Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidelines developed for diagnosing, treating botulism

(HealthDay)—In new evidence-based clinical guidelines published in the May 7 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, recommendations are presented for diagnosing, ...

Addiction

Post-overdose outreach programs in Massachusetts expanding

Boston Medical Center has released a study that shows post overdose outreach programs in Massachusetts have expanded across the state, as 44 percent of municipalities reported having such programs available—a majority established ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study finds most high-school age youth are willing to wear masks

A new study from Indiana University researchers finds that most high-school age youth are willing to wear masks to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, but that more education is needed on how to wear masks properly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mayo Clinic: Sepsis—a team response to a potential killer

Our bodies are very good at fighting infection. The immune system reacts and attacks bacteria and viruses that make us sick. But sometimes the immune reaction is so strong that it damages the body. This is called a septic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ASH develops practice guidelines for venous thromboembolism

(HealthDay)—The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has developed new guidelines for the treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE); the clinical practice guidelines were recently published in Blood Advances.