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

Pembro Plus Chemo: Practice-Changing for mNSCLC Pembro Plus Chemo: Practice-Changing for mNSCLC
Adding pembrolizumab to chemotherapy provided significant improvement in both overall and progression-free survival; the results have been hailed as practice-changing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Oxygen Device Maker Inogen Discloses Customer Data Breach Oxygen Device Maker Inogen Discloses Customer Data Breach
Oxygen supply device maker Inogen Inc said on Friday it was notifying 30,000 existing and former customers following a data breach that led to improper access of personal details of some rental clients.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

GSK Slims Portfolio With Sale of Rare Disease Gene Therapy Drugs GSK Slims Portfolio With Sale of Rare Disease Gene Therapy Drugs
GlaxoSmithKline is divesting its rare disease gene therapy drugs to Orchard Therapeutics, it said on Thursday, as Chief Executive Emma Walmsley makes good on her promise to prune the drugmaker's pharmaceuticals portfolio.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Drop in Thyroidectomy Rates for Thyroid Carcinoma Drop in Thyroidectomy Rates for Thyroid Carcinoma
The rates of upfront total thyroidectomy and completion thyroidectomy for well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma (WDTC) have decreased since implementation of the updated 2015 American Thyroid Association guidelines.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Autofluorescence vs Chromoendoscopy for Dysplasia Surveillance in UC Autofluorescence vs Chromoendoscopy for Dysplasia Surveillance in UC
Autofluorescence imaging is inferior to chromoendoscopy for detecting neoplasms in patients with long-standing ulcerative colitis (UC), according to results from the FIND-UC trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 9, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Respiratory-Muscle Genetics May Underlie Some Sudden Infant Deaths Respiratory-Muscle Genetics May Underlie Some Sudden Infant Deaths
Genetic impairment of respiratory muscles via the SCN4A gene may be linked to certain cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 9, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Even Without Pyuria, Symptomatic Kids With Neurogenic Bladder Need Urine Culture Even Without Pyuria, Symptomatic Kids With Neurogenic Bladder Need Urine Culture
In children with neurogenic bladders who require clean intermittent catheterization (CIC), Enterococcus bacteria may grow in urine culture without pyuria (pus in the urine typically from bacterial infection) or positive leukocyte esterase, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Pfizer in Deal With Allogene to Develop Cancer Cell Therapies Pfizer in Deal With Allogene to Develop Cancer Cell Therapies
Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it would take a 25 percent stake in Allogene Therapeutics to accelerate the development of CAR T cell therapies sourced from donors instead of patients.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Poly-ligand Profiling May Best Predict Response to Trastuzumab Poly-ligand Profiling May Best Predict Response to Trastuzumab
Poly-ligand profiling (PLP), a proprietary technology platform, has the potential to improve patient stratification for trastuzumab by predicting responders more accurately than standard testing, according to a proof-of-concept study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Methamphetamine Abuse Exacts Heavy Toll on the Heart Methamphetamine Abuse Exacts Heavy Toll on the Heart
A large case series sheds light on pulmonary arterial hypertension and dilated cardiomyopathy associated with methamphetamine abuse.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 27, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Immunoediting Processes Help CRC Escape Immune Attack Immunoediting Processes Help CRC Escape Immune Attack
Frequent immunoediting helps microsatellite-instability-high (MSI-high) colorectal cancer evade the immune system, according to a new genomic analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Insufficient Lab Medicine in Low-, Middle-Income Countries Insufficient Lab Medicine in Low-, Middle-Income Countries
Pathology and laboratory medicine (PALM) services need to be expanded and improved to address a crucial unmet need in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Fecal Microbiota Profile Predicts Ustekinumab Response in Crohn's Fecal Microbiota Profile Predicts Ustekinumab Response in Crohn's
Data on patients ’ fecal microbiota can be used to predict their response to ustekinumab therapy for Crohn's disease, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Noninvasive Biomarkers of AD Will Soon Be Reality Noninvasive Biomarkers of AD Will Soon Be Reality
Progress is being made in the search for a simple test for Alzheimer disease.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Targeted Genotyping for Chronic Postsurgical Pain Targeted Genotyping for Chronic Postsurgical Pain
Are there specific genetic factors that might identify patients at greater risk of chronic postsurgical pain?Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Low-Calorie Sweetener Boosts Fat Accumulation in Explanted Cells Low-Calorie Sweetener Boosts Fat Accumulation in Explanted Cells
Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners may promote metabolic dysfunction and predispose people to diabetes, particularly in individuals with obesity, hints in vitro research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Monsanto Backs New Company Focused on Gene Editing, Not GMOs Monsanto Backs New Company Focused on Gene Editing, Not GMOs
Monsanto Co will fund a new U.S. company that aims to develop crops using technology known as gene editing, rather than the genetic modification that helped it become the world's biggest seed seller.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 21, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Many Men Still Get PSA Testing Without Shared Decision-making Many Men Still Get PSA Testing Without Shared Decision-making
Many men are not fully informed of the pros and cons of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and do not share in the decision-making process, according to a new U.S. study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

JC Virus May Be Undetectable in CSF in Some Patients With Small PML Lesions JC Virus May Be Undetectable in CSF in Some Patients With Small PML Lesions
JC virus (JCV) may be undetectable in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of natalizumab-treated patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who have small progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) lesions, according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news