Day temperature difference appears to influence lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), such that the greater the difference, the worse the LUTS symptoms are and the higher the tendency to visit the emergency room is, a study reports.
Use of phenobarbital is effective for the prevention and treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) in psychiatric inpatients, a study has shown. Moreover, it is safe and neither leads to severe adverse effects nor requires a higher level of care.
Despite increased community awareness, diagnostic delays persist among patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), claims a recent study, noting that those who experience longer diagnostic interval are at higher risk of mortality.
Women who develop diabetes show less favourable changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, such that blood pressure and lipid levels deteriorate rapidly compared with their male counterparts, a study has found.
Valve-in-valve (VIV) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) leads to better short-term outcomes than redo surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in patients treated for aortic bioprosthesis failure, a recent study has shown. During long-term follow-up, no difference is seen in major cardiovascular outcomes between the two treatment arms.
The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic appears to have a significant impact on oncological care, according to a study, which stresses the need for psycho-oncological support for cancer patients.