Tag Archives: Reduce

OnabotulinumtoxinA Therapy May Reduce Frequency, Severity of New Daily Persistent Headache – Clinical Pain Advisor

January 15, 2019 Share this content: OnabotulinumtoxinA injections were typically administered at the clinic every 3 months. OnabotulinumtoxinA therapy may effectively reduce the frequency and severity of new daily persistent headache at 12 months, according to a small study published in Clinical Neuropharmacology. The investigators of this single-center, retrospective study sought to examine the effectiveness of… Read More »

One Twin’s Difficult Birth Puts A Project Designed To Reduce C-Sections To The Test

This story is part of a partnership that includes WBUR, NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). The tiny hand and forearm slipped out too early. Babies are not delivered shoulder first. Dr. Terri Marino, an obstetrician in the Boston area who specializes in high-risk deliveries, tucked it back inside… Read More »

Which Drug Combination Works Best to Reduce Acute COPD Exacerbations?

November 20, 2018 Share this content: A higher blood eosinophil count was associated with a greater protective effect of ICS/LABA/LAMA against severe acute COPD exacerbations. A combination of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)/long-acting β2-agonist (LABA)/long-acting muscarinic receptor antagonist (LAMA) is possibly more effective than a LABA/LAMA combination or single long-acting bronchodilator therapy in reducing the risk for… Read More »