Despite global decline, rheumatic heart disease persists in poorest regions
August 24, 2017
From 1990 to 2015, the percentage of deaths worldwide due to rheumatic heart disease rose in endemic regions of Oceania, South Asia, and central sub-Saharan Africa.
New CF guidelines include lower sweat chloride threshold
February 7, 2017
Updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) include two major changes.The first important update is that clinicians use the latest classifications of the specific CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene mutations, from the Clinical and Functional TRansla...