pills in a box

Gencer B, Rodondi N, Mach F
Review article: Biomedical intelligence

Recently, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) published a consensus paper giving guidance on the definition and management of statin-associated muscle symptoms, as well as the use of PCSK9 inhibitors in very high-risk patients.

child at computer
Leeger-Aschmann CS, Schmutz EA, Radtke T, Kakebeeke TH, Zysset AE, Messerli-Bürgy N, et al.
Original article

Understanding children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour provides the foundation for evidence-based planning of interventions.

child with sunscreen
Ackermann S, Vuadens A, Levi F, Bulliard JL
Original article

Epidemiological evidence indicates that excessive sun exposure early in life, particularly during childhood and adolescence when target cells are still immature and the skin thinner, increases the risk of developing cutaneous malignant melanoma later in life, and that the risk rises with the number of sunburns.

palliative medicine
Borasio GD, Jox RJ
Review article: Biomedical intelligence

Acknowledging the crucial role of medical indication in clinical decision making in medicine generally and at the end of life specifically opens up ways of enhancing patient-physician communication by clarifying roles, responsibilities and competencies.