Performance of European Society of Cardiology 0/1-, 0/2-, 0/3-hour algorithms for acute myocardial infarction compared

Sensitivities and negative predictive values (NPVs) are higher for the 2020 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 0/1-hour and 0/2-hour algorithms than the 0/3-hour algorithm for high-sensitivity cardiac troponin (hs-cTn)-based strategies for triage of patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI), according to a study published online Nov. 23 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Cho-Han […]

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Transparency of ESG investment ratings faces regulatory scrutiny

Market regulators set out a global framework on Tuesday to police environment, social and governance (ESG) investment ratings and help combat ‘greenwashing’ in the fast-growing, multi-trillion dollar sector. Regulators are cracking down on many aspects of ESG investing with basic rules to make it easier to punish greenwashing, where the environmental credentials of an investment […]

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Measures of kidney function delay Black patients’ treatment

To assess kidney function and track chronic kidney disease, health care providers commonly use a measure called eGFR (estimated glomerular filtration rate). But the two predominant equations used in the United States to calculate eGFR have come under increased scrutiny because they incorporate race-specific adjustments applied only to Black patients. In a new study, Yale […]

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