Health

USPSTF finds evidence insufficient for vitamin D screening

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to ascertain the balance of benefits and harms of screening asymptomatic adults for vitamin D deficiency. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.