Tag Archives: Therapy

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 »

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men: Types & More

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Definition When we talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in men, we’re talking about testosterone. A small amount of testosterone is produced in the adrenal glands, but for men the majority of testosterone is produced in the testicles. Testosterone has both physical and psychological benefits.1 Physically, the hormone has several functions for… Read More »

Hormonal therapy for aggressive prostate cancer: How long is enough?

Men weighing treatment options for intermediate- or high-risk cancer that is still localized to the prostate can face a tricky question. A standard approach in these cases is to give radiation to the prostate along with drugs that block testosterone, a hormone that makes the cancer cells grow faster. For how long should this hormone… Read More »