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FDA Okays IN.PACT 018 Drug-Coated Balloon for PAD
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974732

May 27th, 2022 - The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the IN.PACT 018 drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease, Medtronic announced today. The paclitaxel-coated balloon is indicated for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of de novo, restenotic, or in-stent restenotic lesions up to 360 mm in length with vessel diameters of 4 to 7 mm, located in the superficial fem...

Double the Pleasure: Stim Patch Delays Early Ejaculation: Study
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974773

May 27th, 2022 - A wearable patch that delivers electrical stimulation to the perineum may postpone premature ejaculation, according to research presented at the 2022 annual meeting of the American Urological Association. The disposable device appears to work by helping men contract the muscles in the pelvic floor, allowing them to postpone climax. Among 34 men with a lifelong history of premature ejaculation, ...

MSK scientists identify new — and very common — subtype of prostate cancer
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954169

May 27th, 2022 - A previously unknown subtype of hormone-resistant prostate cancer accounts for about 30% of all cases, according to a new study from a team of scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Weill Cornell Medicine, published May 27, 2022, in the journal Science. The results could pave the way for targeted therapies for people with this subtype of prostate cancer. Prior to this re...

Watching video feed of hospitalized baby improves pumping experience
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954221

May 27th, 2022 - Parents who used videoconferencing technology to view their hospitalized baby reported an improved pumping experience while expressing milk for their premature infant. Videoconferencing also helped the whole family connect to their infant in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). These findings were published in Breastfeeding Medicine this month. “Breast milk feeding is an essential component...

Biomedical engineers design drug-delivery solution for low-resource settings
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/953430

May 27th, 2022 - Administering medications to children poses unique challenges, especially in resource-limited countries with high infant and child mortality rates. Many drugs are solids or tablets, which are not easily swallowed by children and difficult to dose according to a child’s weight. While liquid and semi-solid alternatives exist for some drugs, many medications lack this option, or become unstable wi...

Same symptom – different cause?
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954150

May 27th, 2022 - Nowadays doctors define and diagnose most diseases on the basis of symptoms. However, that does not necessarily mean that the illnesses of patients with similar symptoms will have identical causes or demonstrate the same molecular changes. In biomedicine, one often speaks of the molecular mechanisms of a disease. This refers to changes in the regulation of genes, proteins or metabolic pathways ...

Circular RNA circCCNB1 inhibits the migration and invasion of nasopharyngeal carcinoma through binding and stabilizing TJP1 mRNA
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954152

May 27th, 2022 - This study is led by Prof. Wei Xiong (Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Cancer Invasion of the Chinese Ministry of Education, Cancer Research Institute, Central South University) and Prof. Fuyan Wang (Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Cancer Invasion of the Chinese Ministry of Education, Cancer Research Institute, Central South University). Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is the most commo...

On the way to smart hearing aids
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954127

May 27th, 2022 - Smart hearing aids that adapt to the individual needs of the user: for the last four years, the researchers of the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) Hearing Acoustics have been working towards this goal. Now the German Research Foundation (DFG) has extended the funding of the project. Led by Prof. Dr. Volker Hohmann, a hearing researcher at the University of Oldenburg, the CRC will receive up...

‘Cool’ way of eradicating fat a promising therapy for many medical conditions
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/254986/aesthetic-dermatology/cool-way-eradicating-fat-promising-therapy-many
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May 26th, 2022 - SAN DIEGO – During her third year in the combined Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital dermatology residency program in 2011, Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, attended a lecture presented by R. Rox Anderson, MD, director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at MGH.

Clinical Trial Upgrades Will Open Care Up to More People
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974693

May 26th, 2022 - Trishna Bharadia has multiple sclerosis and works as a patient engagement consultant and is often asked to participate in clinical trials. Mostly, though, she turns them down. She has to; a resident of rural England, Bharadia lives hours away from most clinical trial sites. Even if one were closer, the medical care typically requires time off work, which is hard for her to get. Bharadia partici...

