As the field of cardiology advances new procedures are being developed to help patients in more effective methods. The SCOUT trial looked at one potential treatment to help patients with tricuspid regurgitation.
Study results show that newly initiated combined antiretroviral therapy (ART) in treatment-naïve patients with HIV appears to not effectively prevent the progression of significant arterial inflammation.
The rate of endophthalmitis after more than 90,000 intravitreal injections was found to be approximately 1 in 3000 in a retrospective study of a consecutive series of cases at a multicenter, retina-only practice. Prophylactic use of topical antibiotics was not found to decrease this rate.
The intake of sodium is becoming a greater problem across the world, but especially in the United States. While people for the most part are not adding sodium to the food themselves the processed foods they are eating contain more sodium than they did in the past.