NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A single subcutaneous dose of
the investigation drug selatogrel, a reversible P2Y12-receptor
antagonist, provides a rapid, dose-related antiplatelet response
in patients with acute myocardial infarction, according to a
small phase-2 study.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with alopecia areata
(AA) appear to be at heightened risk of acute myocardial
infarction (AMI), according to a large population-based study
from South Korea.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A multicancer blood test appears
to have met its initial goal of being an effective addition to
standard screening for cancer, in a study of nearly 10,000
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inhibition of c-Jun N-terminal
kinase (JNK) or B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) can curb septic
hypotension, according to studies in mice.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A dual-functional localized
surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) biosensor combining a
photothermal effect in concert with plasmonic sensing
transduction shows promise as the basis for accurate real-time
detection of SARS-CoV-2 viral nucleic acid, according to Swiss
and Chinese researchers.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with solid cancers,
the concentration of fecal short-chain fatty acids (SCFA) may be
a biomarker of the efficacy of the programmed cell death 1
(PD-1) checkpoint inhibitors nivolumab and pembrolizumab,
according to researchers in Japan.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of cardiovascular disease.
(Reuters Health) - In the year after a heart attack, people younger than age 55 often have difficulties with sexual function, according to a study of patients in the U.S. and Spain.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Stress during pregnancy brought on by events like divorce, job loss or death of a loved one appears to be linked to an increased risk of asthma and eczema among children.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Up to half of teens and young women who give birth are pregnant again within a year -- but a new study suggests giving new moms a contraceptive implant before they leave the hospital the first time around can help prevent those repeat pregnancies.