Drug therapy in children allergic to house dust mites is ineffective when they are exposed to secondary smoke, according to scientists.
Young cancer survivors do better at schoolSubscription
Adults who survived cancer during their childhood are more likely to be successful at school and be employed, according to a study.
Heart failure outcomes improved by beta blockersSubscription
The outcomes of patients newly diagnosed with heart failure have been shown to improve when they are prescribed two beta blockers, according to research.
The increased risk of heart attack brought on by epilepsy can be reduced with valproates but they raise the risk of death by other means, according to a study.
Gastric bypass surgery improves heart healthSubscription
Gastric bypass surgery patients typically experience significantly decreased resting heart rates and improved recovery time after exercise, according to research.
Black and Asian boys are at greater risk from extracranial solid tumours than boys from other racial groups, according to a study.
Systolic heart failure patients who are prescribed a pharmacological treatment for depression are 46% more likely to die within 18 months than those who do not suffer from depression, according to a study.
Angina attacks linked to heart rateSubscription
Aggressively lowering the heart rate of patients with stable coronary artery disease reduces the frequency of angina attacks and improves quality of life, according to a study.
Bacterial infections play a critical role in the onset of poor breathing episodes following sinus surgery in asthma sufferers, according to a study.
Sacrococcygeal tumours in children must be completely excised in a single surgery to provide the best chance of avoiding bladder dysfunction, according to a study.