Psychology & Psychiatry

Do antidepressants help chronic back pain and osteoarthritis?

Antidepressants are commonly used worldwide to treat pain, however new research from the University of Sydney shows they offer little to no help for people suffering chronic back pain and osteoarthritis and may even cause ...

Gastroenterology

ACG develops first guideline for irritable bowel syndrome

(HealthDay)—In a new American College of Gastroenterology clinical guideline, published online Dec. 14 in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, recommendations are presented for diagnostic testing and therapeutic options ...

Cardiology

AHA/ACC urge shared decisions in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

(HealthDay)—Updated clinical practice guidelines from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology, published online Nov. 20 in Circulation, emphasize shared decision-making in the management of hypertrophic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recommendations developed for management of Lyme disease

(HealthDay)—In new evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, published online Nov. 30 in Clinical Infectious Diseases, recommendations are presented for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease. The guidelines ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidelines developed for diabetes management in CKD

(HealthDay)—In a synopsis of the 2020 Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) clinical practice guideline, published online Nov. 10 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations and practice points are presented ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Knee OA guidance for clinicians simplified and streamlined

The burden of knee osteoarthritis is set to continue to increase around the world. Aging populations and rising levels of obesity, combined with an absence of a cure for the disease, will lead to an increased strain on health-care ...

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