Will make India tuberculosis-free by 2025: PM Modi at UNGA
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday set a deadline for India's fight against tuberculosis. Addressing the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Friday, PM Modi told the world that India will be free of the deadly disease by 2025... read more
Today is World Heart Day – Make a Promise
World Heart Day takes place on 29th September every year and is the World Heart Federation's and the world's biggest platform for raising awareness about cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke.
This year, the campaign focuses on Creating a global community of Heart Heroes... read more
THC products may play a role in outbreak of lung injury associated with vaping
The latest findings from the investigation into lung injuries associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping, suggest THC products play a role in the outbreak. Most of the people (77%) in this outbreak reported using THC-containing products, or both THC-containing products and nicotine-containing products, according to a report published today in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).... read more
FDA approves treatment for adults and children with all genotypes of hepatitis C and compensated cirrhosis
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approval of Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) tablets for an eight-week duration for the treatment of adults and children ages 12 years and older or weighing at least 99 pounds who have chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 infection... read more
Anti-TNF treatment tied to lower risk of acute arterial events in IBD
Anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) treatment is associated with a reduced risk of acute arterial events in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), especially men, new research suggests.
Researchers evaluated the association between thiopurines and anti-TNFs on acute arterial events in more than 177,000 patients diagnosed with IBD.... read more
Advanced MRI technology may help predict dementia after stroke
An advanced MRI technique called diffusion tensor image segmentation (DSEG) detects microstructural brain damage in patients with small vessel disease (SVD) and can identify those at increased risk of dementia, suggest researchers.
As reported online September 12 in Stroke,... read more