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 ...

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 ...

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