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Urine-Based Prostate Cancer Test Honored for Innovation

A non-invasive prostate cancer test developed by miR Scientific, LLC, can definitively detect the disease’s presence — a major improvement on standard-of-care screening, which produces significant numbers of false-positive and false-...


Arthroscopic Shoulder Instability Repair: An Orthopedist Details Technical Factors for Success

Successful arthroscopic shoulder instability repair requires a carefully devised surgical plan focused on several technical aspects of the procedure, according to one expert.


What Does ISCHEMIA Mean for Interventional Cardiology?

The multi-year study showed medication and lifestyle changes are as effective as invasive procedures.


Best Practices Defined for Genetic Testing in Cardiac & Vascular Diseases

Genetic testing for certain cardiovascular diseases may provide insight for patient care.


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All About Ortho: A New App

Research was just given a convenience update. If you are an orthopedic specialist who regularly checks in with orthobullets.com — a free, online learning and collaborative physician resource — you can now enjoy its key take-home messages using the Orthobullets app....


Steroid-Sparing Therapy Shown to Reduce Risk of Crohn’s Disease Complications

A retrospective analysis shows that steroid-sparing therapy helps prevent perianal fistulizing complications by nearly 60%.


Common Procedure for Gastric Cancer Shows Promise for North American Patients

Endoscopic submucosal dissection was shown to be highly effective at removing superficial gastric tumors and is a viable option for patients around the globe.


IBD, Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis: Numbers You Need to Know

In 2015, 1.3% of U.S. adults — around 3 million people — had diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.


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Vote of Confidence: Hospital Consumer Comfort in the Era of COVID-19

While COVID-19 caused many to shy away from in-person visits with a healthcare provider, a Healthgrades study published in May notes that consumer confidence is on the upswing. The COVID-19 Patient Confidence Study, a weekly...


Knee Replacement Timing Needs Improvement

Many people are receiving total knee replacements too early or too late, study shows.