Men with metastatic prostate cancer (mPCa) present with morbidities and complications that are more common and debilitating than previously thought of, with some requiring immediate palliative treatments while others repeated intervention, according to a study from Singapore.
Catheter-based renal denervation (RDN), used without antihypertensive medications, significantly lowers blood pressure (BP) in patients with uncontrolled hypertension without major adverse events (AEs), according to results of the SPYRAL HTN-OFF MED Pivotal trial presented at the American College of Cardiology and World Congress of Cardiology virtual meeting (ACC.20/WCC).
Short-term treatment (6 weeks) with 10 mg prednisolone effectively reduces finger pain and improves function in patients who have painful hand osteoarthritis (OA) coupled with signs of inflammation, the HOPE* study has shown.
The coronavirus has been spreading at a frantic pace, isolating families and snuffing out lives. As hunger and emotional contagion grip the nations, the hope of a containment also dims. No one has seen this enemy coming – the world has underestimated COVID-19.
Dr Poon Shi Hui, a consultant at the Department of Psychiatry at Singapore General Hospital, speaks to Roshini Claire Anthony on the different types of insomnia and the various management strategies deployed for each type.
Every-two-month injections of the long-acting cabotegravir + rilpivirine were noninferior to once-monthly injections for virologic suppression at 48 weeks in people living with HIV*, according to the ATLAS-2M** study presented at CROI 2020 — thus providing a potential option with more convenient dosing.
Sustained use of lopinavir-combined regimen appears to confer benefits among patients with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with improvement possibly indicated by increasing eosinophils, suggests a recent study.
COVID-19 is a novel disease, with no existing immunity. The virus can be transmitted from person to person, quickly and exponentially. Here’s what we can do to slow down the spread, if not contain the outbreak.