EMA Takes Further Action in Ongoing Review of Tainted'Sartans'EMA Takes Further Action in Ongoing Review of Tainted'Sartans '
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has placed Zheijiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals under increased supervision and stopped Aurobindo Pharma from supplying irbesartan to the European Union.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

ALK Testing Rates Increasing in NSCLC Patients ALK Testing Rates Increasing in NSCLC Patients
Testing for mutations in the ALK gene in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who are candidates for targeted therapy nearly doubled from 2011 to 2016, according to a new study in U.S. community practices.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Infant Eye Trouble Similar With Confirmed and Suspected Antenatal Zika Exposure Infant Eye Trouble Similar With Confirmed and Suspected Antenatal Zika Exposure
Babies with suspected and confirmed antenatal Zika virus exposure have similar ocular abnormalities, and even well-appearing infants may have Zika-related eye manifestations, report clinicians from Brazil.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - September 17, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Metabolomic Analyses Predict Lung Injury After 9/11 Disaster Metabolomic Analyses Predict Lung Injury After 9/11 Disaster
Metabolomic analyses of rescue workers at the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster on September 11, 2001 have identified pathways associated with loss of lung function that might be used to inform treatment of similar lung injuries, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Cumulative BP Measures Better for CV Risk Prediction Cumulative BP Measures Better for CV Risk Prediction
Algorithms used for risk prediction of cardiovascular disease would be more accurate if they included a more sophisticated measure of blood pressure history rather than a single current value as is the case currently, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Simple CT Scan Eliminates Need for Surgery in Kidney Cancer Simple CT Scan Eliminates Need for Surgery in Kidney Cancer
A simple CT scan measurement discriminates between a benign form of kidney cancer and a more lethal subtype with high degree of accuracy, allowing surgery to be avoided.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Enteric Infections Common in IBD Flares Enteric Infections Common in IBD Flares
About one in six patients experiencing flares of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have non-Clostridium difficile enteric infections, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

MRI-Adjusted Risk Calculator Could Reduce Need for Repeat Prostate Biopsies MRI-Adjusted Risk Calculator Could Reduce Need for Repeat Prostate Biopsies
The use of an MRI-adjusted risk calculator for high-grade prostate cancer could reduce the need for repeat prostate biopsies by more than a third, researchers from the Netherlands report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gene-Editing Startups Ignite the Next'Frankenfood' Fight Gene-Editing Startups Ignite the Next'Frankenfood' Fight
In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory, a tiny company that has never turned a profit is poised to beat the world's biggest agriculture firms to market with the next potential breakthrough in genetic engineering - a crop with"edited" DNA.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Vitamin D No Benefit in Pregnancy for Fetal or Infant Growth Vitamin D No Benefit in Pregnancy for Fetal or Infant Growth
Supplementation in a population of pregnant women with high rates of vitamin D deficiency showed no effect on fetal or infant growth measures compared with placebo.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Routine Lab Testing of Little Value in Surveillance of Aggressive Lymphoma Routine Lab Testing of Little Value in Surveillance of Aggressive Lymphoma
Routine laboratory testing has limited value in the surveillance of aggressive lymphoma in asymptomatic patients in complete remission, researchers from Australia report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 11, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gut-microbiome Biomarkers Identify Early Hepatocellular Carcinoma Gut-microbiome Biomarkers Identify Early Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Patisiran (Onpattro) for Polyneuropathy in hAATR FDA OKs Patisiran (Onpattro) for Polyneuropathy in hAATR
Patisiran is the first FDA-approved treatment for polyneuropathy caused by hATTR and the first RNA-based therapy to treat a rare disease.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Infectious Zika Virus Persist in Semen for More Than 30 Days Infectious Zika Virus Persist in Semen for More Than 30 Days
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Nonaspiration Biopsy, Small Needles Improve Thyroid Nodule Dx Nonaspiration Biopsy, Small Needles Improve Thyroid Nodule Dx
Biopsy of routine thyroid nodules should be performed without aspiration to reduce the likelihood of not achieving a diagnosis; smaller-gauge needles don't compromise results either, according to a new review.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Inflammatory Biomarker Has J-Shaped Relationship With Early Menopause Inflammatory Biomarker Has J-Shaped Relationship With Early Menopause
Women with moderate levels of the inflammatory biomarker TNF-alpha (TNFa) may be at lower risk of early menopause, Nurses'Health Study data suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Compliance With SEP-1 Quality Measure Does Not Affect Sepsis Mortality Compliance With SEP-1 Quality Measure Does Not Affect Sepsis Mortality
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

