Isometric handgrip (IHG) resistance exercise appears to be less effective as antihypertensive therapy compared with aerobic exercise, which is recommended to be used as the main exercise modality because of its immediate and sustained blood pressure (BP) benefits, a recent study has found.
Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy does not contribute to increased risk of fractures, with a new study suggesting that its long-term use has no effect on bone mineral density (BMD) or bone strength.
Eating ≥0.5 servings of total red meat per day has no effect over blood lipids and lipoproteins or blood pressures, according to the results of a systematically searched meta-analysis.
Specific nutritional, physical activity guidelines recommended for Becker’s Muscular Dystrophy patients
Explicit and specific nutritional guidelines and physical activity recommendations are needed for patients with Becker’s Muscular Dystrophy, given that fat mass levels are higher in these patients than in healthy individuals, a new study reports.
Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy (Internet-CBT) based on exposure exercises may produce improvements in gastrointestinal symptoms and quality of life in adolescents with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a recent study suggests.
Primary intravenous chemotherapy (IVC), with adjuvant treatments as required, is a safe and efficient approach for group D retinoblastoma eyes, according to a 13-year retrospective analysis. IVC has achieved 63-percent eye salvage rate, with no metastatic spread from intraocular retinoblastoma and no deaths.
The vaccine efficacy of the 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) against invasive pneumococcal disease and pneumococcal pneumonia of any serotype in the elderly is similar to that of the 13-valent conjugate vaccine (PCV13) against vaccine-serotypes of the disease, a new meta-analysis reports.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 1 - 15 January 2017 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations may increase the risks of stroke and post-stroke adverse events, a new study reports.
Depression and hopelessness are significant predictors of a patient’s nonadherence to diabetes treatment, a recent study has found.