In a meta-analysis of 26 studies, researchers found that medication use was significantly associated with dry mouth
Study highlights importance of people at high risk of diabetes being monitored during statin therapy
Observational study compared rates of severe hypoglycaemia in diabetes patients using insulin pump and injection therapy.
Maternal multivitamin use with or without additional iron or folic acid was associated with lower odds of autism spectrum disorder with intellectual disability in the child.
Reducing hepatitis C virus transmissionSubscription
Combined needle provision and opioid substitution therapy could cut hepatitis C virus transmission risk.
BMJ published a study investigating the effectiveness of 48 drugs approved by the European Medicines Agency.
Fractures are not uncommon in patients with the condition, but the rate is not higher than in the general population and is not associated with use of PPIs, researchers concluded.
Smoking cessation after myocardial infarctionSubscription
Low adherence to early-use smoking cessation medications after myocardial infarction.
Providing specialist care through video conferencing was no less effective than in-person visits and was more convenient, study finds.
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Antithrombotic medications increase risk of complications linked to blood in the urine
Research shows an over-the-counter antihistamine could act as a remyelinating agent in multiple sclerosis
New research suggested botox had greater tolerability compared with topiramate against chronic migraine
Researchers from Norway used national registry data to explore if the H1N1 virus could be linked to the development of type 1 diabetes
Researchers modelled a hypothetical scenario where 95% of smokers in the United States switched to e-cigarettes over a 10 year period
Researchers tested a delayed-release formulation of extended-release methylphenidate that can be taken in the evening but does not begin releasing drug until 8–10 hours after administration.
Three of the compounds explored in the study inhibited cancer cell growth and also behaved as broad-spectrum antibiotics, with two effective against Staphylococcus aureus
Researchers say that better knowledge of the side effects of low-dose antidepressants is needed to aid the selection of drugs for patients
A study finds that the use of androgen deprivation therapy to treat prostate cancer is associated with a heightened risk of developing cardiovascular disease and recommends closer cardiac monitoring during treatment
The drug could be used as a multi-functional compound to treat comorbid depression in Parkinson’s disease and also slow down the progress of the disease, researchers say.
A study finds that discontinuing low-dose aspirin is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events, and that the risk does not decrease over time.