January 25. National Intravenous Nurse Day.
Februry 4. World Cancer Day.
Februry 11. World Day of the Sick.
Februry 12. International Epilepsy Day.
Februry 28. European Rare Disease Day.
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 • European health report 2018 gives readers a vital snapshot of health in the WHO European Region and progress towards health and well-being for all.

 • The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has issued updated Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.

 • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 was awarded jointly to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation". Read more...

 • Do US News & World Report top-ranked hospitals for cardiovascular care have better outcomes than nonranked hospitals?. Read more...

 • The European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has recommended restricting the use of fluoroquinolone and quinolone antibiotics following a review of disabling and potentially long-lasting side effects reported with these medicines. Read more...

 • Updated 2019 Global Strategy for Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of COPD is published. Read more...

 • The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) have released a clinical practice guideline for the evaluation and treatment of patients with bradycardia and cardiac conduction disorders. Read more...

 • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza (flu) in patients 12 years of age and older who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. Read more...

 • A Consensus report by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) issued Management of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes.

 • The 2018 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award is given to John Glen for the discovery and development of propofol, the most widely used agent for induction of anesthesia in patients throughout the world. Read more...

 • The European Society of Cardiology has published five updated guidelines. Read more...