Health

USPSTF recommends hep B screen for at-risk teens, adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that screening adults and adolescents at increased risk for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection has moderate net benefit. These findings form the basis of a final recommendation ...

Health

Targeted efforts do not alter outcomes in healthy elderly

(HealthDay)—In elderly adults, vitamin D supplementation, omega-3 supplementation, and strength training, individually or in combination, do not improve clinical outcomes, according to a study published in the Nov. 10 issue ...

Medications

Results from the VOYAGER PAD Trial reported

A large subgroup analysis of a randomized clinical trial showed neither a mortality risk nor benefit associated with the use of paclitaxel drug-coated devices (DCD) in the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). The ...

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