HSPA1L Variants Linked to Recurrent Preterm Birth HSPA1L Variants Linked to Recurrent Preterm Birth
Variants in the gene HSPA1L are likely responsible for recurrent spontaneous preterm birth in some families, according to a new study using whole-exome sequencing (WES).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

In Vivo Gene Editing Lowers Cholesterol in Animal Model In Vivo Gene Editing Lowers Cholesterol in Animal Model
Inactivation of the gene PCSK9 in macaque liver using targeted meganuclease-mediated DNA breaks leads to stable reduction of serum cholesterol levels, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Lower Risk Of Follicular Lymphoma Transformation With Rituximab Lower Risk Of Follicular Lymphoma Transformation With Rituximab
The risk of transformation of follicular lymphoma is significantly lower with rituximab treatment, according to results from the Aristotle study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Genesis of Toxic Tau in Alzheimer's Disease Revealed Genesis of Toxic Tau in Alzheimer's Disease Revealed
New research provides novel insights into the shape-shifting nature of tau protein and suggests new avenues for Alzheimer's drug development.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

E-Cigarette Flavorings May Damage Blood Vessels and Heart E-Cigarette Flavorings May Damage Blood Vessels and Heart
E-cigarette liquids sweetened with flavorings like clove and vanilla may damage endothelial cells in the blood vessels and heart, a small experiment suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Lipoprotein Apheresis Acutely Improves Coronary Microvascular Function Lipoprotein Apheresis Acutely Improves Coronary Microvascular Function
Lipoprotein apheresis acutely improves coronary microvascular function in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

TEDDY: More Small Clues to the Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes TEDDY: More Small Clues to the Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes
Latest TEDDY findings point to childhood infections, in particular gastrointestinal infections, as drivers of islet autoimmunity subtypes in the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Diagnostic Criteria May Up Risk of Misdiagnosing Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma New Diagnostic Criteria May Up Risk of Misdiagnosing Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Reclassification of a type of thyroid cancer as noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP) may lead to misdiagnosis of classic papillary thyroid carcinoma with prominent follicular pattern, according to a review of recently published studies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Assessing Hepatitis C Spontaneous Clearance Assessing Hepatitis C Spontaneous Clearance
How common is clearance of HCV without treatment, and how does this vary over time? What demographic and clinical factors are associated with spontaneous clearance?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 6, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

No Drugs, No Alcohol in U.S. Celebrity Chef Bourdain's Body When He Died - Prosecutor No Drugs, No Alcohol in U.S. Celebrity Chef Bourdain's Body When He Died - Prosecutor
U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics or alcohol in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Common Psychiatric Disorders Share Genetic Underpinnings Common Psychiatric Disorders Share Genetic Underpinnings
A massive new study finds a high degree of genetic overlap between psychiatric disorders that current clinical diagnostic categories do not accurately reflect.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Point-of-Care Test to Diagnose Diabetes FDA Clears First Point-of-Care Test to Diagnose Diabetes
The Afinion HbA1c Dx assay, for use with the Afinion AS100 Analyzer, is the first rapid point-of-care test cleared to diagnose diabetes and assess a patient's risk of developing the disease.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Roche Pays $2.4 Bln for Rest of Cancer Expert Foundation Medicine Roche Pays $2.4 Bln for Rest of Cancer Expert Foundation Medicine
Swiss drugmaker Roche is paying $2.4 billion to buy the rest of Foundation Medicine (FMI), raising its bet on the U.S. genomic profiling group's ability to personalize cancer care.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Genetic Testing in Relatives of Pancreatic Cancer Patients? Genetic Testing in Relatives of Pancreatic Cancer Patients?
Genetic testing guidelines in pancreatic cancer are urgently needed for patients with pancreatic cancer and their worried relatives.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Faulty Insulin Secretion Key to Glucose Dysregulation in PD? Faulty Insulin Secretion Key to Glucose Dysregulation in PD?
Patients with moderate to advanced Parkinson's disease exhibit higher glucose levels than healthy controls during glucose tolerance testing, without the expected rise of insulin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Scientists Map Genetic Codes Of 3,000 Dangerous Bacteria Scientists Map Genetic Codes Of 3,000 Dangerous Bacteria
Scientists seeking new ways to fight drug-resistant superbugs have mapped the genomes of more than 3,000 bacteria, including samples of a bug taken from Alexander Fleming's nose and a dysentery-causing strain from a World War One soldier.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Variability in Gene-sequencing Panels Could Mean Missed Early-life Epilepsy Diagnoses Variability in Gene-sequencing Panels Could Mean Missed Early-life Epilepsy Diagnoses
Variability among next-generation sequencing (NGS) panels for early-life epilepsies could cause some confirmed epilepsy genes to be missed, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Portable Eye Device May Aid Schizophrenia Diagnosis Portable Eye Device May Aid Schizophrenia Diagnosis
A simple handheld device may aid in diagnosing schizophrenia, as well as help predict relapse, evaluate symptom severity, and assess treatment effectiveness.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 6, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Experts Outline Ethics Issues With Use of Genealogy DNA to Solve Crimes Experts Outline Ethics Issues With Use of Genealogy DNA to Solve Crimes
With recent revelations that U.S. law enforcement can - and already has - dipped into consumer genealogy DNA databases to help solve crimes, experts say more discussion of the ethical issues raised by this unintended use of personal information is needed.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 4, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Magnetically Controlled Capsule Gastroscopy for Gastric Ca Screen Magnetically Controlled Capsule Gastroscopy for Gastric Ca Screen
Magnetically controlled capsule gastroscopy may be a safe and clinically effective way to screen large asymptomatic populations for gastric cancer, Chinese researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Algorithm Allows Automated Blood Typing Algorithm Allows Automated Blood Typing
A new algorithm based on whole-genome sequencing (bloodTyper) allows automated typing of red blood cell (RBC) and platelet antigens, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 29, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

