MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Carr W, Kurbatova E et. al.
Feb 25th, 2022 - On May 5, 2021, CDC's Tuberculosis Trials Consortium and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) published results from a randomized controlled trial indicating that a 4-month regimen containing rifapentine (RPT), moxifloxacin (MOX), isoniazid (INH), and pyrazinamide (PZA) was as effective as the standard 6-month regimen for tuberculosis (TB) treatmen...
JAMA , Krist AH et. al.
Apr 14th, 2021 - Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that performs an important role in calcium homeostasis and bone metabolism and also affects many other cellular regulatory functions outside the skeletal system. Vitamin D requirements may vary by individual; thus, no one serum vitamin D level cutpoint defines deficiency, and no consensus exists regarding the precise serum levels of vitamin D that represent op...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Yost J et. al.
Feb 10th, 2021 - Should Remdesivir Be Used for the Treatment of Patients With COVID-19? Rapid, Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians (Version 2).|2021|Qaseem A,Yost J,Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I,Abraham GM,Jokela JA,|analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,drug therapy,drug therapy,virology,
Clinical & Translational Oncology : Official Publication ... Nadal E, Bosch-Barrera J et. al.
Feb 5th, 2021 - Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive tumour with dismal prognosis arising in the pleura and associated with asbestos exposure. Its incidence is on the rise worldwide. In selected patients with early-stage MPM, a maximal surgical cytoreduction in combination with additional antitumour treatment may be considered in selected patients assessed by a multidisciplinary tumor board. In patients with ...
Cardiology in the Young; Sendzikaite S, Heying R et. al.
Jan 8th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge influence in almost all areas of life, affecting societies, economics, and health care systems worldwide. The paediatric cardiology community is no exception. As the challenging battle with COVID-19 continues, professionals from the Association for the European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology receive many questions regarding COVID-19 in a Paediatric and...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Yost J et. al.
Oct 6th, 2020 - Should Remdesivir Be Used for the Treatment of Patients With COVID-19? Rapid, Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians (Version 1).|2020|Qaseem A,Yost J,Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I,Abraham GM,Jokela JA,|administration & dosage,adverse effects,analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,administration & dosage,adverse effects,analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,administration & dos...
Clinical & Translational Oncology : Official Publication ... Vera R, Salgado M et. al.
Aug 14th, 2020 - To provide guidance for the management of RAS wild-type (wt) metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) in daily practice. Nominal group and Delphi techniques were used. A steering committee of seven experts analyzed the current management of RAS wt mCRC, through which they identified controversies, critically analyzed the available evidence, and formulated several guiding statements for clinicians. S...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Agarwal A et. al.
Aug 1st, 2020 - What is the role of remdesivir in the treatment of severe covid-19? This guideline was triggered by the ACTT-1 trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine on 22 May 2020. Remdesivir has received worldwide attention as a potentially effective treatment for severe covid-19. After rapid market approval in the US, remdesivir is already being used in clinical practice. The guideline panel...
Phlebology Parsi K, van Rij AM et. al.
Jul 9th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic has resulted in diversion of healthcare resources to the management of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus. Elective interventions and surgical procedures in most countries have been postponed and operating room resources have been diverted to manage the pandemic. The Venous and Lymphatic Triage and Acuity Scale was developed to provid...
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Menter A, Gelfand JM et. al.
Mar 3rd, 2020 - Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease involving multiple organ systems and affecting approximately 2% of the world's population. In this guideline, we focus the discussion on systemic, nonbiologic medications for the treatment of this disease. We provide detailed discussion of efficacy and safety for the most commonly used medications, including methotrexate, cyclosporine, and acitretin, ...
JAMA Rao VL, Micic D et. al.
Nov 5th, 2019 - Medical Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation.|2019|Rao VL,Micic D,Davis AM,|adverse effects,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,drug therapy,therapeutic use,
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the Am... Shroff RT, Kennedy EB et. al.
Mar 12th, 2019 - To develop an evidence-based clinical practice guideline to assist in clinical decision making for patients with resected biliary tract cancer. ASCO convened an Expert Panel to conduct a systematic review of the literature on adjuvant therapy for resected biliary tract cancer and provide recommended care options for this patient population. Three phase III randomized controlled trials, one phas...
Cardiovascular Research; Madonna R, Van Laake LW et. al.
Jan 19th, 2019 - Morbidity and mortality from ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and heart failure (HF) remain significant in Europe and are increasing worldwide. Patients with IHD or HF might benefit from novel therapeutic strategies, such as cell-based therapies. We recently discussed the therapeutic potential of cell-based therapies and provided recommendations on how to improve the therapeutic translation of the...
Nov 5th, 2018 - Large numbers of U. S.
Ophthalmology Akpek EK, Amescua G et. al.
Oct 28th, 2018 - Dry Eye Syndrome Preferred Practice Pattern®.|2018|Akpek EK,Amescua G,Farid M,Garcia-Ferrer FJ,Lin A,|organization & administration,therapeutic use,diagnosis,drug therapy,therapeutic use,organization & administration,analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,standards,therapeutic use,
Post Reproductive Health; Pitkin J,
Sep 25th, 2018 - Urogenital atrophy is more common than it would first appear and women do not always seek advice and guidance. Confusion still exists between systemic hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and local estrogen preparations but new treatment modalities have emerged that extend the range of options beyond lubricants, moisturisers and vaginal estrogen preparations.
World Journal of Urology; Merseburger AS, Apolo AB et. al.
Sep 22nd, 2018 - The SIU (Société Internationale d'Urologie)-ICUD (International Consultation on Urologic Diseases) working group on systemic therapy for metastatic bladder cancer has summarized the most recent findings on the aforementioned topic and came to conclusions and recommendations according to the evidence published. In Europe and the United States, treatment for metastatic UC has changed a great deal...
Endocrine Practice : Official Journal of the American Col... Hurley DL, Binkley N et. al.
Jul 24th, 2018 - 25(OH)D = 25-hydroxyvitamin D; BMD = bone mineral density; CV = cardiovascular; GI = gastrointestinal; IOM = Institute of Medicine; PTH = parathyroid hormone; RCT = randomized controlled trial; αTF = α-tocopherol; ucOC = undercarboxylated osteocalcin; VKA = vitamin K antagonist; WHI = Women's Health Initiative.
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Borisov AS, Bamrah Morris S et. al.
Jun 29th, 2018 - Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is critical to the control and elimination of tuberculosis disease (TB) in the United States. In 2011, CDC recommended a short-course combination regimen of once-weekly isoniazid and rifapentine for 12 weeks (3HP) by directly observed therapy (DOT) for treatment of LTBI, with limitations for use in children aged <12 years and persons with human ...
Gut Hirschfield GM, Dyson JK et. al.
Mar 30th, 2018 - Primary biliary cholangitis (formerly known as primary biliary cirrhosis, PBC) is an autoimmune liver disease in which a cycle of immune mediated biliary epithelial cell injury, cholestasis and progressive fibrosis can culminate over time in an end-stage biliary cirrhosis. Both genetic and environmental influences are presumed relevant to disease initiation. PBC is most prevalent in women and t...