News tagged with randomised controlled trials

Online treatment beneficial to heart disease patients

Patients with vascular disease are at higher risk of suffering a further event or death. Treatment of vascular risk factors by nurse practitioners is proven to be very effective in reducing this risk although treatment goals ...

Jun 12, 2012
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Anti-HIV drug tenofovir is safe to take during pregnancy

Pre-birth exposure to the anti-HIV drug tenofovir does not adversely affect pregnancy outcomes and does not increase birth defects, growth abnormalities, or kidney problems in infants born to African women who are HIV positive, ...

May 15, 2012
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Cervical disease sufferers could benefit from HPV vaccine

Women who are diagnosed with pre-cancerous cervical conditions after receiving the HPV vaccine can still benefit from a considerably reduced risk of reoccurring disease, a study published today in the British Medical Journal shows. ...

Mar 28, 2012
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