A trio of engineers has developed a smart cane that provides navigation assistance with warning vibrations and spoken directions, enhancing the independence of people with blindness or visual impairments by helping them find a seat in a public space or the right products in a grocery store, among others.
More than a third of women in Singapore have difficulty sleeping, according to a study. Factors such as education level, irritability, vaginal dryness, disability, urinary incontinence, and breast cancer history contribute to poor sleep quality, the magnitude of which varying by ethnicity.
Treatment with efgartigimod, a neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) antagonist, in patients with chronic or persistent immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) resulted in a higher proportion of patients achieving a sustained platelet count response compared with placebo, according to the ADVANCE IV* trial presented at ASH 2022.
Objective response to first-line systemic therapy with lenvatinib or sorafenib independently predicts overall survival (OS) in individuals with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), as shown by the subanalysis of the REFLECT study.
A user-friendly medical device can effectively remove the direct thrombin inhibitor (DTI) argatroban from plasma in a rapid and ergonomic manner, as shown in the results of a study presented at ASH 2022.
Updated results of the DESTINY-Breast03 trial, presented at SABCS 2022, showed that in patients with HER2+ metastatic breast cancer, second-line treatment with trastuzumab deruxtecan conferred better survival benefits than treatment with trastuzumab emtansine.
Use of FRSW 107, a novel homodimer recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII) Fc fusion protein, for prophylaxis and treatment of bleeding episodes is both safe and effective among previously treated adolescent and adult patients with haemophilia A (HA), reports a China study presented at the 64th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Healthcare professionals (HCPs) and women themselves may overlook the signs of heavy menstrual bleeding, with most HCPs failing to recognize the key indicators for bleeding disorders and perform assessments for patients with heavy menstrual bleeding, according to a study presented at ASH 2022.
Treatment with mitapivat results in long-term and durable improvements in haemoglobin (Hb) and a decrease in transfusion burden over several years in patients with pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency, according to the results of a study, which was presented at the 64th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition.