Dietary modifications offer short-term benefits in children with drug-resistant epilepsy, but modified Atkins diet appears more tolerable and more likely to reduce the frequency of seizures than ketogenic diet, as shown in a study.
Treatment with dupilumab helps improve the signs and symptoms of erythrodermic atopic dermatitis, with the improvements occurring as early as the first week and being sustained over time, according to a study. The drug has an acceptable safety profile.
The term ‘papilledema’ is often used inappropriately among case reports in ophthalmology, reveals a recent study. Such misuse, if not corrected, can result in improper care delivery to patients with optic disc edema (ODE), which may then lead to permanent vision loss.
Hormone therapy drugs, such as bicalutamide, flutamide, nilutamide, goserelin, degarelix, and apalutamide, appear to increase the likelihood of developing interstitial lung disease (ILD) events in patients with prostate cancer, reports a study.
The addition of molnupiravir to usual care does not reduce hospitalization or death in vaccinated, community-dwelling individuals at high risk of serious outcomes of COVID-19, results of the UK-based PANORAMIC trial showed. However, it may provide other benefits such as reducing time to recovery.