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Pearl Toh, 4 hours ago
Both alcohol-based hand rub formulations recommended by the WHO* are effective against SARS-Cov-2 when used correctly, a new study shows — supporting their use in healthcare settings and viral outbreaks.
5 hours ago
The cord blood profiles of glucose, insulin and lipids are altered in babies small and large for gestational age, a recent study has shown.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 9 hours ago

A retrospective study from Chinack棋牌 identified age, time between illness onset and antiviral initiation, and the presence of comorbidities as factors that increase the risk of COVID-19 progression.

9 hours ago
Once-weekly treatment with carfilzomib at the higher 70-mg/m2 dose appears to improve survival in patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) compared with the twice-weekly 27-mg/m2 dosing regimen, regardless of patient and disease characteristics, according to data from the phase III ARROW study.
10 hours ago
Low preoperative prognostic nutritional index (PNI) has a significant impact on the completion of planned adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) following curative resection of stage II/III gastric cancer, a study has shown. Low PNI and incomplete AC confer an additive effect and lead to worse outcomes.
Stephen Padilla, 11 hours ago
Use of proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) for ≥2 years is not associated with a higher risk of gastrointestinal cancers, while the association of PPI use of ≥10 years with cancer risk remains unclear, reveals a study.
12 hours ago
Vitamin D, which is known to protect against acute respiratory infections, is associated with a reduced risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), suggests a recent study, which has yet to be peer-reviewed.
Special Reports
05 May ck棋牌
Heart failure (HF) is a global public health concern, affecting about 38 million individuals globally.1 Several studies suggest a rising prevalence of HF, which could be attributed to the ageing of the population, along with improved HF survival owing to the tremendous advancement in HF therapy.2–4 In this case study, Dato’ Dr Ahmad Murtazam shares his clinical experience in managing a patient with HF and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), following acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and multiple hospitalisations.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 23 Apr ck棋牌

Dropping aspirin after 3 months of dual therapy with ticagrelor reduced bleeding in patients with diabetes who have undergone PCI* vs taking both agents for 1 year, the TWILIGHT-DM** study has shown, consistent with benefits seen in TWILIGHT for other high-risk patients.

Audrey Abella, 23 Apr ck棋牌
Among patients undergoing complex percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) who completed 3 months of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) comprising aspirin and the potent P2Y12-receptor inhibitor ticagrelor, aspirin withdrawal led to fewer bleeding episodes without increasing the risk of ischaemic events compared with continued DAPT, according to data from the TWILIGHT-COMPLEX* subanalysis presented at ACC.20/WCC Virtual.
Pearl Toh, 23 Apr ck棋牌
Taking ticagrelor alone — and dropping aspirin — after 3 months of DAPT* post-PCI** significantly reduced bleeding events without increasing the risk of ischaemic adverse events compared with continuing a DAPT of ticagrelor plus aspirin, the TICO*** trial has shown.
08 Apr ck棋牌
This is the first issue in a series of five articles celebrating the fifth anniversary of EMPA-REG OUTCOME’s trial data release. This issue brings insight to the trial’s background, study design and key results.
23 Mar ck棋牌
Heart failure (HF) is a progressive condition where the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. Common causes of HF include ischaemic heart disease (IHD), hypertension, cardiomyopathy, diabetes and thyroid disorders. Patients with HF generally require lifelong treatment, but often ask if their medications may be stopped once their symptoms have improved. In this case study, Dato’ Dr Azmee Mohd Ghazi shares his clinical experience treating HF and the current evidence for HF therapy withdrawal.
10 Mar ck棋牌
RB Health is committed to support healthcare quality improvement through CME activities that help physicians stay updated with the latest developments in medicine. At the RB symposium held in Kuala Lumpur, two distinguished speakers gave their insights into the management of acid reflux and sore throat – two of the most common reasons for patients to visit their doctors.
Conference Reports
Pearl Toh, 30 Apr ck棋牌
Frontline maintenance treatment with a DNA engineered autologous tumour cell (EATC) immunotherapy yields relapse-free survival (RFS) benefit in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer, particularly in those with wild-type BRCA1/2 status, according to the VITAL* study presented at the ck棋牌 SGO Annual Meeting.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 30 Apr ck棋牌

Young gynaecological cancer survivors have an increased risk of bone mineral density (BMD) reductions and osteoporosis, according to a study scheduled for presentation at SGO 20/20.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 28 Apr ck棋牌

Three studies initially scheduled for presentation at AAAAI ck棋牌 demonstrated that epinephrine delivered intranasally was more rapidly absorbed and led to greater haemodynamic response compared with epinephrine delivered intramuscularly.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 27 Apr ck棋牌

Receipt of an adjuvant human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine following surgical excision could reduce the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN2+) recurrence, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis submitted for presentation at SGO 20/20.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 24 Apr ck棋牌

The gap in overall life expectancy between people with HIV (PWH) and those without HIV has narrowed over time, particularly among optimally treated PWH. However, PWH still have fewer comorbidity-free years than those without HIV, according to a study presented at CROI ck棋牌.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 23 Apr ck棋牌

Dropping aspirin after 3 months of dual therapy with ticagrelor reduced bleeding in patients with diabetes who have undergone PCI* vs taking both agents for 1 year, the TWILIGHT-DM** study has shown, consistent with benefits seen in TWILIGHT for other high-risk patients.

Audrey Abella, 23 Apr ck棋牌
Among patients undergoing complex percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) who completed 3 months of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) comprising aspirin and the potent P2Y12-receptor inhibitor ticagrelor, aspirin withdrawal led to fewer bleeding episodes without increasing the risk of ischaemic events compared with continued DAPT, according to data from the TWILIGHT-COMPLEX* subanalysis presented at ACC.20/WCC Virtual.
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