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.

Vaccination

Mandatory vaccinations required in only half of all countries

As countries struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination uptake is a public health priority now more than ever. Efforts to increase vaccinations vary greatly around the globe. A new McGill-led study comparing policies ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

From findings to therapy: Why doctor-patient talk is central

Developing a medical indication is an everyday process but still lacks a precise definition. In clinical practice, the process is informed by medical expertise and the condition of the individual to be treated. According ...

Radiology & Imaging

Body MRI reinterpretations plagued by discrepancies and errors

According to an article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), secondary interpretations of body MRI at tertiary care centers identify a high rate of discrepancies—with primary errors being interpretive in origin—suggesting ...

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