'12/6/2023 2:01:36 PM'

How Can Dermatologists Improve Cancer Care?

Dermatologists play a key role on interdisciplinary treatment teams. Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 12:35:30 PM'

Personalized Nutrition Therapy Promotes Diabetes Remission

Nutrition therapy can be highly effective, especially if the aims and methods are determined on an individual basis. Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 12:11:54 PM'

Vegan Diet Confers Cardiometabolic Benefits

A healthy plant-based diet provided a significant reduction in LDL, as well as reductions in fasting insulin and weight compared with a healthy omnivore diet, in an 8-week controlled twin trial. Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 12:05:00 PM'

Are Immune Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes Worthwhile?

Recently published studies of two different immunologic agents show beta-cell preservation in people with newly diagnosed disease, but no differences in glycemic control and ongoing insulin requirement. Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 11:30:40 AM'

FDA Mandates Changes to iPLEDGE Program for Isotretinoin

Isotretinoin manufacturers have 6 months to make five changes to existing iPLEDGE Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) requirements for isotretinoin. MDedge News

'12/6/2023 11:10:50 AM'

Epilepsy Linked to Earlier, More Rapid, Cognitive Decline

People with epilepsy convert from normal cognition to mild cognitive impairment and from mild cognitive impairment to dementia faster than did those without epilepsy Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 10:45:58 AM'

Most Stop Taking Weight Loss Drugs Within 1 Year

Continuation rates are higher with the new, more effective drugs, but even among those patients, more than half discontinue within a year. Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 10:17:14 AM'

France on 'High' Alert for Bird Flu After New Cases Detected

France raised the risk level of bird flu to 'high' from 'moderate' on Tuesday after new cases of the disease were detected, forcing poultry farms to keep birds indoors to stem the spread of the highly contagious virus. Reuters Health Information

'12/6/2023 10:14:30 AM'

Stigma, Regulatory Barriers Delay Mpox Response in DRC

Vaccines and treatments that could help tackle an mpox epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo are lying unused outside the country despite a high death rate. Reuters Health Information

'12/6/2023 9:53:22 AM'

Guideline Affirms Role of Biomarkers in Crohn's Disease

'Use of biomarkers is no longer considered experimental and should be an integral part of IBD care and monitoring.' MDedge News

'12/6/2023 9:36:01 AM'

FDA OKs Iptacopan to Treat Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

This marks the first oral monotherapy approved for the rare blood disorder. Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 9:07:26 AM'

What Will Help Ease the Financial Toll of Breast Cancer?

Programs that offer financial assistance and transportation as well as grants that help cover expenses are among the key strategies that can help reduce the financial stress of breast cancer care. Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 6:59:46 AM'

Taste, Smell Changes Affect QOL in Patients With Cirrhosis

Clinicians should screen for changes in taste and smell among patients at risk for cognitive changes and offer nutritional interventions to support body weight and QOL. MDedge News

'12/6/2023 4:29:04 AM'

J&J Says It Has Settled Some Talc Claims

Johnson & Johnson's worldwide vice president for litigation said on Tuesday that the company has recently reached settlements with several law firms over their clients' claims that J&J talc products caused cancer. Reuters Health Information

'12/6/2023 4:26:03 AM'

Replimune Skin Cancer Therapy Fails Midstage Study

Replimune Group said on Tuesday its experimental combination therapy to treat a common form of skin cancer failed to significantly remove or reduce cancerous lesions in a midstage study. Reuters Health Information

'12/6/2023 4:21:47 AM'

Alcohol Taxes Aren't High Enough, Says World Health Organization

WHO urged governments on Tuesday to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks and impose them on products that are currently exempt, such as wine in some European countries. Reuters Health Information

'12/6/2023 4:15:09 AM'

CVS Plans to Simplify Drug Pricing Process

CVS Health on Tuesday forecast 2024 revenue above market estimates and said it would simplify the structure through which its pharmacies get reimbursed for drugs. Reuters Health Information

'12/6/2023 4:09:42 AM'

US Regulators Inspect Dr Reddy's, Other Indian Pharma Majors

The US Food and Drug Administration is inspecting Dr Reddy's research and development centre in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, the pharma company said on Tuesday. Reuters Health Information

'12/6/2023 3:25:46 AM'

Sleep Health Shows Mixed Association With CMD Risk

Cross-sectional study with a diverse cohort revealed no effect modification associated with Hispanic ethnicity. Medscape Medical News

'12/6/2023 2:12:20 AM'

Sotatercept Endorsed for PAH by ICER

Drug's novel mechanism of action raises hopes of disease-modifying activity, but long-term cost-effectiveness rests on improvement in functional status. Medscape Medical News