Adherence to a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of heart failure (HF) with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), as seen in both the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI) and the clinically abbreviated Prime Diet Quality Score (PDQS), reveals a study.
Hope springs yet again in the field of HIV treatment, as another HIV patient (reportedly the fourth in the world) goes into remission 3 decades following diagnosis. The patient stopped antiretroviral therapy (ART) after receiving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT) of CCR5-Δ32/Δ32 donor cells for acute myelogenous leukaemia (AML).
ClickCheck, a portable and low-cost refractive error measurement device, demonstrates a high level of agreement with the standard-practice subjective refraction (SR) in terms of spherical power, according to a recent study. Nevertheless, improvements are needed to yield better cylindrical power evaluations.
The time in target rage (TTR) of systolic blood pressure (SBP) appears to be predictive in assessing the risk of cardiovascular death in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), reports a recent study.
Long-term combination therapy with relugolix plus oestradiol and norethindrone (relugolix-CT) shows sustained reductions in dysmenorrhoea and non-menstrual pelvic pain (NMPP) for up to 2 years in premenopausal women with endometriosis, according to the SPIRIT extension* study presented at ESHRE 2022.
Treatment with the sodium‐glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor canagliflozin protects against cardiovascular events in patients with comorbid type 2 diabetes (T2D) and chronic kidney disease (CKD), with a larger absolute benefit for total cardiovascular than first cardiovascular events, according to a post hoc analysis.