Alphabet Unit Halts Glucose-Detecting Contact Lens Project Alphabet Unit Halts Glucose-Detecting Contact Lens Project
Alphabet Inc's life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highest-profile projects, a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Frailty Independent Risk Factor for Bleeding in AMI Frailty Independent Risk Factor for Bleeding in AMI
Making a formal diagnosis of frailty is'critical'in older myocardial infarction patients managed invasively so that bleeding-avoidance strategies can be implemented, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

A New Blood Test May Help Monitor Celiac Disease Activity A New Blood Test May Help Monitor Celiac Disease Activity
A new biomarker assay may detect celiac disease and monitor its progress, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Some Infants at High Risk of Meningitis May Be Missed Without Lumbar Puncture Some Infants at High Risk of Meningitis May Be Missed Without Lumbar Puncture
Feverish young infants discharged from an emergency department (ED) without cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) testing may be at risk for meningitis and should be followed closely, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Genetic Variants May Be Tied to Otitis Media Risk Genetic Variants May Be Tied to Otitis Media Risk
Population-specific FUT2 variants appear to confer risk for otitis media susceptibility in multiple cohorts of different ethnicity, according to a multinational group of researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Biochemical Recurrence Predicts Prostate-Cancer Survival in Some Biochemical Recurrence Predicts Prostate-Cancer Survival in Some
Biochemical recurrence predicts survival in men with prostate cancer who have additional specific clinical risk factors, according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Peanut Risk, Reactions to Marijuana Headline Allergy Meeting Peanut Risk, Reactions to Marijuana Headline Allergy Meeting
Results will be presented on a product designed to help protect kids from accidental peanut exposure, and the latest promising asthma treatments will be highlighted during a plenary.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Scientists Launch Plan to Map Genes of All Complex Life on Earth Scientists Launch Plan to Map Genes of All Complex Life on Earth
Scientists launched a vast project on Thursday to map the genetic code of all 1.5 million known species of complex life on earth, aiming to complete the work within a decade.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 3, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Higher-Risk Donor Hearts May Offer Better Survival Than Waiting Higher-Risk Donor Hearts May Offer Better Survival Than Waiting
A retrospective analysis shows that extra time on the wait list is not worth waiting for a lower-risk heart.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Eli Lilly Makes Bet on Gene-Silencing Drug Firm Dicerna Eli Lilly Makes Bet on Gene-Silencing Drug Firm Dicerna
Eli Lilly and Co is spending $100 million for a stake in Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc as part of a licensing deal, making it the latest major drugmaker to bet on gene-silencing technology.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Mindfulness Meditation May Reduce Anxiety With Breast Biopsy Mindfulness Meditation May Reduce Anxiety With Breast Biopsy
A brief session of guided mindfulness-based meditation may help women undergoing a stereotactic breast biopsy to feel less anxious, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

HCV Core Antigen Cost-Saving Alternative for Diagnosing Hepatitis C HCV Core Antigen Cost-Saving Alternative for Diagnosing Hepatitis C
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Plasma-Based Genotyping Enhances Personalized Therapy of Metastatic Lung Cancer Plasma-Based Genotyping Enhances Personalized Therapy of Metastatic Lung Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 29, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Dysplastic Nevi: Monitoring and Management Dysplastic Nevi: Monitoring and Management
Is it safe to observe moderately dysplastic nevi with positive histologic margins, or is the risk for cutaneous melanoma too high?Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers Partners With Healthy.io for Smartphone-Based Urine Testing Siemens Healthineers Partners With Healthy.io for Smartphone-Based Urine Testing
Siemens Healthineers has teamed up with Israeli start-up Healthy.io to allow patients to monitor their albumin-to-creatinine ratio in urine tests at home by using a smartphone camera that scans a dipstick and sends the results to their doctor.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

H. Pylori Antibodies May Point to Colorectal Cancer Risk H. Pylori Antibodies May Point to Colorectal Cancer Risk
Antibodies to Vacuolating cytotoxin A (VacA), one of the major toxins secreted by Helicobacter pylori, show a relationship with colorectal cancer, according to a large study of serum.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Observation May Be Acceptable for Moderately Dysplastic Nevi With Positive Margins Observation May Be Acceptable for Moderately Dysplastic Nevi With Positive Margins
Routine skin surveillance is a"reasonable" approach to managing moderately dysplastic nevi with positive histologic margins, although patients with two or more such nevi are at increased risk of developing cutaneous melanoma at a different site, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

PET Scans Show No Brain GABA Receptor Deficiency in Autism PET Scans Show No Brain GABA Receptor Deficiency in Autism
The potential therapeutic target of brain GABA type A deficiency linked to reduced receptors is undercut by an imaging study showing no reduction in receptors, although possible impairment in signaling.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Biomarker May Predict Breast Cancer Relapse Biomarker May Predict Breast Cancer Relapse
NR2F1 expression may indicate whether or not a breast cancer patient's original tumor has metastasized to bone, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsy May Reveal Treatment Response in Pediatric Brain Tumors Liquid Biopsy May Reveal Treatment Response in Pediatric Brain Tumors
In children with diffuse midline glioma (DMG), liquid biopsy based on analyses of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) or plasma shows promise for detecting mutational load and may serve as tool for assessing tumor response to treatment, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Urine Exosome Assay Could Curb Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies Urine Exosome Assay Could Curb Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies
Exosome Diagnostics'ExoDx Prostate (IntelliScore) (EPI) urine exosome gene expression assay may help avoid unnecessary prostate biopsies, according to a large prospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

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