Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Evidence lacking for screening for eating disorders

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the evidence for screening adults and adolescents for eating disorders is currently inadequate for assessing the benefits and harms. These findings ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia hits another record of daily coronavirus deaths

Russia registered another daily record of coronavirus deaths Tuesday as rapidly surging infection rates raised pressure on the country's health care system and prompted the government to suggest declaring a nonworking week.

Oncology & Cancer

2021 USPSTF guidance expands eligibility for lung cancer screening

(HealthDay)—Adopting the 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations for lung cancer screening will increase the number of eligible people, including more women and racial and ethnic-minority groups, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus deaths in Russia hit new record

Russia's daily coronavirus death toll hit a new record on Friday amid the country's sluggish vaccination rate and the government's reluctance to tighten restrictions.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

USPSTF recommends aspirin for those at high risk for preeclampsia

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends low-dose aspirin for reducing the risk for preeclampsia among those at high risk. This recommendation forms the basis of the final recommendation statement ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new, race-free approach to diagnosing kidney diseases

The two largest national kidney associations—the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN)—have outlined a new race-free approach to diagnosing kidney diseases.

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