Researchers posit that access to direct acting antivirals might ameliorate the risk for HCV transmission in dialysis centers, concurrently with universal immunization for HBV, which would probably eliminate viral hepatitis within the next ten years.
The issue of aging physicians poses serious challenges to the medical profession, with concerns that judgment or skills might decline with age.
AAN has issued a practice guideline update for vaccine-preventable infections and immunizations for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). A subcommittee of the AAN — tasked with developing, disseminating and implementing these guidelines — found improvements and additions to the recommendations previously issued in 2002.
A 2013 Pew Research Center and Internet Life Project report found that 59% of US adults said that they turned to the Internet regarding a health problem during the past year.