Women might need a more nutrient-rich diet to support a positive emotional well-being, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. Mounting evidence suggests that anatomical and functional differences in men's and women's brain dictate susceptibility to mental disease.
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Daily antiretroviral therapy (ART) that suppresses HIV to levels undetectable by standard blood tests is lifesaving for individuals living with HIV and prevents sexual transmission of the virus to others.
The public health community must use targeted interventions, however, to do a better job of reaching populations with low levels of viral suppression, according to experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Low dose Aspirin has been advocated to reduce the risk of a second heart attack or a stroke or other heart problems in persons who have had one episode. A major new study published in the Lancet has found that taking Aspirin to prevent the first heart attack fails to work.
New research finds that blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with hypertension after more than a decade. Blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with hypertension after more than a decade.
According to a study, researchers have shown that the adverse effects noticed were a .musculoskeletal pain, dizziness, and severe headaches. A triple pill combination for hypertension has shown 77% results compared to the standard care in low and middle-income groups where compliance of medicines is a serious problem
The study was published in JAMA. While the risk versus benefits ratio has shown that of the 700 patients in the mean age of 56 years, 67% had good results while 38.1% of the patients had severe side effects.
According to a study, researchers examined that the safety of discharging adult patients recovering from a critical illness directly home from the intensive care unit (ICU) is unknown. Direct discharge home from the ICU does not increase health care utilization or mortality. The study was published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Researchers have found a novel way to diagnose and manage patients with fever. Through new biomarkers that can tell the difference between bacterial and viral infection. The most common reason that parents seek medical care for their children is a fever. But only in a small proportion (5 to 10%) of these cases is the fever caused by a life-threatening bacterial infection.
Most of the time, febrile illness an illness caused by high fever is brought on by a viral infection that runs its course without any need for antibiotic treatment. However, since there are no reliable tests, many children are unnecessarily administered antibiotics, which are used for treating bacterial rather than viral infections.
The research examined that increased attention to opioid abuse, prescriptions have remained relatively unchanged for many U.S. patients. They show that opioid prescription rates have remained flat for commercially insured patients over the past decade. Rates for some Medicare patients are leveling but remain above where they were 10 years ago. The study was published in The BMJ.
People who consume a diet high in vegetables and fish may have a reduced risk of multiple sclerosis, new research led by Curtin University has found
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Galafold (migalastat), the first oral medication for the treatment of adults with Fabry disease. The drug is indicated for adults with Fabry disease.
Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and dietary supplements are widely used and popular, with US households spending an average of almost USD 350 annually on OTC products. In 2006 an average of EUR 67.50 was spent per person on OTC products in Germany
Drug shortages and price hikes have become a critical issue in the healthcare industry. A recent example of this occurred when a shortage of intravenous fluids and injectable opioids ensued due to manufacturing delays in the areas affected by Hurricane Maria.