Walnut supplementation for 2 years does not affect cognition in healthy older adults, but it appears to delay cognitive decline in subgroups at increased risk as shown in functional brain magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and posthoc analyses, suggests a recent study in Spain.
Statins do not contribute to an increased risk of intracerebral haemorrhage in individuals with previous stroke, with the risk even lower in the subgroup of those who have had ischaemic stroke, a recent study has shown.
Early dabigatran administration does not contribute to an excess risk of haemorrhagic transformation (HT) as compared with aspirin in patients with acute minor noncardioembolic ischaemic stroke/transient ischaemic attack, according to the results of the phase II DATAS II* study.
Neurodevelopmental impairment (NDI) appears to be relatively rare among children with moderate-to-severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), but the risk is higher for those with low birth weight and with longer hospital stays, a recent study has found.
Use of corticosteroid is not associated with improved outcomes in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients admitted to the hospital with acute exacerbation (AE), reveals a recent study. In addition, corticosteroids may even contribute to reduced overall survival following exacerbation.
Acne is a common skin problem seen in primary care. Dr Wong
Soon Tee of Assurance Skin Clinic at Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore
shares his insights with Pearl Toh on how to manage acne in the primary care
The perception that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) cause multiple serious adverse effects (AEs) is supported by many internists, who then recommend treatment cessation even in patients at high risk for upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB), reveals a study.