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Should Macitentan Plus Riociguat Be Used as First-Line Therapy in PAH?

February 07, 2019 Share this content: Improvements in 6-minute walking distance scores and WHO functional class categories were seen in patients with PAH treated with macitentan plus riociguat. Upfront combination therapy with macitentan plus riociguat has demonstrated effectiveness in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), according to the results of a small retrospective, open-label cohort… Read More »

Celebrity ads for diet aids should be banned, says top doctor

Social media companies should ban “damaging” celebrity-endorsed social media ads promoting weight loss aids, England’s top doctor has said. Some celebrities with large followings are promoting products such as diet pills and detox teas on social media. Prof Stephen Powis, NHS medical director, argues these products have a damaging effect on the physical and mental… Read More »