Thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy is associated with several neurocognitive outcomes in the offspring, suggest the results of a study. Prompt examination and treatment on thyroid function is urged for pregnant women.
In the treatment of schizophrenia, patients on typical antipsychotics have better memory than those taking clozapine or risperidone, and patients on clozapine have better language function compared with those on risperidone, as shown in a study.
Despite the absence of lockdown and having managed outbreaks well, Hong Kong has suffered a mental health emergency during the coronavirus pandemic, with older and underprivileged individuals being hit the hardest, according to a study.
Diabetes, hypertension, and older age are associated with lower hospital readmission in patients with gastroparesis, while higher length of stay (LOS), drug abuse, and marijuana use increase the 30-day readmission rate, a study has shown.
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.
Insulin icodec, an in-development basal insulin analogue administered once weekly, was as effective as once-daily insulin glargine in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) insufficiently controlled with metformin with or without a DPP-4* inhibitor, according to a phase II trial presented at EASD 2020.
Use of systemic corticosteroids does not reduce in-hospital mortality for patients with severe or critical coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which is in stark contrast to that observed in the RECOVERY clinical trial, according to a study in Wuhan, China.