Cerebrovascular ischemic events (CIE) can be one of the most severe complications of giant cell arteritis (GCA), but is seen in 4-5% of GCA patients according to a recent French University Hospital.
A retrospective study of 271 GCA patients (89 males, mean age 72 ± 9 years) from theRead Article
A prospective, pragmatic, open-label, randomized trial conducted by the UK National Health Service, studied interventions in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and found no advantage to either CTS corticosteroid injection (CSI) or night splinting (NS) as the initial treatment of CTS.Read Article
A randomised controlled trial including 347 participants with lower back or neck pain found there was no benefit of taking opioid pain relievers compared to placebo.
There was no significant difference in pain scores in patients with lower back or neck pain who were given opioid painRead Article
Depression is more widespread than ever in the United States, according to a new study from Gallup, showing that 18% of adults are depressed (or receiving depression treatment for depression) – an increase in 7 percentage points since 2015.Read Article