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Wolters Kluwer to Publish Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that it will begin publishing the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (JCRS) under its Lippincott portfolio as part of a new partnership with the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)...
16-Jan-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Virtual Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement Brings Similar Outcomes, Lower Costs

A virtual system for in-home physical therapy (PT) provides good outcomes for patients undergoing rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) – with lower costs than traditional in-person PT, reports a study in the January 15, 2020...
16-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Black Patients Have Worse Outcomes of Lower Spinal Fusion Surgery

Black patients undergoing lumbar (lower) spinal fusion surgery have worse outcomes – including higher complication rates, more hospital days, and higher costs – compared to white patients, suggests a study in Spine. The journal is published in...
15-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Low-Fat Diet Linked to Lower Testosterone Levels in Men

For the many men diagnosed with testosterone deficiency, losing weight can help increase testosterone levels. But certain diets – specifically a low-fat diet – may be associated with a small but significant reduction in testosterone, suggests a...
10-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Harnessing Biology and Technology to Develop New Depression Treatments – Update from Harvard Review of Psychiatry

New research into the biology of depression, along with new and evolving technologies, provides the basis for developing the next generation of treatments for major depressive disorder (MDD), according to the special January/February issue of...
9-Jan-2020 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder – PAIN Reports® Presents Update on Rare Neurological Disorder

Imagine living with unwanted sexual arousals, occurring unexpectedly and repeatedly, unrelated to any sexual desire or pleasure. That’s the situation for women with a rare and disabling condition called persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD),...
9-Jan-2020 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mesothelioma Linked to Asbestos in Talcum Powder

Thirty-three cases of the asbestos-related lung cancer mesothelioma draw attention to talcum powder as a non-occupational source of exposure to asbestos, according to a study in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
9-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Are We Waiting Long Enough?' Study Raises Questions on Timing of Intracranial Pressure Measurements

Careful monitoring of pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure, or ICP) is crucial for some neurocritical care patients. But current procedures for measuring ICP via an external ventricular drain (EVD) may not leave enough time for accurate...
7-Jan-2020 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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