Diabetes

ADA updates standards of medical care in diabetes for 2022

(HealthDay)—The Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes clinical practice guideline has been updated for 2022 by the American Diabetes Association and published as a supplement to the January issue of Diabetes Care.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australia reports 3rd case of omicron COVID-19 variant

Australian authorities announced on Monday a third case of the omicron COVID-19 variant as government leaders reconsidered plans to relax border restrictions this week.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abortion remains medically safe for U.S. women

(HealthDay)—Debate rages over access to abortion, but experts say the collected medical evidence makes one thing clear—it is a fundamentally safe procedure for women.

Health

Study finds easy way to improve hospital soundscapes

New research from McMaster University has found that a simple tweak in the tones used by medical devices can significantly lower annoyance caused by these alarms, improving hospital working environments and even patient care.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ivermectin treatment in humans for reducing malaria transmission

Malaria still kills millions. Researchers are excited by a new intervention: giving people a drug which kills mosquitoes that bite them. Incredibly, this is a reality, as the drug ivermectin, widely used for the control of ...

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