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Pearl Toh, 29 minutes ago
Antibody response was significantly enhanced with a third dose of mRNA-1273 vaccine in organ transplant recipients, reveal data of a randomized trial.
3 hours ago
There appears to be substantial long-term risks and consequences of anticoagulant-related major bleeding in patients with a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE), suggests a recent study.
7 hours ago
Bempedoic acid may be a boon to patients with full statin intolerance, as its addition can lessen the need for proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors and serve as a less expensive alternative to established oral lipid-lowering medications, according to a study.
Pearl Toh, Yesterday
The large, phase III FIGARO-DKD trial strengthen the evidence on cardiovascular benefit (CV) of the nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) antagonist finerenone, in addition to its renal benefit, across a wide spectrum of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Elvira Manzano, Yesterday
Beyond 1 year, the humanized monoclonal antibody mepolizumab maintained real-world efficacy and safety in patients with severe eosinophilic asthma in the REALITI-A cohort study, reports an expert at ERS 2021.
Roshini Claire Anthony, Yesterday

Adding cyclophosphamide to glucocorticoid treatment in patients with acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (AE-IPF) was associated with a numerically increased risk of mortality, according to results of the phase III EXAFIP trial.

2 days ago
New pharmacological and nonpharmacological management strategies should be implemented for people with severe hypertension, suggest the results of a study involving a large primary prevention population in France.
Special Reports
Roshini Claire Anthony, 31 Jul 2021

Same-day pre-event screening for SARS-CoV-2 using antigen-detecting rapid diagnostic tests (Ag-RDT) may enable the resumption of large-scale indoor events which were halted or had their attendance capacity reduced during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study from Spain presented at ECCMID 2021.

Elvira Manzano, 29 Jul 2021
A rapid and affordable test for diagnosing COVID-19 outside the walls of the healthcare units could improve case-finding, contact tracing, and infection control, says an expert during a pre-ECCMID 2021 session.
Pearl Toh, 29 Jul 2021
While RT-PCR is the current gold standard to confirm a SARS-CoV-2 infection, antigen rapid test (ART) for COVID-19 allows for quick detection of SARS-CoV-2 and thus fast triaging of infected patients requiring isolation at the population level, according to studies presented at ECCMID 2021.
16 Jun 2021
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16 Jun 2021
Perindopril arginine 3.5 mg,
Amlodipine besilate 2.5 mg tab
16 Jun 2021
Furfuryl Palmitate
16 Jun 2021
Letermovir 240 mg film-coated tab and infusion conc
Conference Reports
Pearl Toh, 25 Sep 2021
The large, phase III FIGARO-DKD trial strengthen the evidence on cardiovascular benefit (CV) of the nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) antagonist finerenone, in addition to its renal benefit, across a wide spectrum of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Elvira Manzano, 25 Sep 2021
Beyond 1 year, the humanized monoclonal antibody mepolizumab maintained real-world efficacy and safety in patients with severe eosinophilic asthma in the REALITI-A cohort study, reports an expert at ERS 2021.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 24 Sep 2021

Adding cyclophosphamide to glucocorticoid treatment in patients with acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (AE-IPF) was associated with a numerically increased risk of mortality, according to results of the phase III EXAFIP trial.

Elaine Soliven, 24 Sep 2021
Treatment with MV130, a sublingual bacterial immunotherapy, reduces the number of exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a recent study presented at ERS 2021.
Pearl Toh, 22 Sep 2021
Children with asthma are less likely to respond to inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) if they also happen to obese or overweight, suggests a study presented at ERS 2021.
Elvira Manzano, 22 Sep 2021
Under 130 mm Hg – that’s how low clinicians can go in terms of systolic blood pressure (SBP) to reduce cardiovascular events in older, hypertensive Chinese patients, suggests the multicentre STEP* trial.
Audrey Abella, 21 Sep 2021
The administration of inhaled budesonide for the treatment of early COVID-19 in adults reduced the probability of needing urgent medical care and time to recovery, according to findings from the STOIC* trial presented at ERS 2021.
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