Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Improving heart health may reduce the severity of COVID-19 disease

High blood pressure, smoking, obesity, heart disease and diabetes are associated with worse outcomes in patients with COVID-19, according to a study published today in European Heart Journal—Quality of Care and Clinical ...

Gastroenterology

ACG issues guideline for management of upper GI bleeding

(HealthDay)—In an American College of Gastroenterology clinical guideline, published in the May issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology , recommendations are presented for the management of overt upper gastrointestinal ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

USPSTF recommends counseling for healthy pregnancy weight gain

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends behavioral counseling interventions to promote healthy weight gain in pregnancy. This recommendation forms the basis of a final recommendation statement ...

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