Roche ’s faricimab meets primary endpoint in two global phase III studies and shows potential to extend time between treatments up to 16 weeks for people with neovascular age-related macular degeneration
Basel, 25 January 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced positive topline results from two identically designed global phase III studies, TENAYA and LUCERNE, evaluating its investigational bispecific antibody, faricimab, in people living with neovascular or “wet” age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Both studies met their primary endpoint and showed that people receiving faricimab injections at fixed intervals of up to every 16 weeks achieved visual acuity outcomes that were non-inferior to those receiving aflibercept injections every eight wee ks. Nearly half (45%) of people in both stud...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche ’s faricimab meets primary endpoint in two global phase III studies and shows potential to extend time between treatments up to 16 weeks for people with neovascular age-related macular degeneration
Basel, 25 January 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced positive topline results from two identically designed global phase III studies, TENAYA and LUCERNE, evaluating its investigational bispecific antibody, faricimab, in people living with neovascular or “wet” age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Both studies met their primary endpoint and showed that people receiving faricimab injections at fixed intervals of up to every 16 weeks achieved visual acuity outcomes that were non-inferior to those receiving aflibercept injections every eight wee ks. Nearly half (45%) of people in both stud...
Source: Roche Media News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Latest: India vaccine developer warns some to avoid shot
India’s homegrown vaccine developer Bharat Biotech has warned people with weaker immunity and other medical conditions that include allergies, fever, or a bleeding disorder to consult a doctor before getting the shot — and if possible avoid the vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Vitamin K2 deficiency: Low levels increase risk of hypertension, diabetes and osteoporosis
VITAMIN K2 deficiency signs could include excessive bleeding and easy bruising. Lacking in the vitamin also increases the risk of serious health conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, DOAC Comparable for AFib Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, DOAC Comparable for AFib
Left atrial appendage occlusion for high-risk atrial fibrillation prevents stroke as well as direct oral anticoagulation, with a lower risk of major bleeding, according to a European study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Malawi: Dzuka Malawi - Lets Swallow Our Pride, People Are Dying
[Nyasa Times] I love Malawi. I write to try and influence a bit of positive thinking and change in our politics. But this week all that energy has been drained. Malawi is bleeding, losing its bright and energetic, the wise and the ordinary. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Smoking Raises Risk for Deadly'Bleeding Strokes '
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- There's yet another reason to quit smoking: It increases the risk of deadly bleeding strokes, a new study warns. Researchers focused on a type of stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), which occurs when a blood... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Smoking Raises Risk for Deadly'Bleeding Strokes '
Title: Smoking Raises Risk for Deadly'Bleeding Strokes 'Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Acute toxic encephalopathy following bromadiolone intoxication: a case report - Li Q, Yu W, Qu Y, Wang JQ, Mao N, Kang H.
BACKGROUND: Clinically, bromadiolone poisoning is characterized by severe bleeding complications in various organs and tissues. Bromadiolone-induced toxic encephalopathy is extremely rare. Here, we report a special case of bromadiolone-induced reversible... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Cervical cancer symptoms: Bleeding after sex is a warning sign of the disease
CERVICAL cancer is diagnosed in around 3,200 women in the UK each year. Affecting the neck of the womb, bleeding post coitus is one warning sign of the disease - what are the other symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns about serious bleeding risk with over-the-counter antacid products containing aspirin
[06-06-2016] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about the risk of serious bleeding when using nonprescription, also known as over-the-counter or OTC, aspirin-containing antacid products to treat heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion, or upset stomach. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about cervical cancer?
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about cervical cancer. Early-stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms. Indications of more advanced cervical cancer include vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause; watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 7, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

CEO of growing Peninsula biotech steps down in wake of FDA approval, big Pfizer deal
The sudden CEO switch comes as the company preps for the launch of its prostate cancer drug, seeks FDA approval of a treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding and looks to cut deals to beef up its drug portfolio. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Latest News)
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Healers & Builders 2021: Flight medics and nurses provide crucial rural lifeline ___ (c)2020 the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) Visit the Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, N.M.) at www.lcsun-news.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Flight Medics, Nurses in NM Provide Crucial Rural Lifeline appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Special Topics)
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Flight Medic New Mexico Source Type: news

