The severity criteria of the British Thoracic Society (BTS) guideline for paediatric community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) boast of a fair to excellent capacity in predicting the need for hospitalization (NFH) and disposition, a study has shown.
Majority of formerly suicidal chronic pain patients do not experience the recurrence of such ideations, a recent study has found. This resilience was more likely to occur in those who are better educated and have a confidant.
Sodium-glucose transport protein 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors exert a putative epigenetic regulation of the protecting cardiovascular effect, reports a study, adding that dapagliflozin may protect the kidneys by preserving renal vasodilating capacity.
Treatment with low-dose testosterone in women with anorexia nervosa (AN) for 24 weeks results in less weight gain with no sustained improvements in depression, anxiety or disordered eating symptoms compared with placebo, a recent study has shown.
The level of triacylglycerols (TAGs) in mothers may predict the risk of food allergy (FA) in their offspring, with the relationship being modified by the timing of solid-food introduction, a recent study has found.
Using a standardized beta-lactam allergy questionnaire as a pharmacy education tool can significantly reduce utilization of aztreonam in terms of doses, therapy days and de-escalations, reports a study.
Beta-blockers could reduce mortality risk in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and moderate or moderately-severe renal dysfunction without causing harm, according to the BB-META-HF* trial presented at ESC 2019.
Implementation of the collaborative care in a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) clinic has led to improvements in nonbiologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (nb-DMARDs) optimization, adherence to safety recommendations on nb-DMARD monitoring and detection of adverse drug events in RA patients, according to a Singapore study.
Use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) was associated with a significantly increased risk of invasive breast cancer, which became progressively greater with longer duration of use, a meta-analysis of worldwide prospective epidemiological studies has shown.