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Stephen Padilla, Yesterday
Falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI), and most of the acute TBI admissions are older patients, a Singapore study has shown.
2 days ago
Fixed-dose combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen produces better analgesic effects compared with either drug alone, as the combination acts rapidly, relieves pain for >8 hours, and is well tolerated, a study has shown.
3 days ago
Objectively diagnosed diffuse white matter abnormalities are correlated with poorer cognitive and language outcomes in very preterm infants, a recent study has shown.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 29 Apr ck棋牌

A workplace-based hypertension management programme conducted in Chinack棋牌 resulted in improved blood pressure (BP) control and reduced hypertension rates.

29 Apr ck棋牌
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 16 - 30 April ck棋牌 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.
Tristan Manalac, 28 Apr ck棋牌
Poor vision may be an indicator of deteriorating cognition in elderly adults, according to a recent Singapore study.
Pearl Toh, 27 Apr ck棋牌
Dementia screening in primary care does not appear to come with any harms in terms of anxiety or depression, in contrast to common perception, according to the IU CHOICE* trial
Special Reports
04 May 2018
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common neurological disorders – affecting over 2.3 million people globally – and it is the leading cause of nontraumatic disability in young adults. However,the availability of supportive resources and services for people with MS is scarce in many regions of the world. In Malaysia, the prevalence of MS is estimated at 2-3/100,000; the current Malaysian clinical practice guidelines on the management of MS recommend disease modifying agents, such as interferon-β and teriflunomide, as first-line therapeutic agents. In this article, Dr Singer - in partnership with Sanofi and the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences - shares his insights into managing MS dynamically, highlighting the importance of early intervention in improving patient outcomes.
Conference Reports
Roshini Claire Anthony, 31 Mar ck棋牌

Adding cilostazol to other antiplatelet agents could potentially reduce in-stent restenosis (ISR) among patients with carotid artery stenosis who undergo carotid artery stenting (CAS), according to results of the CAS-CARE* trial presented at ISC ck棋牌.

Elvira Manzano, 31 Mar ck棋牌
Apixaban outperformed warfarin in preventing ischaemic events regardless of prior stroke, transient ischaemic attack (TIA), or thromboembolic event (TE) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) with recent acute coronary syndrome (ACS) or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI),  a prespecified secondary analysis of the AUGUSTUS trial has shown.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 25 Mar ck棋牌

The eicosapeptide nerinetide did not improve outcomes in patients with large vessel occlusion-related acute ischaemic stroke who underwent endovascular thrombectomy (EVT). However, patients not treated with alteplase appeared to derive some benefit, results from the multinational ESCAPE-NA1* trial showed.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 23 Mar ck棋牌

Prompt treatment with tranexamic acid may reduce intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) growth in patients with ongoing bleeding, though the timing of treatment appears to be key to improved outcomes, according to a study presented at ISC ck棋牌.

Pearl Toh, 19 Mar ck棋牌
The lower 0.25 mg/kg dose of the thrombolytic tenecteplase may be sufficient for reperfusion of blocked vessels prior to thrombectomy in patients with ischaemic stroke due to large-vessel occlusion compared with the 0.4 mg/kg dose, according to the EXTEND-IA TNK* Part 2 study presented at the ISC ck棋牌 Meeting.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 18 Mar ck棋牌

Vaccination against herpes zoster (shingles) with the Zoster Vaccine Live (ZVL) vaccine may reduce the risk of stroke in older adults, according to a study presented at the recent ISC ck棋牌 conference.

Elaine Soliven, 18 Mar ck棋牌
Skipping intravenous (IV) tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) before mechanical thrombectomy (MT) may have similarly favourable outcomes to using tPA pre-MT in patients with acute stroke, according to the SKIP* study presented at ISC ck棋牌.