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.
Immediate antihypertensive treatment following an acute ischaemic stroke in patients with a history of hypertension may reduce their risk of recurrent stroke, a subgroup analysis of the CATIS* trial showed.
An observational study has found that high and increasing blood pressure (BP) from early adulthood into midlife seems to be associated with increased white matter hyperintensity volume (WMHV) and smaller brain volumes at 69 to 71 years of age.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 16 - 31 August 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.
Increasing body mass index (BMI), male sex, and certain comorbidities are factors associated with an elevated risk of opioid use in patients with migraine, according to results from the CaMEO* study presented at the recent American Headache Society conference (AHS 2019).
A history of migraine does not appear to affect the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in postmenopausal women, a large observational study presented at the American Headache Society conference (AHS 2019) showed.
Seven healthcare organizations will collaborate with a pharmaceutical company on building an integrated care ecosystem among private healthcare professionals (HCPs) to manage noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).