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Act early to counter rise in osteoporosis

The new guidelines tackle that fear of side effects—along with medication benefits—directly in a series of charts. ... The option to take a bisphosphonates break after that stretch should only be considered in lower-risk patients, the guidelines said.
January 2017

Shifting standards for hypertension

New hypertension guidelines are being developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) that will incorporate new study results. ... Taler, a member of the guideline committee. But meanwhile, what changes
March 2016

New cholesterol guideline focuses on statin intensity, not LDL

Evidence suggests that the new guidelines and risk calculator potentially overestimate 10-year risk in primary prevention. ... The guideline also aimed to more accurately identify higher-risk patients who will benefit from statin therapy, Dr.
June 2014

Letters to the Editor

per year based on guidelines) to monitor treatment efficacy, and managing long-term toxicities such as metabolic and renal disease as well as dealing with an aging population. ... It is very important that guidelines by ACP and the USPSTF reflect these
April 2010

Concussions cause cognitive concerns

Dr. Master recommended using a guideline to help frame open-ended questions for the patient, such as:. ... Summary of evidence-based guideline update: evaluation and management of concussion in sports: report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of
February 2019

CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

Whereas prior screening recommendations by the CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force did not align, current guidelines are more consistent, she said. ... cirrhosis, according to joint guidelines set by the American Association for the Study of
January 2016

Changing medicines

Changing medicines. A comment by a friend got me thinking. She mentioned that the constantly changing guidelines occasionally make her skeptical of medical advice. ... It is true that guidelines change. By the same token, though, all knowledge changes.
November 2020

Sustained change a challenge for health

Dr. Petersen had hypothesized “that their practice would be solidified around these guidelines, and that there would be a permanent change in behavior.” But the study found that the new habits
May 2016

Changing thinking on chronic fatigue

There are no targeted drugs and no clinical guidelines, and yet patients badly need both symptomatic and emotional relief from what can be an isolating disease, said Alan G.
June 2015

‘Sic’ing primary care physicians on sickle cell disease

The guidelines aren't going to recommend anything new or dramatic,” said Kathryn Hassell, MD, a professor of hematology at the University of Colorado and one of the guideline writers. ... But. if some of the basic steps that are in these guidelines are
April 2013

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