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Roshini Claire Anthony, 4 days ago

The addition of the glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue semaglutide to standard of care resulted in sustained reduction in weight and waist circumference in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D) with high cardiovascular risk, according to the phase III SUSTAIN 6* trial presented at EASD 2017.

5 days ago
The additional use of intermittent low-energy diet (LED) or daily meal replacements after a mean 10-percent weight loss and 1-year maintenance effectively maintains weight loss in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis for 3 years, according to a recent study.
Jairia Dela Cruz, Yesterday
Statins may have therapeutic potential in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), improving exercise tolerance, lung function and health-related quality of life, especially in patients with comorbid cardiovascular disease, elevated systemic inflammation or hyperlipidaemia, according to a recent study.
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The presence of target organ damage (TOD) in hypertension is more likely to result in blood pressure (BP) elevation, independently of the type of measurement (office or ambulatory, central or peripheral), according to a recent study. Central BP, even monitored during 24 hours, is not better correlated with TOD than peripheral BP.

Making clinical decisions in hypertension

25 May 2017
29 sources of inaccuracy have been identified in the measurement of adults’ resting blood pressure in clinical settings.
At a recent lunch symposium during the 14th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension, Dr Chow Yok Wai spoke on the importance of patient adherence in the management of hypertension, highlighting the role of combination therapy in improving treatment outcomes.

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Roshini Claire Anthony, 4 days ago

The addition of the glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue semaglutide to standard of care resulted in sustained reduction in weight and waist circumference in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D) with high cardiovascular risk, according to the phase III SUSTAIN 6* trial presented at EASD 2017.

5 days ago
The additional use of intermittent low-energy diet (LED) or daily meal replacements after a mean 10-percent weight loss and 1-year maintenance effectively maintains weight loss in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis for 3 years, according to a recent study.
Jairia Dela Cruz, Yesterday
Statins may have therapeutic potential in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), improving exercise tolerance, lung function and health-related quality of life, especially in patients with comorbid cardiovascular disease, elevated systemic inflammation or hyperlipidaemia, according to a recent study.
5 days ago
The presence of target organ damage (TOD) in hypertension is more likely to result in blood pressure (BP) elevation, independently of the type of measurement (office or ambulatory, central or peripheral), according to a recent study. Central BP, even monitored during 24 hours, is not better correlated with TOD than peripheral BP.