A pooled analysis of two large-scale randomized clinical trials demonstrated that the significant secondary prevention benefit of dual antiplatelet therapy was confined to the first 21 days of administering clopidogrel-aspirin following minor ischaemic stroke or high-risk transient ischaemic attack (TIA).
A study of 74 Swedish twins and triplets discordant for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental diagnoses identified a consistent reduction in regularity and complexity of cobalt, lead and vanadium cycles in individuals with ADHD.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 16 - 30 September 2019 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.
An aerobic physical fitness training in adults with moderate-to-severe subacute stroke is not better than relaxation intervention in terms of maximal walking speed and activities of daily living (ADL), a new study has shown. The risk of falls is also higher in participants undergoing physical fitness training.
Vegetarian and pescetarian diets are associated with a lower risk of ischaemic heart disease compared with a diet that include meat, according to the longitudinal EPIC*-Oxford study with 18 years of follow-up.
Low total cholesterol levels appear to carry increased major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) hazard in older men without ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and not receiving statin therapy but not to those on statins, according to data from the CHAMP (Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project) cohort.