BRAF Mutations Tied to Post-surgery Prognosis in Colorectal Liver Cancer BRAF Mutations Tied to Post-surgery Prognosis in Colorectal Liver Cancer
The V600E BRAF mutation is associated with poorer prognosis and increased risk of recurrence in patients who have undergone resection of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM), according to a large cohort study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Single-Injection Inactivated Polio Vaccine Immunogenic in Rats Single-Injection Inactivated Polio Vaccine Immunogenic in Rats
A new, stabilized single-injection inactivated polio vaccine elicits neutralizing immune responses in rats, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Murine Gene Splice Hints at Familial-Dysautonomia Fix Murine Gene Splice Hints at Familial-Dysautonomia Fix
Researchers have used antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) in mice and human cells to correct the genetic splicing defect that leads to familial dysautonomia.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 14, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Large Lipoprotein(a) Reductions Needed for Clinical Benefit Large Lipoprotein(a) Reductions Needed for Clinical Benefit
Absolute Lp(a) level reductions of 100 mg/dL are needed to substantially reduce coronary heart disease risk, potentially explaining the relative failure of recent trials, say US researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Cardio-oncology Not Just for Subspecialists Cardio-oncology Not Just for Subspecialists
Dr Walton-Shirley leads a discussion with Drs Barac and Mehta on what cardio-oncology encompasses today and why many specialties even primary care should take note.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Irish Cancer Screening Scandal Erupts, Is Tied to US Lab Irish Cancer Screening Scandal Erupts, Is Tied to US Lab
More than 200 women received false negative cytology results when they actually had cervical cancer. The scandal involves outsourcing of testing to the United States and withholding information from patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Next-Gen Sequencing at Diagnosis for Patients With Lung Cancer Next-Gen Sequencing at Diagnosis for Patients With Lung Cancer
Dr Mark Kris discusses next-gen sequencing as part of the routine care for patients with lung cancer, underscoring the importance of testing at diagnosis to facilitate appropriate, targeted treatment.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Future Cancer-screening More Likely With Prior False-positive Tests Future Cancer-screening More Likely With Prior False-positive Tests
Patients with false-positive results on cancer screening tests may be more likely to engage in future cancer screenings, according to a review of medical records.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sigmoidoscopy Curbs Colon Cancer Risk and Death for Men, Not Women Sigmoidoscopy Curbs Colon Cancer Risk and Death for Men, Not Women
Sigmoidoscopy screening in Norway reduced colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and death in men but had little effect in women, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Circulating Tumor Cell Count Predicts Early Breast Cancer Outcomes Circulating Tumor Cell Count Predicts Early Breast Cancer Outcomes
Circulating tumor cell (CTC) count independently predicts outcomes in women with early breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, according to a meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Quick Portable Test Could Widen Reach of HCV Diagnosis Quick Portable Test Could Widen Reach of HCV Diagnosis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Online Calculator Predicts Urinary Tract Infection in Young Febrile Children Online Calculator Predicts Urinary Tract Infection in Young Febrile Children
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news