Following a Mediterranean diet lowers the risk of initiating or increasing antihypertensive medication in an older population at high cardiovascular (CV) risk and reduces CV risk among antihypertensive drug users, suggest the results of the PREvención con DIeta MEDiterránea study.
A clinically significant association exists between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and pulse wave velocity (PWV), as well as an increasing trend in PWV values for each increase in MetS-related cardiometabolic risk factors (CMRFs), according to a study.
The combination of diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN) and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) lowers grip and pinch strength, as well as tactile sensation and hand dexterity among patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), a new study has found.
A single, in-office administration of 5% povidone-iodine (PVP-I) proves useful in the treatment of patients with adenoviral conjunctivitis, reducing viral load and rapidly improving clinical signs and symptoms, according to the results of a pilot trial.
The ready-to-use, next-generation glucagon analogue in aqueous formulation, namely dasiglucagon, has performed well in a phase III study of adult patients with type 1 diabetes, resulting in fast and effective reversal of hypoglycaemia.
Treatment with laser moxibustion for 4 weeks is associated with statistically and clinically significant pain reduction and function improvement in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), reveals a study.
Year 6 and 7 cumulative data from the Mirena Extension Trial suggest that the efficacy and safety of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) as a contraceptive method is maintained over this time frame.
In a webinar held on 27 March 2021, paediatric
endocrinology nurses Karen Blair,
Kate Davies, and Siti Zarina Yaakop shared
insights and clinical experience based
on their frontline roles in caring for patients
with central precocious puberty (CPP)
and supporting their family members.