Management of Diabetes during Ramadan

Diabetes is one of the four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) contributing to global morbidity and mortality. There are over 150 million Muslims with diabetes worldwide. So, Ramadan has a major impact on Diabetes management in the Muslim population.

Stroke recurrence and long-term mortality

The risk for recurrence in patients with either ischemic stroke (IS) or intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is substantial, especially with poor risk factor control. The impact of a first stroke versus a recurrent stroke on future events has not been well studied.

Experts set out future of autism care and treatment with focus on personalised approaches

A new, comprehensive model of autism care and treatment that prioritises personalised, stepped care approaches is urgently needed, according to a new international report published in The Lancet.

Beating challenges to global child and adolescent health

The latest special issue of PLOS Medicine outlined different aspects of child and adolescent health and development and the social determinants of health. It focused specifically on the health of infants, children, and adolescents in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Why am I still awake?

According to the experts, 7-9 hours of sleep at night is ideal for humans between 18-64 years of ages. It is the time when the body repairs and restores itself. Insufficient sleep may lead to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and a weak immune system, of course.

Optimising Tuberculosis preventive therapy for persons with HIV

Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be common comorbidity among persons with HIV, particularly in high-burden countries.

January 9, 2022
January 9, 2022

Management of Diabetes during Ramadan

Diabetes is one of the four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) contributing to global morbidity and mortality. There are over 150 million Muslims with diabetes worldwide. So, Ramadan has a major impact on Diabetes management in the Muslim population.

January 2, 2022
January 2, 2022

Stroke recurrence and long-term mortality

The risk for recurrence in patients with either ischemic stroke (IS) or intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is substantial, especially with poor risk factor control. The impact of a first stroke versus a recurrent stroke on future events has not been well studied.

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

Experts set out future of autism care and treatment with focus on personalised approaches

A new, comprehensive model of autism care and treatment that prioritises personalised, stepped care approaches is urgently needed, according to a new international report published in The Lancet.

December 12, 2021
December 12, 2021

HIV as a risk factor for sudden cardiac death

People living with HIV (PWH) are at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and electrophysiological changes that may lead to sudden cardiac death (SCD). SCD was twice as common in PWH in a recent research published in New England Journal of Medicine; however, one in three fatalities was attributed to overdose.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Pulmonary rehabilitation after hospitalisation for COPD exacerbations

In clinical trials, pulmonary rehabilitation lowers the risk for readmission following hospitalisation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations.

November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021

Low energy diets for weight management in adults with Type 2 Diabetes

A new study published in a journal entitled “Diabetologia” finds that low energy diets with formula meal replacements are the most effective

November 14, 2021
November 14, 2021

Does taking aspirin before a stroke actually help?

Despite changing recommendations, aspirin is widely used to prevent vascular events such as myocardial infarction and stroke. Studies showed that 15% to 40% of patients with ischemic stroke are already taking aspirin at the stroke time.

November 7, 2021
November 7, 2021

Cervical cancer rates reduced by 87% in vaccinated women

Cervical cancer rates are 87% lower in women who were offered vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) when they were between the ages of 12-13 than in previous generations, confirms a new study published in The Lancet.

October 31, 2021
October 31, 2021

Drugs to add in lowing high blood pressure

Adding a new medication is associated with better blood pressure lowering. In drug-treated patients with hypertension whose blood pressure

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Life after recovering from COVID-19

Until immunisation, the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) killed over 4.9 million people and infected over 200 million according to Worldometer coronavirus update.