Annals of Internal Medicine

Medications

There's no evidence chloroquine helps treat or prevent COVID-19

In new Practice Points, the American College of Physicians (ACP) says that evidence does not support the use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine alone or in combination with azithromycin to prevent COVID-19 after infection ...

Medical research

Acupuncture beneficial for postprandial distress syndrome

Acupuncture results in an increased response rate and elimination rate for all the cardinal symptoms in patients with postprandial distress syndrome (PDS), according to a study published online May 12 in the Annals of Internal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

PPE, plus training, lowers risk of COVID-19 for health care workers

Health care workers carry a significant burden of coronavirus infections worldwide, but a new evidence review by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University shows the rate can be lowered with the use of personal protective ...

Cardiology

NT-proBNP does not improve evaluation of syncope in the ED

(HealthDay)—For adult emergency department (ED) patients with syncope, serum N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) does not improve prognostication above the Canadian Syncope Risk Score (CSRS), according ...

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