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Guideline recommends colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45

Adults should be screened with either a high-sensitivity stool-based test or a structural (visual) examination, depending on patient preference and test availability, the guideline said.
5 Jun 2018

Latest COVID-19 guidelines come out against bamlanivimab, remdesivir

The NIH and the Infectious Diseases Society of America found insufficient data to support bamlanivimab, while the World Health Organization said the same about remdesivir. The FDA issued more emergency use authorizations, and research looked at racial and other disparities in COVID-19 outcomes.
24 Nov 2020

Adults with subjective cognitive decline were more likely to report 4 modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Among survey respondents ages 45 years and older, the most common modifiable risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias was hypertension (49.9%), followed by not meeting guidelines for aerobic physical activity (49.7%), obesity (35.3%), and diabetes (18.6%).
31 May 2022

IDSA updates treatment guidelines, while studies identify symptoms in specific age groups

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) changed its recommendations on steroids, remdesivir, and other therapies. New research from Europe quantified COVID-19 symptoms in older adults as well as neurological complications.
30 Jun 2020

Nonpharmacologic treatment first for low-back pain, ACP guideline recommends

Given that most patients with low back pain improve over time regardless of treatment, clinicians and patients should select nonpharmacologic options such as superficial heat, massage, acupuncture, or spinal manipulation, the guideline states.
14 Feb 2017

MKSAP Quiz: 2-day history of shortness of breath

A 35-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for a 2-day history of shortness of breath with no cough or hemoptysis. Medical history is unremarkable, and he takes no medications. What is the most appropriate management?
5 Jul 2022

New guidelines on COVID-19 antibody testing, flu vaccination and trial data on remdesivir

Infectious diseases experts offered guidance on the use of antibody tests in practice, a remdesivir trial showed disappointing results, the CDC recommended flu vaccination for people six months and up, and a study reported post-ICU outcomes of patients with COVID-19.
25 Aug 2020

Guideline updates treatment of allergic seasonal rhinitis

Evidence showed no benefit from adding an oral antihistamine to an intranasal corticosteroid, and oral antihistamines may cause sedation and other adverse effects, guideline authors wrote.
5 Dec 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Multiple segmental pulmonary emboli

A 65-year-old man is diagnosed with multiple segmental pulmonary emboli in the right lung. He has no other medical problems, and he takes no medications. He is alert and engaged in shared decision making. After a physical exam and discussion with the patient, what is the appropriate treatment recommendation?
31 May 2022

Efforts to stop coprescribing of opioids, benzodiazepines helped, but problem ongoing

Two recent studies examined national trends in opioid and benzodiazepine prescribing, one finding that prescribing of these drugs together and separately dropped nationally, while another showing that opioid prescribing for patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD) decreased in New York.
7 Jun 2022

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