Quick Pivot Helped Maintain Standard of Schizophrenia Care During COVID
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974711

May 26th, 2022 - During the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health clinics in the United States successfully upheld the standard of care for patients with schizophrenia using telepsychiatry and long-acting injectable antipsychotics (LAIs), a new survey data show. "Mental health centers rose to the challenge and did what they needed to do for their patients," study investigator Dawn Velligan, PhD, University of Texas ...

Airway Injuries 'Devastating' After Battery Ingestions
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974712

May 26th, 2022 - Severe airway injuries are a "not infrequent" consequence after children swallow button batteries, which are commonly found in many household electronics, according to a systematic review published online in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery. Most literature has focused on esophageal injury, but "the direct apposition of the esophagus to the trachea and recurrent laryngeal nerves also pla...

Approaching ASCO 2022: Collaborations in the Management of Bladder Cancer
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974643

May 26th, 2022 - In anticipation of the first in-person ASCO conference since the start of the COVID pandemic, Cheryl Lee, MD, considers several dimensions of the impending meeting, among them updates on novel therapies currently under investigation, and the opportunities such gatherings nurture regarding collaborations, both within the academy and extending outward into community-based organizations and indust...

Can TTR Predict Better Outcomes in Renal Denervation Patients?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974661

May 26th, 2022 - New support for using time in target range (TTR) to assess the clinical impact of renal denervation and lifetime burden of disease in patients with uncontrolled hypertension comes from two analyses presented at EuroPCR 2022. Between 6- and 36-month follow-up in the Global SYMPLICITY Registry, the major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE) rate was 2.9% in patients who spent more than 50% in TTR ...

Novavax Missed Its Global Moonshot but Is Angling to Win Over mRNA Defectors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974670

May 26th, 2022 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Novavax hitched its wagon to the global coronavirus pandemic. Before most Americans truly grasped the scope of the danger, the small Maryland biotech startup had secured $1.6 billion in U.S. funding for its covid vaccine. Its moonshot goal: delivering 2 billion shots to the world by mid-2021. Al...

'Cool' Way of Eradicating Fat Has Potential for Treating Several Medical Conditions
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974672

May 26th, 2022 - SAN DIEGO – During her third year in the combined Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital dermatology residency program in 2011, Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, attended a lecture presented by R. Rox Anderson, MD, director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at MGH. He described the concept of selective cryolipolysis – the method of removing fat by topical cooling that eventually led to the method ...

Metaverse: Where Are the Medical Ethics?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/973273

May 26th, 2022 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hi. I'm Art Caplan, and I'm at the Division of Medical Ethics at New York University's Grossman School of Medicine. Some of you know that Mark Zuckerberg has spun out a bigger entity of his Facebook company called Meta; what he's talking about is a company that's going to try to create an artificial world using the internet in the future — the so-cal...

Cedars-Sinai May research highlights
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954112

May 26th, 2022 - A new study led by Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, executive director of Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's, identified a gene that plays an important role in a biological pathway involved in embryo development. The findings could explain why some babies are born with physical abnormalities and why some adults develop diseases such as cancer. The study is published in Nature Communications. Read more> Gettin...

More young people begin recreational cannabis use illegally in states that legalize it
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/953631

May 26th, 2022 - Once a state legalizes recreational cannabis, residents are more likely to start using it, including those too young to do so legally, report researchers at University of California San Diego. The findings, published online in the May 26, 2022 issue of Addiction, counter claims that legalization does not increase cannabis use, particularly among youth. The observational study tracked 6,925 yout...

Kaiser Permanente studies at ASCO Annual Meeting highlight advances in cancer care delivery
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954065

May 26th, 2022 - OAKLAND, CA – MAY 26, 2022 – Kaiser Permanente, which cares for more than 500,000 cancer patients every year, will present 10 studies at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting (June 3-7, 2022 in Chicago) that offer new insights into how to improve the delivery of cancer care so that more patients benefit. Kaiser Permanente researchers contributed to an additional 12 studies focused on novel treatment adv...