The efficacy and safety of long-term tildrakizumab are comparable and maintained without evidence of reduced durability of response through 148 weeks of treatment in patients with and without metabolic syndrome (MetS), results from two phase III trials have shown.
In Asian patients with dyslipidemia, statin intensity titration exerts favourable effects on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels and goal attainment rates, although the magnitude appears to be lower than reports from clinical trials, according to a study.
The RetinaScope, a smartphone-based camera, paired with an artificial intelligence (AI) screening system called EyeAlert, can match and even outperform experts at determining the presence of referral-warranted diabetic retinopathy (RWDR), according to a recent study.
Adherence to healthy dietary patterns is associated with a reduced risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) particularly among younger men (ie, <60 years), a study has shown, suggesting that a healthy diet may play a role in maintaining erectile function.
Taking hydrolysed ginseng or α-cyclodextrin supplements did not improve glycaemic control and total cholesterol levels, respectively, in overweight or obese people with prediabetes, according to a study.
In patients with severe obesity and diabetes who undergo bariatric surgery, likelihood of diabetes remission may be greater if they undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) rather than laparoscopic gastric banding (LAGB) soon after diabetes diagnosis, according to the observational US-based LABS-2* study.
Undergoing in-facility physical activity (PA) programmes initiated before the 20th week of gestation helps reduce the risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) among high-risk mothers, according to the results of a meta-analysis.