Friday, June 1, 2018
Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin 9 (PCSK9) inhibitor is superior to ezetimibe in reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), with or without statin therapy, according to a study. Additionally, PCSK9 inhibitor shows comparable safety profile.
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) offer better efficacy and safety, especially in terms of risk of stroke and major bleeding, respectively than warfarin for Asian patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a presentation at APSC 2018. The benefits were also greater for Asians compared with non-Asians.
Implementation of an electronic national early warning score information system may cut the rate of in-hospital cardiac arrest, as well as improve the rate of survival to discharge, as shown in a study.
Even in the absence of peripheral arterial disease, a lower ankle-brachial index is significantly associated with larger declines in cognitive function, according to a study.
Malay ethnicity, male gender, smoking and having hyperlipidemia are associated with an increased risk of coronary calcification, according to a study.
The appropriate use of sodium/glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) may prevent serious adverse events (SAEs) among Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a retrospective analysis of data from medical claim database.
The use of the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor dapagliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and moderate renal impairment provides benefits beyond glucose lowering, with no new safety signals, in phase III DERIVE* study.
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The potent and highly selective RET* inhibitor BLU-667 was well-tolerated and exhibited promising clinical activity among patients with adva...
Even in the long term, atezolizumab shows significant survival benefit over docetaxel for patients with advanced non-small–cell lung cancer ...
Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) have lower odds of testing seropositive for measles despite previous immunization, accordin...