Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidelines developed for care of adults with Down syndrome

(HealthDay)—In an evidence-based clinical guideline, published online Oct. 20 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, recommendations are presented for the medical care of adults with Down syndrome.

Cardiology

Guidelines updated for managing dyslipidemia to cut CVD risk

(HealthDay)—In a synopsis of the 2020 updated clinical practice guideline from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Defense, published online Sept. 22 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations ...

Cardiology

VA/DoD issue guideline for diagnosis, management of HTN

(HealthDay)—In a synopsis of the 2020 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs/U.S. Department of Defense clinical practice guideline, published online Sept. 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations are presented ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guideline updated for nutrition in chronic kidney disease

(HealthDay)—The National Kidney Foundation and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have updated the clinical practice guideline for nutrition in chronic kidney disease (CKD); the 2020 update was published as a supplement ...

Cardiology

Guidelines detail how to manage aneurysms of visceral arteries

(HealthDay)—In evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, issued by the Society for Vascular Surgery and published in a supplement to the July issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery, recommendations are presented for ...

Oncology & Cancer

New guidelines for managing mucositis now available

Updated clinical practice guidelines for managing mucositis, a very common and often debilitating complication of cancer therapy, was recently published in the journal Cancer. Patients experiencing mucositis often require ...

Gastroenterology

Probiotics not recommended for most digestive conditions

(HealthDay)—Probiotics are not recommended for most digestive conditions, according to a clinical practice guideline issued by the American Gastroenterological Association and published online June 9 in Gastroenterology.

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