Among people living with HIV on active antiretroviral therapy (ART), coinfection with the hepatitis B (HBV) or hepatitis C (HCV) viruses does not seem to significantly worsen immunologic and virologic response to treatment, a recent study has found.
Serving sizes of different fish oil products do not usually provide adequate eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosehexaenoic acid (DHA) intake to deliver cholesterol-lowering benefits, according to a study.
Implantation of subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators (S-ICDs) results in fewer perioperative, lead-related complications without offsetting the effectiveness of ICD shocks, reveals a study. However, S-ICDs lead to more early postoperative pain and inappropriate shocks.
There appears to be low to no metastatic potential for melanocytic tumours of uncertain malignant potential (MELTUMP) and superficial atypical melanocytic proliferations of uncertain significance (SAMPUS), a recent study has found.
Users of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications across age groups do not appear to be at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), although a modest risk increase of cardiac arrest or tachyarrhythmias could not be ruled out, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
Random histological sampling from the esophagogastric junction (EGJ) appears to hold low clinical relevance in patients who have undergone successful endoscopic eradication of all visible Barrett’s esophagus (BE), given that the incidence of intestinal metaplasia at the EGJ does not pose a higher risk of disease recurrence, according to a study.