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, January 2021
This study compares the 10-g AC to the 14-g AC for decompression of a tPTX and rescue from a tension-induced pulseless electrical activity (tPEA) in the setting of 30% estimated blood volume loss without hemothorax. The authors hypothesized the 10-g AC would be more effective and have a faster rescue from tension physiology than the 14-g AC currently used by most EMS systems. This was an animal study utilizing anesthetized pigs. The researchers placed arterial and venous lines for hemodynamic monitoring. They then placed 12-mm trocars through each diaphragm through which they could infuse carbon dioxide to simulate a te...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives International Prehospital Medicine Institute Source Type: news

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, January 2021
This study compares the 10-g AC to the 14-g AC for decompression of a tPTX and rescue from a tension-induced pulseless electrical activity (tPEA) in the setting of 30% estimated blood volume loss without hemothorax. The authors hypothesized the 10-g AC would be more effective and have a faster rescue from tension physiology than the 14-g AC currently used by most EMS systems. This was an animal study utilizing anesthetized pigs. The researchers placed arterial and venous lines for hemodynamic monitoring. They then placed 12-mm trocars through each diaphragm through which they could infuse carbon dioxide to simulate a te...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives International Prehospital Medicine Institute Source Type: news

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, January 2021
This study compares the 10-g AC to the 14-g AC for decompression of a tPTX and rescue from a tension-induced pulseless electrical activity (tPEA) in the setting of 30% estimated blood volume loss without hemothorax. The authors hypothesized the 10-g AC would be more effective and have a faster rescue from tension physiology than the 14-g AC currently used by most EMS systems. This was an animal study utilizing anesthetized pigs. The researchers placed arterial and venous lines for hemodynamic monitoring. They then placed 12-mm trocars through each diaphragm through which they could infuse carbon dioxide to simulate a te...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives International Prehospital Medicine Institute Source Type: news

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, January 2021
This study compares the 10-g AC to the 14-g AC for decompression of a tPTX and rescue from a tension-induced pulseless electrical activity (tPEA) in the setting of 30% estimated blood volume loss without hemothorax. The authors hypothesized the 10-g AC would be more effective and have a faster rescue from tension physiology than the 14-g AC currently used by most EMS systems. This was an animal study utilizing anesthetized pigs. The researchers placed arterial and venous lines for hemodynamic monitoring. They then placed 12-mm trocars through each diaphragm through which they could infuse carbon dioxide to simulate a te...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives International Prehospital Medicine Institute Source Type: news

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, January 2021
This study compares the 10-g AC to the 14-g AC for decompression of a tPTX and rescue from a tension-induced pulseless electrical activity (tPEA) in the setting of 30% estimated blood volume loss without hemothorax. The authors hypothesized the 10-g AC would be more effective and have a faster rescue from tension physiology than the 14-g AC currently used by most EMS systems. This was an animal study utilizing anesthetized pigs. The researchers placed arterial and venous lines for hemodynamic monitoring. They then placed 12-mm trocars through each diaphragm through which they could infuse carbon dioxide to simulate a te...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives International Prehospital Medicine Institute Source Type: news

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, January 2021
This study compares the 10-g AC to the 14-g AC for decompression of a tPTX and rescue from a tension-induced pulseless electrical activity (tPEA) in the setting of 30% estimated blood volume loss without hemothorax. The authors hypothesized the 10-g AC would be more effective and have a faster rescue from tension physiology than the 14-g AC currently used by most EMS systems. This was an animal study utilizing anesthetized pigs. The researchers placed arterial and venous lines for hemodynamic monitoring. They then placed 12-mm trocars through each diaphragm through which they could infuse carbon dioxide to simulate a te...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives International Prehospital Medicine Institute Source Type: news

