Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ACR issues statement on return of routine radiology services

(HealthDay)—In an American College of Radiology statement, published online May 6 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, recommendations are presented for re-engagement of routine radiology care during the ...

Medical research

How much value do people place on clinical genomic testing?

As the debate around privacy and access to personal medical history continues, new research provides insights into the value people place on clinical genomic testing and the factors that influence its uptake.

Medical research

Novel insight into chromosome 21 and its effect on Down syndrome

A UCL-led research team has, for the first time, identified specific regions of chromosome 21, which cause memory and decision-making problems in mice with Down syndrome, a finding that provides valuable new insight into ...

Cardiology

Blood transfusion practices should be revisited

Restricting blood transfusion guidelines may save both lives and money, according to a study presented at CHEST 2019, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, held from Oct. 19 to 23 in New Orleans.

Medications

More U.K. pharmacies giving patients pill organizers

Pharmacies in the United Kingdom are giving out twice as many pill organizers as they were 10 years ago, according to a study published online July 27 in Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.

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