REVIEW: ROLE OF VITAMIN D IN GLAUCOMA REQUIRES FURTHER INVESTIGATION

Low vitamin D is a potential risk factor for glaucoma, but further research is needed to determine the exact mechanism and evaluate...

FLU VACCINE EFFECTIVENESS LOW AMONG IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

Influenza vaccine effectiveness was significantly lower among immunocompromised adults compared with nonimmunocompromised adults during...

 
 
 

CEDARS-SINAI APPOINTS GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY DIVISION DIRECTOR

Kenneth H. Kim, MD, has been appointed director of Cedars-Sinai Cancer's division of gynecologic oncology. Kim also will serve as chair...

GROUPS PARTNER TO DEVELOP MUSCULOSKELETAL CARE SYSTEM IN SOUTHEAST FLORIDA

Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company and The Center for Bone and Joint Surgery have announced a partnership to develop a platform...

 
 
 

HF NEWS OF 2020: COVID-19 IN HF, FDA INDICATION FOR DAPAGLIFLOZIN AND MORE

Healio and Cardiology Today have aggregated the most-read HF news of 2020. Readers were most interested in the impact of COVID-19 in...

Q&A: COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS AFFECTED AIR POLLUTION LESS THAN EXPECTED

COVID-19 lockdowns in several cities affected air pollution less than expected, according to a study published in Science. Zongbo Shi,...

 
 
 

PANDEMIC PIECES OF WISDOM TOP OPHTHALMOLOGY BLOG POSTS IN 2020

Healio/OSN editors compiled a list of the most-read blog posts from 2020. Encouraging words in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and...

RUTGERS CANCER INSTITUTE OF NEW JERSEY APPOINTS IMMUNOTHERAPY CHIEF

Christian Hinrichs, MD, has been appointed chief of the section of cancer immunotherapy at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Hinrichs...

 
 
 

7 RECENT REPORTS ON THE MICROBIOME

Healio Gastroenterology presents the following reports on the most recent research in the microbiome. These reports include research...

AGE, BMI, NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE LEVELS TIED TO INCIDENT AF RISK IN CHD

Older age, BMI and higher levels of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide were associated with elevated risk for incident atrial...

 
 
 

2020: AN UNPRECEDENTED YEAR, A BREAK FROM TRADITION

The January issue of Cardiology Today traditionally features a list of the Top 10 Stories of the Year in CVD, selected by the Cardiology...

AFFIRM-AHF

Ferric carboxymaltose vs. placebo in iron-deficient patients with acute HF.

 
 
 

AHA/AMSSM DEVELOP NEW REGISTRY TO ASSESS COVID-19, CVD IN COLLEGE ATHLETES

The American Heart Association and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine created a national registry to track COVID-19 cases...

VIDEO: BIOMARKERS ‘BIGGEST INFLUENCERS' FOR ASH 2021

Neetu Gupta, PhD, associate professor at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, discussed her thoughts on influential topics to appear at the...

 
 
 

VALIDATED RISK SCORE PREDICTS POST-TRANSPLANT SURVIVAL IN HCC

Investigators developed a validated risk score to predict post-transplant survival for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma that...

INTRAPERITONEAL PACLITAXEL PROLONGS SURVIVAL IN GASTRIC CANCER WITH PERITONEAL METASTASES

The addition of intraperitoneal paclitaxel to systemic capecitabine and oxaliplatin appeared to benefit patients with gastric cancer...

 
 
 

BLOOD TEST SHOWS PROMISE FOR EARLY DETECTION OF COLORECTAL ADENOMAS

A noninvasive multimodal blood test demonstrated high sensitivity and specificity for the detection of colorectal advanced neoplasia,...

FDA APPROVES ENHERTU FOR GASTRIC CANCER SUBSET

The FDA approved fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki for treatment of certain patients with gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma. The...

 
 
 

IOL LAUNCH AND Q&A WITH A NEGOTIATION PRO LEAD EARLY 2021 NEWS

A new IOL from Alcon and a Q&A with Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD, led Healio/OSN's coverage in the first weeks of 2021. Read and watch the...

HOME ACUITY TEST SHOWS HIGH REPEATABILITY, AGREEMENT WITH IN-CLINIC VISUAL ACUITY

A printable home vision test accurately measured visual acuity in ophthalmology outpatients and displayed high test-retest repeatability...

 
 
 



Health board details how many people in each category have had jab

Health board details how many people in each category have had jab

Almost 25,000 people in the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board area have so far had the Covid-19 vaccination with fewer than 600 given to care home residents Read more ...

Coronavirus: Dido Harding says UK is in 'leading position' to track new...

Coronavirus: Dido Harding says UK is in 'leading position' to track new Covid variants

Baroness Dido Harding, the boss of NHS Test & Trace, today added that the coronavirus testing system had led to 'substantially fewer' care home outbreaks in the second wave... Read more ...

Students Returning Home may Have Caused Secondary COVID-19 Infections

Students Returning Home may Have Caused Secondary COVID-19 Infections

A student infected with COVID-19 returning home from university for Christmas would, on average, have infected just less than one other household member with the virus. Read more ...

California scientist calls for pause on using a batch of Moderna vaccines...

California scientist calls for pause on using a batch of Moderna vaccines after allergic reactions 

California's top epidemiologist Dr Erica S Pan issued a statement on Sunday urging no clinicians use Moderna jabs from the specific lot until an investigation is completed. Read more ...

Personalized Brain Stimulation Eases Depression Symptoms

Personalized Brain Stimulation Eases Depression Symptoms

A novel personalized neuromodulation approach that at least in one patient provided relief from symptoms of severe treatment-resistant depression within minutes. Read more ...

Patriots, don't fall for the D.C. trap: Do NOT show up to Biden's election...

Patriots, don't fall for the D.C. trap: Do NOT show up to Biden's election theft inaugural ARMED

In case you haven't heard, the powers that be are turning our nation's capital into an armed encampment ahead of Joe Biden's stolen inaugural. Granted, there is always a... Read more ...

AOC and the Dems are looking to abolish the First Amendment entirely, target...

AOC and the Dems are looking to abolish the First Amendment entirely, target all political opposition

As razor wire fences are erected around the U.S. Capitol, communism is rising in the halls of Congress. In violation of her oath to the U.S. Constitution, Alexandria... Read more ...

Antbiotic Thiostrepton Synthesis Follows Unusual Chemical Pathway

Antbiotic Thiostrepton Synthesis Follows Unusual Chemical Pathway

In culture, the antibiotic thiostrepton is very potent against Gram-positive pathogens and can even target certain breast cancer cells. Read more ...

At a Loss: The Hardest Part of Medicine

At a Loss: The Hardest Part of Medicine

Listen and subscribe on Apple, Stitcher, and Spotify so you don't miss the next one. And if you like what you hear, a five-star rating goes a long way in helping us spread the... Read more ...

FBI Looking For Woman Who Stole Nancy Pelosi's Laptop To ‘Sell To Russia'

FBI Looking For Woman Who Stole Nancy Pelosi's Laptop To ‘Sell To Russia'

Williams is said to be “gone” according to her mother The FBI has issued a warrant for a woman identified as a part of the mob that overtook the Capitol on January 6 who may... Read more ...