World Immunization Week begins today: "Protected Together: Vaccines Work!"
April 24th-30th is World Immunization Week.
Celebrated in the last week of April, World Immunization Week aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions...... read more
UNICEF launches #VaccinesWork campaign to inspire support for vaccines
UNICEF is launching a new global campaign on 24 April to emphasize the power and safety of vaccines among parents and wider social media users.
The campaign will run alongside World Immunization Week from 24 to 30 April to spread the message that together communities, including parents, can protect everyone through vaccines. This year,.... read more
Delayed cardioversion non inferior to early cardioversion in recent-onset AF
In patients presenting to the emergency department with recent-onset, symptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF), a wait-and-see approach was noninferior to early cardioversion in achieving a return to sinus rhythm at 4 weeks, according to a study published April 18,... read more
AAP updates clinical advice on treating children with neurofibromatosis type 1
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics have published updated guidelines on neurofibromatosis type 1, online April 22, 2019. Children often are identified when they develop multiple flat patches of the skin.....read more
Study shows association between visit-to-visit variability in fasting glucose and systolic dysfunction
Visit-to-visit fasting plasma glucose variability is an important risk factor for long-term changes in left cardiac structure and systolic dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes as reported in a study published April 16, 2019 in the journal Cardiovascular Diabetology....read more