Chronic Disease

Reports of high-impact chronic disease studies by medical professionals

Drug-eluting stents for saphenous vein grafts associated with better outcomes than bare-metal stents

1. Among patients who have received a saphenous vein graft during coronary bypass surgery and later experience treatment failure, deployment of a drug-eluting stent...

Postpartum plasma metabolomic profile among women with preeclampsia and preterm delivery: implications for long-term...

1. Mothers with preterm deliveries have significantly different levels of metabolites among them compared to term mothers. 2. There are different levels of metabolites among...

Association of the amount and pattern of physical activity with arterial stiffness: The Maastricht...

1. Higher amounts of weekly physical exercise were associated with better carotid-to-femoral pulse wave velocities but not with carotid distensibility, which are both markers...

#VisualAbstract: Amoxicillin for the treatment of pneumonia with tachypnea in low resource settings

1. In this noninferiority study, children who received placebo for pneumonia with tachypnea had a higher incidence of treatment failure compared to those who...

Sorafenib maintenance therapy after allogenic stem cell transplantation reduces relapse rate in FLT3-ITD acute...

1. Sorafenib maintenance therapy following allogenic stem cell transplantation in FLT3-ITD acute myeloid leukemia was associated with significantly lower rates of cancer relapse at...

Low dose edoxaban prevents stroke in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation

1. Low dose edoxaban was superior to placebo in preventing stroke or systemic embolism for very elderly patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation at risk...

#VisualAbstract: Active malignancy during COVID-19 infection not associated with increased risk of ICU admission,...

1. There was no significantly increased risk of ICU admission, intubation, or death among hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and active malignancy compared with a...

Atezolizumab may increase overall survival in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

1. Atezolizumab significantly increased overall survival compared to platinum-based combination chemotherapy in participants with untreated metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high programmed death...

Early physical therapy effective in reducing disability for acute low back pain and sciatica

1. Early physical therapy (EPT) was more effective than usual care alone for reducing disability, back pain, and fear-avoidance beliefs at 4 weeks. Benefits...

Sodium phenylbutyrate-taurursodial in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients

1. Sodium phenylbutyrate-taurursodial slowed the functional decline in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. 2. The mean rate of change for slow vital capacity and plasma...
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