Recent Features

Helpful Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Healthcare | Feature

The World Health Organization has issued guidelines to improve hand hygiene practices and reduce the transmission of pathogenic microorganisms.

Preventing Occurrence of Microalbuminuria in Type 2 Diabetes | Feature

Data presented at Renal Week 2009 demonstrate that an angiotensin receptor blocker—olmesartan—appears to provide vascular protection in patients with type 2 diabetes by controlling blood pressure and

Navigating Patients Through Depression | Feature

A new survey has found that even after 12 years of living with depression adults still struggle with the condition due to a lack of basic information. Experts have created a three-step plan to guide patients toward recovery.

Highlights From CHEST 2009 | Conference Coverage

New research presented at CHEST 2009, the annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians, from October 31 to November 5 in San Diego

New Recommendations Managing Depression During Pregnancy | Feature

New recommendations have been unveiled to help physicians and patients weigh the risks and benefits of various treatment interventions for depression during pregnancy.

Preventing Clostridium Difficile Infections | Feature

According to published data, Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) now rivals MRSA as the most common organism to cause healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in the United States. The pro­portion

Conference Highlights: The AHA 2008 Annual Meeting | Conference Coverage

The American Heart Association held its 2008 Scientific Sessions from November 8-12 in New Orleans. The features below highlight just some of the news emerging from the

Preventing CVD in Women: A Focus on Lifetime Risk & Lifestyle | Feature

In 1999, the American Heart Association (AHA) published its first Guide to Preventive Cardiology in Women. The guide synthesized the most recent clinical research data and highlighted

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