Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

USPSTF still advises against COPD screening for asymptomatic adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening asymptomatic adults for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This recommendation forms the basis of a final recommendation statement published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Kawasaki disease guideline for physicians released

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Vasculitis Foundation (VF), released a new guideline for the management of Kawasaki disease that addresses diagnostic issues relating to Kawasaki disease, ...

Health

Clinician peer networks remove race and gender bias

A University of Pennsylvania study published today in Nature Communications offers striking evidence that network science can be used to remove race and gender bias in clinical settings. The study, led by Professor Damon ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO advises against remdesivir for coronavirus treatment

The anti-viral drug remdesivir should not be used to treat COVID-19 patients no matter how severe their illness as it has "no important effect" on survival chances, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts make weak recommendation for remdesivir in severe COVID-19

In The BMJ today, a panel of international experts make a weak recommendation for the use of remdesivir in patients with severe covid-19, and strongly support continued enrolment of patients into ongoing clinical trials of ...

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