New studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients' ability to breathe better than standard therapies. Dupilumab, an injectable anti-inflammatory drug, was approved in 2017 by the Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for eczema, a chronic skin disease.
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On the occasion of 6th anniversary, Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) said that rising patient consumerism, expansion of the continuum of care, a shift towards quality based-care, increasing patient participation, the use of technology in delivering care, and increasing insurance penetration are some of the disruptive trends which India is presently witnessing.
Recent updates in evidence-based recommendations have led to changes in the use of steroid and hyaluronic acid injection for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, reports a study in the May 16, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
According to a study, researchers examine that workplaces that reduce job strain could prevent up to 14% of new cases of common mental illness from occurring. They confirm that high job strain is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety amongst middle-aged workers. The study was published in the Lancet Psychiatry.
Researchers determined the meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the efficacy and safety of local infiltration anesthesia (LIA) versus epidural analgesia (EPA) for postoperative pain control in total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
The Government of Nepal has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, according to a recent announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO). With this announcement, Nepal joins a small number of countries in achieving validation of trachoma elimination. Their success demonstrates clear progress in the global fight against NTDs for the remaining trachoma-endemic countries.
Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates the asthma symptoms and improves patients' ability to breathe better than standard therapies.
According to a new study, researchers suggest that participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young. This study could be an important step to develop exercise strategies to slow down such aging. The study was published in The Journal of Physiology.
An international study led by biochemists at the University of Liverpool has shown that the drug-molecule ebselen can correct many of the toxic characteristics of a protein that causes some cases of hereditary motor neurone disease (MND).
Patients with head and neck cancer who undergo radiation treatment have a high symptom burden and are at an increased risk for dehydration. When such patients were given a remote tracking system to record their symptoms, they subsequently recorded less severity in their symptoms than did a control group of patients who were followed with usual care.
According to a study, researchers estimate that Risk-standardized mortality rates for ischemic heart disease (IHD) and chronic heart failure vary across Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs). The study was published in JAMA Cardiology.
A new study demonstrates that a comprehensive and multidisciplinary clinic for low-income and homeless individuals with respiratory disease can decrease no-show rates and provide quality care that is highly satisfying to the individuals treated.