Surgery Equals Drug Tx for Bleeding in Diabetic Retinopathy Surgery Equals Drug Tx for Bleeding in Diabetic Retinopathy
A comparison of vitrectomy and anti-VEGF injections to treat vitreous hemorrhage in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy shows the pros and cons of each, but effects are similar.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - December 30, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Anticoagulants Not Tied to Higher Risk for GI Bleed in COVID-19
TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 -- Use of anticoagulation or antiplatelet agents is not a risk factor for gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding among hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to a study published online Dec. 20 in the Journal of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Empowering Women through Wisdom
Credit: Oxfam.orgBy Caryll Tozer and Soraya M. DeenCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec 22 2020 (IPS) During the COVID 19 lockdown in Sri Lanka, seven women from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds came together to deliver Wisdom and their message that women must be empowered and their voices for national unity must be heard through this movement. We called ourselves the Wisdom Women and named the online program we created, “Wisdom Wednesdays”. The program airs every fortnight and since its inception in March 2020, we have hosted 21 stimulating shows, with thousands of people watching from across the world. https://y...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Caryll Tozer and Soraya M. Deen Tags: Asia-Pacific Civil Society Featured Gender Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine use in anticoagulation and bleeding disorders, Specialist Pharmacy Service
This page summarises and signposts Information on use of the vaccine in patients who are receiving anticoagulants or have a bleeding disorder. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

911 Call: Sarasota (FL) Shark Bite Victim was ‘Bleeding to Death’
Laura Finaldi Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. (MCT) Dec. 17—The victim of a Tuesday morning shark bite has been identified as a 39-year-old man whose arm and hand were bitten while he was swimming off of Siesta Key. A female caller told a 911 operator that the victim was swimming off Siesta Key when he was bitten. He walked home afterward, but bled profusely in the house after he got back. The caller told the dispatcher that the victim was alert but “bleeding to death.” The dispatcher explained to the caller and another person present how to stop the bleeding until paramedics arrived. The ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Communications & Dispatch Industry News Trauma Florida Stop the Bleed Source Type: news

911 Call: Sarasota (FL) Shark Bite Victim was ‘Bleeding to Death’
Laura Finaldi Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. (MCT) Dec. 17—The victim of a Tuesday morning shark bite has been identified as a 39-year-old man whose arm and hand were bitten while he was swimming off of Siesta Key. A female caller told a 911 operator that the victim was swimming off Siesta Key when he was bitten. He walked home afterward, but bled profusely in the house after he got back. The caller told the dispatcher that the victim was alert but “bleeding to death.” The dispatcher explained to the caller and another person present how to stop the bleeding until paramedics arrived. The ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Communications & Dispatch Industry News Trauma Florida Stop the Bleed Source Type: news

911 Call: Sarasota (FL) Shark Bite Victim was ‘ Bleeding to Death ’
Laura Finaldi Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. (MCT) Dec. 17—The victim of a Tuesday morning shark bite has been identified as a 39-year-old man whose arm and hand were bitten while he was swimming off of Siesta Key. A female caller told a 911 operator that the victim was swimming off Siesta Key when he was bitten. He walked home afterward, but bled profusely in the house after he got back. The caller told the dispatcher that the victim was alert but “bleeding to death.” The dispatcher explained to the caller and another person present how to stop the bleeding until paramedics arrived. The ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Communications & Dispatch Industry News Trauma Florida Stop the Bleed Source Type: news

911 Call: Sarasota (FL) Shark Bite Victim was ‘Bleeding to Death’
Laura Finaldi Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. (MCT) Dec. 17—The victim of a Tuesday morning shark bite has been identified as a 39-year-old man whose arm and hand were bitten while he was swimming off of Siesta Key. A female caller told a 911 operator that the victim was swimming off Siesta Key when he was bitten. He walked home afterward, but bled profusely in the house after he got back. The caller told the dispatcher that the victim was alert but “bleeding to death.” The dispatcher explained to the caller and another person present how to stop the bleeding until paramedics arrived. The ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Communications & Dispatch Industry News Trauma Florida Stop the Bleed Source Type: news

