A fixed-dose combination of brinzolamide and brimonidine is more effective than either drug given alone for lowering intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, results of a phase III trial indicate.
A course of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation delivered over the supplementary motor area improves motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease, shows results from a randomized controlled trial.
Combining high-carbohydrate nutritional supplementation with pulmonary rehabilitation may help reverse weight loss and muscle wasting in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, research suggests.
Radiotherapy can significantly improve the quality of life of elderly individuals with cancer that has metastasized to the bone, show study results presented at the 2nd European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology Forum in Geneva, Switzerland.
Women with breast cancer who experience a tamoxifen-related decrease in mammographic density have significantly better survival than patients whose breast density is unaffected by the agent, suggest study findings.
There is significant discordance between the results of allergen-specific skin prick tests and allergen-specific serum immunoglobulin E levels for identifying aeroallergen sensitization in children under the age of 4 years, a study finds.
Study findings show that young adolescents who have been bullied have an increased risk for developing a psychiatric disorder as young adults, with the worst effects seen for individuals who are both victims and bullies.
Pretreatment with targeted shock wave therapy improves recovery of left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with heart failure receiving intracoronary administration of bone-marrow-derived mononuclear cells, a German study shows.