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Duration of Smoking Cessation and Risk of Death from Cardiovascular Disease

Duration of Smoking Cessation and Risk of Death from Cardiovascular Disease (Hu Y, et al, 2018).


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MEDICAL NEWS
 • The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has developed Practice Guideline for the Pharmacological Treatment of Patients With Alcohol Use Disorder.

 • European blood pressure guidelines will stick with the 140/90 mmHg diagnostic threshold and instead focus on improving control rates through initial two-drug antihypertensive combinations for most patients. Read more...

 • On 18 June 2018, 18 years after the launch of ICD-10, WHO released a version of ICD-11 to allow Member States time to plan implementation. This is anticipating the presentation of ICD-11 to the World Health Assembly in 2019 for adoption by countries. Read more...

 • The World Health Organization (WHO) plan to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from global food supply. Read more...

 • The Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention (GINA) report has been updated in 2018. Read more...

 • The European Society of Cardiology published updated 2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope.

 • The European Society of Cardiology published the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) will be published in 2018 for testing and implementation according to countries' specific timelines and requirements. Read more...

 • The final version of the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) will be published in 2018 for testing and implementation according to countries' specific timelines and requirements. Read more...

 • 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is published by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Read more...

 • Novel drugs are approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 2017. Read more...