911 Call: Sarasota (FL) Shark Bite Victim was ‘Bleeding to Death’
Laura Finaldi Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. (MCT) Dec. 17—The victim of a Tuesday morning shark bite has been identified as a 39-year-old man whose arm and hand were bitten while he was swimming off of Siesta Key. A female caller told a 911 operator that the victim was swimming off Siesta Key when he was bitten. He walked home afterward, but bled profusely in the house after he got back. The caller told the dispatcher that the victim was alert but “bleeding to death.” The dispatcher explained to the caller and another person present how to stop the bleeding until paramedics arrived. The ...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Communications & Dispatch Industry News Trauma Florida Stop the Bleed Source Type: news

911 Call: Sarasota (FL) Shark Bite Victim was ‘Bleeding to Death’
Laura Finaldi Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. (MCT) Dec. 17—The victim of a Tuesday morning shark bite has been identified as a 39-year-old man whose arm and hand were bitten while he was swimming off of Siesta Key. A female caller told a 911 operator that the victim was swimming off Siesta Key when he was bitten. He walked home afterward, but bled profusely in the house after he got back. The caller told the dispatcher that the victim was alert but “bleeding to death.” The dispatcher explained to the caller and another person present how to stop the bleeding until paramedics arrived. The ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Communications & Dispatch Industry News Trauma Florida Stop the Bleed Source Type: news

Aren ’t We Missing Food Security Experts in the Incoming President-Elect Biden-Kamala Harris Administration?
We never imagined that we would witness food insecurity being an issue in developed countries such as the US. Credit: Stephen Leahy/IPS.By Esther Ngumbi and Ifeanyi NsoforURBANA, Illinois / ABUJA, Dec 17 2020 (IPS) Food insecurity across the U.S. continues to be on the rise because of the effects of COVID-19. According to Feeding America, over 50 million Americans will experience food insecurity, including 17 million children.  We both grew up in countries referred to as “developing countries,” Ifeanyi in Nigeria and Esther in Kenya. At the time, we never imagined that we would witness food insecurity...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Esther Ngumbi and Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Source Type: news

Surgery, Drugs Similar for Treating Severe Diabetic Eye Disease
THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2020 -- Surgery and injectable drugs are equally effective in treating a serious diabetes-related eye condition, a new study indicates. It included 205 patients with bleeding inside the eye due to proliferative diabetic... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tranexamic Acid Linked to Increased Mortality Risk in Severe TBI Tranexamic Acid Linked to Increased Mortality Risk in Severe TBI
Patients with isolated severe TBI often receive tranexamic acid before hospitalization to mitigate bleeding risk, but new results suggest the agent is linked to an increased mortality risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

NH Sen. Maggie Hassan: Would Be ‘ Unconscionable ’ Not To Pass COVID Aid Package
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Keller @ Large Politics Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Jon Keller Keller At Large Maggie Hassan Source Type: news

