Update! Alzheimer disease guidelines
For the first time in 27 years, clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer disease have been revised, and new guidelines for earlier stages of the disease reflect a deeper understanding of the disorder.
Asthma on the rise in the United States
The number of Americans diagnosed with asthma grew by 4.3 million from 2001 to 2009, according to a recent CDC report.
IOM: Better ways to measure children's care quality needed
According to the new Institute of Medicine report “Child and Adolescent Health and Health Care Quality: Measuring What Matters,” the United States lacks robust national- and state-level information about the health status or healthcare quality of children and adolescents, particularly in areas that could provide guidance to policy makers and healthcare providers.
New website offers providers CAM guidance
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine has launched a new website to provide evidence-based resources, such as research results and clinical practice guidelines, to help prepare clinicians to discuss CAM approaches with their patients.
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