July 28. World Hepatitis Day.
August 1. World Lung Cancer Day.
August 1–7. World Breastfeeding Week.
Pimavanserin in dementia-related psychosis
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• Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
• World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA)
• The Lancet Healthy Longevity
• Hypertension Canada Guidelines Website
SCORE2, a new algorithm derived, calibrated, and validated to predict 10-year risk of first-onset CVD in European populations, enhances the identification of individuals at higher risk of developing CVD across Europe.
The American College of Rheumatology updated 2021 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
The European Stroke Organisation published guidelines on management of transient ischaemic attack, endarterectomy and stenting for carotid artery stenosis, and blood pressure management in acute ischaemic stroke and intracerebral haemorrhage.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association updated 2021 Guideline for the Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack.
Globally, COVID-19 has caused approximately 6.9 million deaths, more than double what official numbers show, according to a new analysis by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). In the Russian Federation, the discrepancy between reported deaths and analyses of death rates compared to expected death rates, sometimes referred to as "excess mortality," suggests that the total COVID-19 death rate is many multiples larger than official reports.More...
The Heart Failure Society of America, Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology, and Japanese Heart Failure Society propose Universal Definition and Classification of Heart Failure.
The KDIGO 2021 Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease is published.
The top 10 causes of death were analised by the World Health Organization.
Based on several high-quality randomized controlled trials with large numbers of participants, the results of WHO study clearly showed that screening for CVD risk factors has no effect on lowering CVD morbidity and mortality in society.