Tag Archives: Study

Telehealth can increase nurse workloads, study shows

A study published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research found that patients using at-home monitoring systems for blood glucose and blood pressure levels received almost twice as many “nursing activities” as patients who received usual care.  In other words, relying on telehealth to manage Type 2 diabetes and hypertension could heighten nurse workloads.  At… Read More »

Merck, Eisai detail Keytruda and Lenvima’s endometrial cancer win in confirmatory study

Merck and Eisai were eager to tout a headline phase 3 win in December for their combination therapy of Keytruda and Lenvima because it involves the regimen’s first FDA-approved indication in endometrial cancer. Now we know how big that win is. Keytruda and Lenvima cut the risk of death by 38% over physician’s choice of… Read More »

Physicians in favor of reopening schools say CDC improperly cited their study

Doctors who determined students could immediately return to schools safely said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention improperly cited their findings to delay the return to in-person classes. “Like in so many states, California and Illinois schools are being hamstrung by the CDC guidance,” the physicians said Tuesday. “The guidance does not take into… Read More »

Ten-year Italian study shows that people with HIV remain undetectable for 97% of the time

Long-term monitoring of people with HIV with an undetectable viral load has shown that viral suppression is rarely lost, enforcing the validity of ‘U=U’ (Undetectable equals Untransmittable) messaging, according to Italian research published in the online edition of AIDS.  The study involved over 8000 HIV-positive individuals taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) and with viral suppression (a… Read More »

People with HIV at higher risk of hospitalisation and death from COVID-19, New York study finds

People with HIV were more likely to be admitted to hospital with COVID-19 and more likely to die in hospital due to COVID-19 than people without HIV, and people with more advanced HIV disease or unsuppressed viral load were more likely than other people with HIV to be hospitalised, a review of surveillance data in… Read More »