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Catheter ablation shows promise in end-stage heart failure with atrial fibrillation

Written by | 28 Aug 2023

Some patients with end-stage heart failure and atrial fibrillation appear to respond significantly and positively to combination catheter ablation and guideline-directed medical therapy. Investigators reported their findings on… read more.

Leadless pacemakers soon available for all patients

Written by | 24 May 2023

Every year more than one million people receive a pacemaker. Until now, leadless versions were only available for 20% of these patients. However, thanks to an international consortium… read more.

Survival rates similar with different treatments of localized prostate cancer

Written by | 21 Apr 2023

Patients who chose active monitoring of their localized prostate cancer have achieved the same high survival rates as those who chose radiotherapy or surgery. Researchers reported these findings… read more.

Adjunctive antipsychotic treatment appears to help elderly with treatment-resistant depression

Written by | 15 Apr 2023

Among patients over 60 with treatment-resistant depression, adding the antipsychotic drug aripiprazole (Abilify) to their treatment appears to be a more effective strategy than switching antidepressants. Researchers reported… read more.

Largest study to date of lebrikizumab supports its use for treatment of atopic dermatitis

Written by | 19 Mar 2023

Two phase 3 trials suggest that a 16 week treatment with a drug called lebrikizumab was effective in adults and adolescents with moderate to severe dermatitis, according to… read more.

Single dose of azithromycin reduces maternal sepsis or death

Written by | 13 Feb 2023

Ten percent of maternal deaths are caused by infections that occur shortly before, during or after delivery. Maternal infections and sepsis, which is a serious complication of infections,… read more.

Aspirin equals blood thinner in preventing deadly clots after fracture

Written by | 9 Feb 2023

Results from a study enrolling over 12,000 orthopaedic trauma patients suggests that aspirin is as effective as injected blood thinner in preventing life-threatening blood clots. The findings were… read more.

Two drugs are the same in preventing major cardiovascular events in hypertension

Written by | 31 Dec 2022

Investigators from a large USA Veterans Administration study report that chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide are equally effective in preventing major cardiovascular events in patients with hypertension. The findings were… read more.

SGLT2 treatment improves outcomes in patients without diabetes

Written by | 13 Dec 2022

Researchers from a new meta-analysis of data report that, in addition to its known benefits, sodium glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitor (SGLT2) treatment reduces the risk of adverse kidney and… read more.

Obesity drug helps teens lose weight, study finds

Written by | 7 Nov 2022

A drug called semaglutide, which is approved for adults with obesity or overweight, also helps adolescents shed pounds and have healthier hearts, according to a new study published… read more.

More detailed alcohol warning labels could reduce health harms, researchers suggest

Written by | 12 Sep 2022

You know drinking alcohol isn’t the best thing for your health, but just how bad is it? After all, in the United States, two thirds of adults report some degree… read more.

NIH experts review monkeypox challenges

Written by | 29 Aug 2022

Lessons learned from the public health responses to the HIV and COVID-19 pandemics should help guide the response to the current outbreak of monkeypox, National Institutes of Health… read more.

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