Februry 28. European Rare Disease Day.
March 3. International Day for Ear and Hearing.
March 8–14. World Glaucoma Week.
March 12. World Kidney Day.
March 13. World Sleep Day.
Family History of Gastric Cancer and Helicobacter pylori Treatment

Choi I, et al. Family History of Gastric Cancer and Helicobacter pylori Treatment. N Engl J Med. 2020;5:427–36.

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 • The American Heart Association, in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, has issued Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2020 Update, which involves the most up-to-date statistics related to heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors, including core health behaviors (smoking, physical activity, diet, and weight) and health factors (cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose control) that contribute to cardiovascular health.

 • The death rate from cancer in the US declined by 29% from 1991 to 2017, including a 2.2% drop from 2016 to 2017, the largest single-year drop ever recorded, according to annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society. Read more...

 • Due to unforeseen administrative issues, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has decided that the 2019 edition of the USRDS Annual Data Report will be abbreviated.

 • WADA 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods now in force.

 • Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes — 2020 are published by the American Diabetes Association.

 • Welcome to the new PubMed site. PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

 • The FDA has approved Talicia, a triple combination therapy comprised of omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin, and rifabutin for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infections in adults. Read more...

 • FDA generic drug approvals reach record high in fiscal year 2019. Read more...

 • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 was awarded jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza "for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability."