Interventions needed to improve surgery access in melanoma

June 6, 2019
To improve the rate of melanoma survival, targeted health care interventions are needed for certain patients who experience the most delays in…
Meeting News

Conquer Cancer Foundation presents Merit Awards at ASCO

June 6, 2019
CHICAGO — The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards to more than 100 oncology professionals. The awards…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Broader inclusion criteria could double the number of patients with lung cancer eligible for clinical trials

June 5, 2019
CHICAGO — The use of expanded eligibility criteria would allow nearly twice as many people with non-small cell lung cancer to participate in…
In the Journals

100% fruit juice, soda linked to increased mortality

May 17, 2019
Drinking 100% fruit juices and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as soft drinks, sodas and fruit-flavored drinks was associated with increased…
The Take Home

The Take Home: ACC

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2019
The American College of Cardiology Scientific Session produced some groundbreaking findings with major implications for the practice of…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Lenalidomide delays progression of smoldering myeloma

May 15, 2019
Early treatment with lenalidomide significantly reduced the risk for progression of high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma to symptomatic multiple…
In the Journals

Recent insurance policy changes for depression tied to increased treatment

April 24, 2019
Recent policy changes enacted between 1998 and 2015 to expand insurance coverage for mental health services was associated with increased prevalence…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Novel combinations can capitalize on immunogenicity of head and neck cancer

April 24, 2019
NEW YORK — Nabil F. Saba, MD, FACP, professor of hematology/medical oncology and otolaryngology and director of the head and neck oncology…
Meeting News

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 NewsPerspective

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
Sumitra Khandelwal, MD; Priyanka Sood, MD
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…