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Ixekizumab (Taltz) is a humanised IgG4 monoclonal antibody that selectively binds with high affinity to the interleukin 17A (IL-17A) cytokine and inhibits its interaction with the IL-17 receptor.iii...
A novel biomarker-based risk score outperformed the most popular risk score for predicting stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to new findings.Current risk scores, including the mos...
In a study published online by JAMA Surgery, Annemarie G. Hirsch, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pa., and colleagues examined whether the DiaRem score, a validated score gene...
(MedPage Today) -- Does this score take the guesswork out of dual antiplatelet therapy?
To the Editor Drs Haukoos and Lewis included covariate adjustment in a list of traditional ways propensity scores are used. Although this is true, covariate adjustment is not considered a best practic...
Dr Aaron Holley examines the usefulness of the STOPBANG score for obstructive sleep apnea. Medscape Critical Care
A novel clinical score using factors related to midwall myocardial fibrosis predicted poor outcomes in patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis, according to findings published in the European Heart...
(Concordia University) New research shows that preschoolers who score lower on a memory task are likely to score higher on a dropout risk scale at the age of 12.
The Apgar score that evaluates a baby's condition at birth may also be a useful tool for predicting whether a mother is critically ill, new research suggests. The Apgar score is a universal measure do...
Evidence suggests that diet plays an important role in the development of mental disorders, especially anxiety. Dietary diversity score is an indicator for assessing diet quality. However, its associa...
The Readmission Risk score (RR score) is a software application developed to identify patients at increased risk for readmission. This score was developed to improve on the methodology for 30-day risk...
The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic prediction power of a newly introduced early warning score modified by serum lactate level, the National Early Warning Score-Lactate (NEWS-L) sc...
Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is closely associated with preoperative complications. STOP-Bang score was validated for preoperative screening of SDB. However, STOP-Bang score lacks adequately high ...
The AIMS65 score and the Glasgow-Blatchford risk score (GBRS) are validated preendoscopic risk scores for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH).