Comparison of #gabapentin and #doxepin in the management of #uremic pruritus: A randomized crossover clinical trial

Gabapentin and doxepin are well‐known treatments of uremic pruritus in hemodialysis patients but no head‐to‐head studies were conducted to date. The aim of this trial is to compare the efficacy and the tolerability of gabapentin and doxepin in the treatment of uremic pruritus in hemodialysis patients. A single‐blind crossover randomized trial was conducted that included hemodialysis patients with uremic pruritus. Patients were randomized to receive … Continue reading Comparison of #gabapentin and #doxepin in the management of #uremic pruritus: A randomized crossover clinical trial

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World Health Organization 2020 guidelines on physical #activity and #sedentary behaviour

..The new guidelines address children, adolescents, adults, older adults and include new specific recommendations for pregnant and postpartum women and people living with chronic conditions or disability. All adults should undertake 150–300 min of moderate-intensity, or 75–150 min of vigorous-intensity physical activity, or some equivalent combination of moderate-intensity and vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity, per week. Among children and adolescents, an average of 60 min/day of moderate-to-vigorous intensity aerobic … Continue reading World Health Organization 2020 guidelines on physical #activity and #sedentary behaviour

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