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Folic acid reduces risk of neural tube defects linked to HIV drug dolutegravir

Dolutegravir is a preferred medication for treating HIV infection, but it recently has been linked to a 6- to 9-fold increase in the risk for neural tube defects among babies born to mothers receiving the drug during early gestation. Researchers

Medicaid enrollment reduces disease-related deaths

A University of Michigan study on the connection between expanded Medicaid coverage and mortality rates finds that a sizable number of people are alive today because of the coverage. The study on the relationship between Medicaid enrollment and mortality finds

Early drug intervention reduces risk of cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

People who develop rheumatoid arthritis as older adults benefit from early and sustained use of a drug called Methotrexate (MTX), a recent study led by University of Toronto researcher Jessica Widdifield has found. The study, the first of its kind

Saffron reduces symptoms of postpartum depression

A study published in the journal Pharmacopsychiatry suggests that saffron may be an effective alternative for improving the symptoms of postpartum depression. The study’s findings also reported that it may be as effective as, but far safer, than fluoxetine, an

Statin therapy reduces risk for diabetic retinopathy in T2DM

(HealthDay)—For Taiwanese patients with type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia, statin therapy is associated with a reduced risk for diabetic retinopathy, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Eugene Yu-Chuan Kang, M.D., from the Chang Gung Memorial