Medications

Steroids best placebo in high-risk IgA nephropathy

(HealthDay)—Steroids reduce the risk for major adverse kidney outcomes in people with high-risk immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN), but full-dose methylprednisolone increased the risk for serious adverse events, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Efpeglenatide lowers risk for adverse CV events in T2DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes and a history of cardiovascular disease or current kidney disease, the risk for adverse cardiovascular events is lower with efpeglenatide, an exendin-based glucagon-like peptide ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Higher-dose DHA in pregnancy tied to fewer early preterm births

(HealthDay)—Supplementation with a higher dose of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) versus the standard prenatal dose during the second half of pregnancy is associated with a lower rate of early preterm births, according to a ...

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