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Thursday, 21 November 2019
Improved cognition from hormone therapy

A new study suggests that there may be a cognitive benefit from a longer reproductive window complemented with hormone therapy.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 08:45
Repeated febrile convulsions linked to epilepsy and psychiatric disorders

A large Danish registry study has found a correlation between febrile convulsions and the risk of psychiatric disorders and epilepsy.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 08:45
Is timing of BP medication important?

Interesting results from a chronotherapy study on BP medication were published in the European Heart Journal recently, showing that it may be better to take antihypertensives at bedtime.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 08:30
Pretomanid for highly drug-resistant TB

In mid-August the FDA approved the novel compound pretomanid for the treatment of XDR-TB and the treatment of MDR-TB for patients intolerant of, or not responding to, standard MDR-TB treatment.

Publication Date:
Sun, 01 Sep 2019 - 16:30