Featured Review: Antenatal corticosteroids for accelerating fetal lung maturation in women at risk of preterm birth
The Cochrane review aboutantenatal steroids in reducing risk of infant mortality and morbidity is animportant one inCochrane's history. Cochrane's logo is based on the forest plot from the original  publication in 1982. This review has recently been updated and lead author, Fiona Stewart, tells us how the logo might look now, base on the current data.What does this update tell us?  Our overall findings can be summed up like this: antenatal steroids given to women at risk of preterm birth reduce the risk of infant mortality and morbidity. In other words, babies are more likely to survive and less likely to ha...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Relationship between risk markers for cardiovascular disease and peri-implant diseases
ConclusionHigh levels of triglyceride and uric acid may pose a risk for both peri-implant diseases and cardiovascular diseases. Prior to dental implant surgery, patients ’ serum biochemical parameters should be checked. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 9, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Clinical evaluation of the fit of lithium disilicate crowns fabricated with three different CAD-CAM systems
ConclusionsThe lithium disilicate crowns of all groups showed clinically acceptable fit. No significant differences were found among the groups in terms of periodontal conditions after 6 months.Supported by Industrial Strategic Technology Development Program (10062635, New hybrid milling machine with a resolution of less than 10 μm development, using open CAD-CAM S/W integrated platforms for one-day prosthetic treatment of 3D smart medical care system) funded By the Ministry of Trade, Industry& Energy (MOTIE, Korea).J.-J.A and E.-B.B. contributed equally to this work (co-first author). (Sour...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 7, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Nosebleed causes: Why is my nose bleeding?
NOSEBLEEDS are normally nothing to worry about, but sometimes they come on out of the blue. Why is my nose bleeding? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Benefit From Tranexamic Acid Prophylaxis in Blood Cancers No Benefit From Tranexamic Acid Prophylaxis in Blood Cancers
Tranexamic acid prophylaxis did not reduce bleeding among patients with hematologic malignancies and severe thrombocytopenia and may do more harm than good.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New follow-up phase III data reinforce the long-term benefit of Roche ’s Hemlibra for people with haemophilia A
Basel, 7 December 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced results from a new analysis of pooled, three-year follow-up data of 401 people with haemophilia A from the pivotal HAVEN 1-4 studies, which reinforce the long-term efficacy and safety profile of Hemlibra ® (emicizumab).[1]These data, from adults, adolescents and children with haemophilia A with and without factor VIII inhibitors, were presented at the all-virtual 62nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, 5-8 December 2020.“The long-term benefit of Hemlibra, with a consistent safety profile and durably effect...
Source: Roche Media News - December 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New follow-up phase III data reinforce the long-term benefit of Roche ’s Hemlibra for people with haemophilia A
Basel, 7 December 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced results from a new analysis of pooled, three-year follow-up data of 401 people with haemophilia A from the pivotal HAVEN 1-4 studies, which reinforce the long-term efficacy and safety profile of Hemlibra ® (emicizumab).[1]These data, from adults, adolescents and children with haemophilia A with and without factor VIII inhibitors, were presented at the all-virtual 62nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, 5-8 December 2020.“The long-term benefit of Hemlibra, with a consistent safety profile and durably effect...
Source: Roche Investor Update - December 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Data Demonstrate Long-Term Benefit of IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib) as First-Line Treatment for High-Risk Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
This study highlighted the need for cytogenetic/molecular testing before CIT treatment, consistent with clinical treatment guidelines.[8],[9]Real-World Prognostic Biomarker Testing, Treatment Patterns, And Dosing Among Patients With CLL/SLL From the informCLL™ Prospective Observational Registry (Abstract #547)An oral presentation on Monday, December 7, will feature results from the informCLL™ real-world prospective observational registry assessing treatment patterns in the era of novel agents.4 Key Study Findings:· The most common index treatment was IMBRUVICA®; the majority of patients treated with ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Disease-Free Survival Data from CAPTIVATE Study Demonstrate Benefit of IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib)-Based Regimen as Fixed Duration, First-Line Treatment for Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
December 5, 2020 (RARITAN, N.J.) – New data from the Phase 2 CAPTIVATE study were presented today during an oral session at the 2020 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting (Abstract #123). The study evaluated the efficacy and safety of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) plus venetoclax in the treatment of adult patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) and showed that, after achieving undetectable minimal residual disease (uMRD) in both the blood and bone marrow with the IMBRUVICA® combination regimen, the one-year disease-free survival (DFS) of patients randomized ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Increased CV and Bleeding Risk: The Price for Pain Relief? Increased CV and Bleeding Risk: The Price for Pain Relief?
A new study confirms that NSAID use post-MI significantly increased cardiovascular and bleeding risk.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Digital assessment of gingiva morphological changes and related factors after initial periodontal therapy
Conclusion: Intraoral scanning can be recommended as a method of evaluating morphological changes in gingiva. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 3, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news