Administration of short-term ontopsychological psychotherapy in addition to contemporary routine medical treatment improves clinical outcomes throughout 5 years of follow-up after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), results of the STEP-IN-AMI* trial have shown.
Concussion is associated with a substantial long-term risk of dementia in older adults, but the risk can be reduced modestly with the use of statins, a large population-based double cohort study has shown.
Virtual reality (VR) can be used to reduce pain during wound care for burn patients, facilitate cognitive rehabilitation for patients with neurological or psychiatric disorders, and transform medical training for healthcare staff, according to data presented at the 2019 Hong Kong Hospital Authority Convention.
A novel device for trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS) effectively improves attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children aged 8–12 years, providing a safe nonmedication approach to treating ADHD, a recent study shows.
Treatment with the direct-acting antiviral (DAA) combination of glecaprevir and pibrentasvir led to encouraging sustained virological response (SVR) among individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, results of two real-world studies presented at the International Liver Congress™ (ILC 2019) showed.
The levels of depression biomarkers in healthy postmenopausal women were lower after 8 weeks of increased daily physical activity, suggesting that the intervention may prevent depression in older people.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) carries an excess risk of stroke recurrence independent of comorbidity with and heart failure (HF), while HF without AF also poses a significant risk of recurrence, a study has shown.
Men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC) who receive testosterone suppression therapy may have a better survival outcome with the addition of enzalutamide over other non-steroidal anti-androgen (NSAA) therapies, according to the phase III ENZAMET* trial.