Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Removing race from estimates of kidney function: What happens next?

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announce the concurrent publication of "Special Article: Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases: An Interim Report ...

Vaccination

UK eyes testing out COVID-19 passports at mass gatherings

Britain is planning to test a series of measures including "coronavirus status certifications" over the coming weeks to see if they can allow people to safely return to mass gatherings at sports arenas, nightclubs and concerts.

Oncology & Cancer

Importance of preventive health care during COVID-19 pandemic

Preventive health care helps you maintain your health. Screenings are important to avoid future health problems or catch them early when they are easier to treat. But the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a decrease in preventive ...

Diabetes

USPSTF urges prediabetes, T2DM screen for overweight adults

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in overweight or obese adults aged 35 to 70 years and referral to preventive interventions for those ...

Oncology & Cancer

USPSTF expands eligibility for annual lung cancer screening

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends annual low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer for high-risk adults aged 50 to 80 years. This recommendation forms the basis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Serbia to impose weekend curbs after virus surge

Serbia will shut down all but essential businesses over the weekend to combat a spike in new coronavirus cases, the government-appointed crisis team said Friday.

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