High testosterone levels carry a twofold increased risk of progression to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis, as well as a higher likelihood of abdominal obesity, in young women with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a study has found.
Neither rifaximin nor norfloxacin, both poorly absorbable antibiotics, significantly reduces hepatic venous pressure gradient in patients with portal hypertension and cirrhosis, a recent study has found.
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.
Weight suppression appears to result in future onset of eating disorders characterized by dietary restriction or compensatory weight control behaviours, suggesting weight-suppressed women represent an at-risk group that may benefit from selective prevention programmes, a study has found.
Quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination can substantially reduce the risk of invasive cervical cancer, by up to almost 90 percent in women who were vaccinated early, a large Swedish registry-based study has shown.