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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy

A systematic review and meta-analysis find association, but the mechanism isn't clear, and no randomized clinical trials of supplementation have been. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 09:36:29 EDT

AACE Updates Thyroid Nodule Management Guideline

The advice is similar to that in the 2015 American Thyroid Association guidance but focuses on thyroid nodules (excluding cancer) and uses a simpler. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 09:05:35 EDT

FDA Approves Daclizumab (Zinbryta) for Multiple Sclerosis

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved daclizumab for treatment of patients with MS who are not responsive to other agents; the approval com. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 19:50:38 EDT

Nearly 1000 Healthcare Workers Killed Since 2014, WHO Says

Over the last 2 years, nearly 960 people have been killed in attacks on healthcare in countries dealing with conflicts, and most were intentionally ta. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 18:56:42 EDT

EU Regulators OK Two Hepatitis C Drugs, One for All Genotypes

Both drugs achieve high cure rates in 12 weeks without requiring concomitant use of interferon, known for its harsh adverse events. International Ap. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 17:53:52 EDT

New Test Finds C difficile as Effective as Anaerobic Lab

A test for Clostridium difficile that involves components available in most labs is effective, new research shows, and could help solve the problem of. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 17:18:56 EDT

RELAX-REPEAT: Multiple Doses of Serelaxin Safe, Tolerable for CHF

The study "speaks to the question surrounding the serelaxin program: is it possible for a 48-hour infusion of an acute therapy to actually have l. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 17:10:16 EDT

SCOPE of Kidney Disease Assessed in Europe's Elderly

Nephrologists and geriatricians are joining forces to identify and characterize the full impact of chronic kidney disease on patients older than 75, r. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 16:18:54 EDT

British Biobank Underused in the United States

A database that contains genetic and lifestyle information on nearly half a million people in the United Kingdom is open to any qualifying researcher,. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 15:32:18 EDT

AstraZeneca Combo for Type 2 Diabetes Gets Green Light in EU

The EMA has given the green light to a fixed-dose combination of saxagliptin and dapagliflozin, the first combination of DPP-4/SGLT2 inhibitor in Euro. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 14:13:52 EDT

Study Reopens Rift Over Low-Sodium-for-All Policies

Low sodium intake was associated with an increase in cardiovascular events and death in a pooled analysis, alternately applauded and assailed. Hear. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 14:11:25 EDT

Stem Cells, B Cells, and T Cells in Focus at CMSC

Presentations at the upcoming Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers meeting will also shed light on working with patients using alternative treatme. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 14:04:49 EDT

Zorro Swab Detects 20% More MRSA in Nursing Homes

The use of nasal swabs alone can lead to the underdetection of multidrug-resistant organisms, a study of nursing-home residents shows, but comprehensi. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 13:58:41 EDT

EMA Launches Major Review After Fatal French Drug Trial

The agency will review existing guidelines for first-in-human clinical trials with the aim of identifying areas that need revision, with the ultimate. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 13:31:57 EDT

May 27 Cardiology News

Fitness and atrial fibrillation, PFO closure, HDL as a stand-alone risk factor, and left atrial appendage closure in patients with previous ICD are di. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 13:24:38 EDT

EU Says No to Myeloma Drug, But Likes Cancer Generics

Ixazomib was recently approved in the United States for use in relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma, but a European review panel did not see en. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 13:19:54 EDT

Air Travel Can Cause Turbulence in Diabetes Management

Medication adjustments may be necessary when crossing multiple time zones, and insulin-pump users should disconnect on ascent. Medscape Medical New. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 13:19:51 EDT

Tools Refined to Assess Catastrophizing in Chronic Pain

The response to a key catastrophizing measure can predict the risk for opioid misuse, a new study suggests. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 11:40:22 EDT

Tracking the Rise of Zika Complications

A new look at the timeline of the recent explosion of Zika cases examines what is known about the neuroimmunologic effects. WFN guidelines for these c. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 11:10:58 EDT

MR CLEAN at 2 Years: Sustained Endovascular Benefit in Stroke

The first long-term results from the new crop of endovascular trials in stroke show consistent benefit on functional outcomes and suggest a reduction. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 10:36:38 EDT

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Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower Sooner

Title: Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower SoonerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/20. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Probuphine Implant Approved for Opioid Dependence

Title: Probuphine Implant Approved for Opioid DependenceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 A. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Using Aspirin Therapy

Title: Health Tip: Using Aspirin TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Breathe Healthier Air at Home

Title: Health Tip: Breathe Healthier Air at HomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Children

Title: Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic ChildrenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:0. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Lifestyle Change May Cut Risk for Women With Breast Cancer Genes

Title: Lifestyle Change May Cut Risk for Women With Breast Cancer GenesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Message for Heart Failure Patients: Exercise

Title: Message for Heart Failure Patients: ExerciseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk

Title: Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:0. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Tough Economy, Alcohol Fuels Suicide Risk in Men: Study

Title: Tough Economy, Alcohol Fuels Suicide Risk in Men: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:0. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Fastballs a Fast Track to 'Tommy John Surgery'?

Title: Fastballs a Fast Track to 'Tommy John Surgery'?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid Addiction

Title: FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid AddictionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Fewer U.S. Kids Die From Abusive Head Trauma: CDC

Title: Fewer U.S. Kids Die From Abusive Head Trauma: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 A. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Breast Milk Best From the Breast?

Title: Breast Milk Best From the Breast?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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