News in brief: DOACS superior to warfarin in valvular AF; Chronic irAEs common with anti–PD-1 therapy; Treat fatigue to improve cognition in blood cancer patients;

DOACS vs warfarin for valvular AF Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) appear to be more effective and safer than warfarin for people with valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), a US study has found. A retrospective cohort study involving 56,336 patients with valvular AF matched on propensity score found that after median follow-up of 134 days the use ...

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