Patients with haemoptysis can be safely and effectively treated for long term with super selective bronchial artery embolisation using platinum coils instead of particles, a new study reports.
Relatives of children with Crohn’s disease do not show distinct dysbiosis associated with the disease
Despite apparent alterations, the composition of the gut microbiota of relatives of children with Crohn’s disease do not show the distinct patterns of dysbiosis that these patients have, a new study shows.
Although both faecal and urinary incontinence predict lower health-related quality of life (QoL) in adults with spina bifida, each type is independent and affects QoL differently, a recent study has found. For instance, health-related QoL is lower with an increasing amount of urinary incontinence, but the impact of faecal incontinence on health-related QoL is more uniform regardless of frequency or amount.
Placement of cervical pessary in women with short cervices and singleton pregnancies does not lower the risk of having preterm births, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
Preparation quality for colonoscopy is worse in individuals with diabetes than those without, a recent study has found. In addition, diabetic patients also experience longer cecal intubation and total procedure time.
Bariatric surgery appears to reduce the rate of hospitalizations for stable angina pectoris (SAP) in obese adults, a study has shown.
Purely solid adnexal masses that appear benign may have a low risk of malignancy in asymptomatic postmenopausal women, a recent study suggests.
Insulin degludec and Gla-300 appear to provide effective glycaemic control with a good safety profile in types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (T1DM and T2DM), according to a literature review. This benefit may be attributed to the improved insulin delivery of >24 hours.
Women with treatment-induced menopausal symptoms may potentially benefit from an Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) programme, with a recent study showing that the intervention has helped reduce endocrine symptoms and hot flush/night sweats and received high satisfaction ratings.
Individuals with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) have significantly disrupted prediction error (PE) signaling, which may lead to their decision-making deficits and excessive worry about everyday problems, according to a recent study.