Treatment with once-weekly ultrasound-guided pelvic floor musculature trigger-point injections and peripheral nerve blocks plus once-weekly pelvic floor physical therapy for 6 weeks effectively relieves pain and improves function in patients with vulvodynia, a study has shown.
Influenza in a paediatric population can manifest as a neurologic disease, particularly as febrile seizures, according to a study. Hospitalized children with neurologic manifestation of influenza (neuro-flu) experience several neurologic comorbidities, which suggest that this condition is driven by host-factors rather than by pathogen-factors.
For individuals with increased projected risk of probable dementia or amnestic mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who are prescribed antihypertensive treatment, intensive systolic blood pressure (SBP) lowering confers greater cognitive benefits than standard treatment, according to a secondary analysis of the SPRINT trial.
The use of rivaroxaban in nonhospitalized patients with symptomatic COVID-19 falls short of reducing the composite endpoint of venous and arterial thrombotic events, hospitalization, and death, according to data from PREVENT-HD*.
Motivational interviewing (MI) in combination with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) improves negative symptoms in patients with schizophrenia, reports a study. These symptoms are initially thought of as resistant to any intervention.