Health

Most patients have positive views about AI in medicine

Most patients have positive views about the ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve care but have concerns about unintended consequences, according to a research letter published online May 4 in JAMA Network Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Plant-based recombinant COVID-19 vaccine found to be effective

Coronavirus-like particles (CoVLP), which are produced in plants, combined with an adjuvant (Adjuvant System 03 [AS03]) forms a candidate vaccine that is effective for preventing COVID-19, according to a study published online ...

Medications

Fenfluramine seems effective for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Among patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), the percentage reduction in the frequency of drop seizures is greater with fenfluramine versus placebo, according to a study published online May 2 in JAMA Neurology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk for Guillain-Barré syndrome up after Ad.26.COV2.S vaccination

The incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is increased after Ad.26.COV2.S vaccination, but incidence is not increased after mRNA vaccination, according to a study published online April 26 in JAMA Network Open.

Cardiology

A-fib detected in nearly three in 10 cryptogenic stroke patients

Almost one in three patients surviving a stroke of unknown cause have atrial fibrillation (AF) detectable using continuous cardiac monitoring, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European Heart Rhythm ...

Medications

Update shows relatlimab + nivolumab slows advanced melanoma

For patients with previously untreated metastatic or unresectable melanoma, the combination of relatlimab + nivolumab continues to demonstrate a progression-free survival (PFS) benefit over nivolumab alone, according to updated ...

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