The associations of anxiety, depression, and chronic inflammation with aortic pulse wave velocity (aPWV) and systolic blood pressure (SBP) indicate the first evidence of a brain–gut–vascular axis and new potential targets for treatment in patients with Crohn’s disease (CD), reveals a study.
Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) benefits younger adolescents the most, a recent study has found. Those whose parents have low levels of emotional distress seem to likewise benefit more from CBT over the internet.
While the Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM) therapy leads to improvements in depressive symptoms over time, it does not appear to be better than supportive psycho-oncological counselling intervention, a new trial has found.
Early parenting intervention, particularly the Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC), has been shown to enhance brain regions that support children’s social cognitive development, according to a recent study.
Monthly injections of the PCSK9* monoclonal antibody evolocumab effectively reduced plasma LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C), often referred to as the bad cholesterol, in teenagers with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (HeFH) already taking statins, with or without ezetimibe, the HAUSER-RCT has shown.
For individuals with type 2 diabetes, losing weight is everything when it comes to improving the metabolic function, and it matters little whether this is achieved by dieting or undergoing bariatric surgery, according to a small study.