Most women who go through depression or have anxiety in the perinatal period have hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP), according to the results of a meta-analysis, which highlights a strong link between the mental and the obstetric disorders.
Becoming a mom may be emotionally taxing for some, and mental well-being during the perinatal period is associated with six modifiable lifestyle risk factors, namely diet quality, vitamin D concentrations, smoking, physical activity, sleep quality, and the presence of emotional support, according to data from a Singapore cohort study.
Despite the absence of lockdown and having managed outbreaks well, Hong Kong has suffered a mental health emergency during the coronavirus pandemic, with older and underprivileged individuals being hit the hardest, according to a study.
The combination therapy comprising carfilzomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone (KCd) is effective, with a tolerable safety profile, in an Asian cohort with high-risk multiple myeloma (MM) — thus providing a more economical alternative as a potential upfront regimen in resource-limited settings, according to leading experts during a myeloma education webinar.
Diabetes is a key risk factor for heart failure (HF), which is the leading cause of hospitalization in patients with or without diabetes. SGLT-2* inhibitors (SGLT-2is) have been shown to reduce the risk of hospitalization for HF (HHF) regardless of the presence or absence of diabetes.
Invasive fungal infections, particularly those caused by Candida species, are common in hospitalized, immunocompromised, or critically ill patients and are associated with considerable morbidity and mortality.