Patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) and evidence of pulmonary vascular disease (PVD) may benefit from targeted therapy with phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor (PDE5i), a recent study has found.
Sleeping for short hours may have unfavourable effects on blood pressure, with a recent study showing that individuals with short sleep duration nightly are at higher risk of hypertension compared with those who get longer hours.
Bronchiolitis in infancy carries a three- to fivefold increased risk of developing respiratory illnesses, including asthma, wheeze, and lower and upper respiratory tract infections in the first 5 years of life, a study has found.
A subgroup of patients with HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection who ceased their long-term nucleotide analogue treatment maintained virological suppression, pointing to a group of patients who may be suitable for treatment cessation, according to a recent study.
Use of mirabegron in the treatment of men with overactive bladder (OAB) appears to effectively alleviate urgency and storage symptoms, but not reduce the frequency of micturition episodes, according to data from the MIRACLE study.