An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is better at detecting glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GADAb) than the previously utilized radioimmunoassay in childhood-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), a new study has found.
An association exists between body composition phenotypes and physical function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with sarcopaenic-obese (SO) patients being the most impaired, a study has shown.
The use of thiazides appears to contribute to an increased risk of stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes, specifically in those receiving intensive blood pressure (BP) control, a recent study has found.
Consumption of soy products, but not soy milk, is associated with fewer vasomotor menopausal symptoms (VMS) among middle-aged women, results from a pooled analysis of five studies from the InterLACE* consortium have shown.
At a Menarini-sponsored symposium held during the Asian Pacific Society Congress, renowned cardiologist Prof John Camm provided the latest evidence for chronic stable angina with or without concomitant diseases, with a special focus on the antianginal agent ranolazine and combination therapies. The event was chaired and moderated by Dr Dante Morales from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine.
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels are significantly lower among patients with active uveitis than those with inactive uveitis and local population-based estimates, reports a study. In addition, vitamin D supplementation may help reduce uveitis activity, while sun exposure confers a beneficial effect to those with vitamin D deficiency.
The timing of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) administration, either within 3 days or ≥4 days of stroke onset, in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) does not alter the risk of adverse outcomes such as stroke or systemic embolism, major bleeding, and death, as shown in a recent study.