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From skin to bones: The benefits of a common labeling language for enterprise imaging

Every medical specialty uses imaging. A patient might have X-rays from a ten-year-old fracture along with MRI scans and surgical photos from a recent cancer. The wealth of information affords doctors a more detailed look at a patient. Enterprise imaging brings all of the specialties together. A photograph of a melanoma by a dermatologist, say,… Read More »

Lose Weight, Loose Skin? Not so Fast!

By:  Charlene Bazarian  There is an undeniable fascination with weight loss success stories.  The dramatic before and after transformations are a popular staple in magazines, social media and on television.  These success stories continue to be featured in countless mediums; some spark motivation and others simply pique a reader’s curiosity.  In recent years, there has… Read More »

A small chip under the skin may predict second stroke

For patients who have experienced certain common types of stroke, a small chip inserted under the skin may help physicians predict their likelihood of experiencing a second stroke, and therefore their likelihood of benefiting from preventive therapy. The findings come from a recent clinical trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and… Read More »

FDA Approves Kimyrsa (oritavancin) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI)

FDA Approves Kimyrsa (oritavancin) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI) MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Melinta Therapeutics, LLC (Melinta), a commercial-stage company focused on the development and commercialization of novel antibiotics, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved… Read More »

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Three visible warning signs on your skin – what to look for

Fatty liver disease means you have excess fat in your liver. Curiously, fat build-up is typically caused by drinking too much alcohol but this is not the case if you have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is linked to chronic disease markers, such as type 2 diabetes. If left untreated, NAFLD can progress to… Read More »