Dr. David Dudzinski on COVID-19 from the Boston Epicenter
Friday, November 27, 2020
Novel Antioxidant Can Provide a Number of Health Benefits for Peripheral Artery Disease According to 11 Patient Published Study
The novel antioxidant specifically targets mitochondria, considered the powerhouse of the cell. The study was led by Assistant Professor Song-Young Park, Ph.D., and published in the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology.
Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology Releases Study on Paradigm Shifts in Medical Care During COVID-19 Pandemic
November 19, 2020 Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) colleagues and Dr. James Siegler identify that it should come as no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic and its many "waves" has led to...
Musculoskeletal Organizations Support Bill to Mitigate Medicare Changes, Safeguard Care During COVID-19 Pandemic
“Orthopaedic surgeons across the country play a critical role in safeguarding musculoskeletal health, treating bone cancers, chronic mobility problems, workplace injuries, and other pressing conditions,” wrote AAOS President Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS. “It is essential that access to these services by the American public remain.”
Tidepool Completes Its Summative Human Factors Validation Stud for Tidepool Loop: Open Source Diabetes Nonprofit Down to Final Steps in Preparation for FDA Submission
Tidepool notes: Built on the extraordinary foundation of the do-it-yourself diabetes community’s original Loop app, Tidepool Loop is a first-of-its-kind project to take a patient-led innovation and shepherd it through US FDA’s regulatory process with the goal to make the app more broadly accessible to people with diabetes and their clinicians.
AGA reports The U.S. Multisociety Task Force on Colorectal Cancer has released new guidance for endoscopists on how to assess colorectal lesions for features associated with cancer, discuss how these factors guide management and outline when to advise surgery after malignant polyp removal.
Ted Kyle, RPH, MBA, and a team of obesity experts surveyed a total of 7,076 adults in 2017 and 2020.
HFC Raises Over $325K and Connects Over 2000 Supporters for Alzheimer’s Awareness During First Virtual Game Show, Hosted by Seth Rogen
HFC is an organization dedicated to caring for families impacted by Alzheimer's, educating young people about living a brain-healthy life, and accelerating progress in Alzheimer's care and prevention-focused research.
Henry M Jackson Foundation For The Advancement Of Military Medicine Licenses Herpes Virus Vaccine Technology for Advanced Development
Henry M Jackson Foundation For The Advancement Of Military Medicine reports research for these technologies was conducted by DoD researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences nd patented by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation under the USU-HJF Joint Office of Technology Transfer.
However, there is still an ongoing debate on whether patients who have undergone total joint arthroplasty are at an increased risk of falls and fragility fractures.
The Leon Center is inspired by Martin Leon, MD, FACC, and his legacy of innovation in cardiovascular care. Leon is a distinguished pioneer in interventional cardiology and the founder and director of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), a leading scientific symposium dedicated to interventional cardiovascular medicine.
American College of Radiology and University of Pennsylvania Create Joint Program to Advance Quantitative Imaging Diagnostics and Analytics
The collaboration will leverage the American College of Radiology industry-leading research infrastructure and Penn’s scientific expertise in a joint effort to more rapidly advance imaging informatics.
Comprised of a cancellous core and cortical endplates, VertiGraft ACIS VG2 is uniquely engineered to provide mechanical strength, reduce migration, and facilitate early vascularization and bone remodeling.
October 6, 2020 ACC Quality Summit Virtual will feature several poster presentations on COVID-19 impacts within cardiology practice over the last several months. Research is focused on the sustainability of...
Mercy Ships, a faith-based global organization powered by charitable donors and volunteers, has been providing world-class surgical care to those in need for more than 40 years, free of charge.
“Heart Failure is the No. 1 diagnosis leading to potentially preventable hospitalizations, especially among the elderly,” said ACC Interim CEO Cathleen Gates. “Advancing quality, equity and value of cardiovascular care is a strategic priority for the College, and programs like this help us to optimize HF patient treatment and care and outcomes.”
The treatment scenarios provided by this AUC stem from the recommendations in the Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) issued by the AAOS in March 2019.
ACC’s COVID-19 response initiative offers a virtual education series, resources to meet clinicians’ evolving needs in ensuring patient safety and quality cardiovascular care during the pandemic
MDIC Releases Best Practices for Communicating Benefit, Risk, and Uncertainty for Medical Devices: Register for 10/2/20 Webinar
MDIC states the report focuses on providing evidence-based best practices for enhancing communication with patients about medical devices so that patients can make informed treatment decisions.
IVC Filter Guidelines Published by SIR – Allows Physicians Treating Patients at Risk of a PE to Make Evidence-Based Decisions
“IVC Filter guidelines allow physicians treating patients at risk of a pulmonary embolism to make evidence-based decisions about the use of IVC filters,” said John A. Kaufman, MD, MS, FSIR, the guidelines’ primary author and chair of the department of interventional radiology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
Hospital Ranking Systems Can Be Misleading for Orthopedic Care: Subject to Misrepresentation That Can Lead to Frustration That May Confuse Patients
The hospital rating system study revealed that the systems generally rate hospitals based on varied data sources and different methodologies that lack robust formal validation. Thus, they are subject to a misrepresentation that can lead to alienated, frustrated, and confused patients.
Kidney Walk LaceUp 2020: National Kidney Foundation and LogistiCare Team Up: Walkers Can Join from Their Homes
Kidney Walk LaceUp represents an opportunity for participants to come together in a time of isolation and demonstrate their shared commitment to the lives of kidney patients and their loved ones, while still staying safe during the ongoing pandemic. Walkers can join from their homes, backyard or local park and still help save lives.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association to Host Virtual Events to Raise Funds for RX and Care of People with MD, ALS and Related Neuromuscular Disease
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (is hosting virtual events to raise critical funds for treatment and care for people affected by muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular disease. September marks...
Mercy Medical Center Nurses Represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association and Supporters to Picket Outside Springfield Hospital August 24
"Trinity Health barrels ahead with changes that negatively impact nurses and our working conditions while publicly praising its frontline workers," said Jaime Dorunda, RN and Co-Chair of the MNA Bargaining Committee at Mercy Medical Center.
Senators Demand Answers on Hydroxychloroquine from the FDA, Reports the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons
Hydroxychloroquine: Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, along with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), in a letter to...
Limbitless Solutions is a non-profit organization created by a team from the University of Central Florida dedicated to using technology to improve children’s lives. It creates personalized and expressive bionic arms for children with limb differences, allowing the child to live a life without limits.