Select stroke patients who present late to the hospital — beyond 6 hours and up to 24 hours after stroke onset — still stand to benefit from endovascular thrombectomy, confirms the AURORA meta-analysis of six randomized trials presented at the ISC 2021 Meeting.
The use of anticoagulants, particularly warfarin, appears to convey an increased risk of death or transplant among patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD), including those with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to a study.
Administering recombinant human insulin-like growth hormone-1 (rhIGF-1) for 6 months followed by risedronate for another 6 months helps improve bone mineral density (BMD) at the spine in women with anorexia nervosa, according to a study.
The combination of long-acting amylin analogue AM833 (at all tested doses) and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist semaglutide (2.4 mg) is well tolerated and shows an acceptable safety profile, with pharmacokinetics data supporting once-weekly dosing, according to a study presented at the virtual conference of the Endocrine Society (ENDO 2021).
Getting patients with suspected large-vessel occlusion (LVO) stroke to undergo immediate angiography instead of the standard CT scan speeds up time stroke treatment and improves 90-day functional outcomes, according to the ANGIOCAT study presented at the ISC 2021 Meeting.
Muslim individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who received a fixed-ratio combination (FRC) of insulin glargine 100 U/mL and the GLP-1 RA* lixisenatide (iGlarLixi) were able to fast for the most part of the Ramadan month, with a low incidence of hypoglycaemia and favourable glycaemic control, according to the wave 1 results of the SoliRam** study.
After analyzing 108 pharmacogenes from the largest set of exome sequencing data from Chinese subjects to date, researchers from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have identified 96 rare, previously unreported deleterious variants with actionable potential in clinical practice.
Migraine and headache are common ailments of people living in the modern era. Dr Jon Marshall of The Singapore Headache and Migraine Clinic shares his insights with Pearl Toh on how to manage migraine and headache using non-pharmaceutical strategies, with a focus on the manual medicine approach.
Continuous infusion (CI) hydrocortisone therapy in patients with septic shock is not associated with a beneficial impact on mean blood glucose or influence glycaemic variability as compared to bolus dose (BD) therapy, reports a study.
Dupilumab effectively prevents severe asthma exacerbations and improves lung function in patients with difficult-to-treat type 2 asthma, according to a post hoc analysis of the LIBERTY ASTHMA QUEST study presented at AAAAI 2021.
Treatment with an intranasal budesonide aqueous spray led to significantly reduced nasal symptoms in adults with rhinitis exposed to high levels of airborne pollution, according to a study presented at AAAAI 2021.