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New evidence shows that measles infection decreases the breadth and titers of preexisting antibodies to a wide variety of pathogens.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By Hana El Sahly, MD
Roughly 14% of U.S. adults reported smoking cigarettes in 2018, a new low, according to an MMWR article. Yet, that still amounts to over 34...... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
Physicians who find their electronic health records (EHRs) difficult to use are more likely to report symptoms of burnout, according to a study in Mayo...... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
See what's happening around NEJM Group: NEJM Primary Care/Hospitalist Page: Images in clinical medicine: A 73-year-old woman presented with pruritic and painful...... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
Naloxone administered intranasally may not be as effective as intramuscular injections for reversing opioid overdoses, finds a randomized trial in JAMA Network Open. Some 200...... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
About 40% of patients with HFE C282Y hemochromatosis had regression to fibrosis stage ≤2 and a subsequent lower rate of liver cancer.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By Atif Zaman, MD, MPH
Common behaviors by patients include intrusive questions about clinicians' racial backgrounds and ethnic jokes.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By Thomas L. Schwenk, MD
Data mining of clinical information in specialty clinic medical records aided prediction of positive lithium response.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By Joel Yager, MD
A newly developed pain scoring system may be effective for decreasing opioid use, but providers must be aware of potential downstream effects.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By Erin H. Burnett, MD, FACOG
It's an effective treatment option for high-surgical-risk patients, based on a meta-analysis.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By John R. Saltzman, MD
New evidence shows that measles infection decreases the breadth and titers of preexisting antibodies to a wide variety of pathogens.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: infectious disease
By Hana El Sahly, MD
The number of Reddit posts requesting diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections steeply rose within the past year.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: infectious disease
By Anna Wald, MD, MPH
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) causes respiratory illnesses such as pneumonia, and has been reported to cause acute flaccid myelitis. Enterovirus A71 (EV-A71) is known to cause cardiopulmonary failure due to brainstem encephalitis, but there have been few reports of these conditions being associated with EV-D68. Outbreaks of EV-D68 infection have occurred... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ CASE REPORTS - recent articles
By Yogo, N., Imamura, T., Muto, Y., Hirai, K.
BackgroundThe immediate and sustained impacts of the Eat Better Feel Better cooking programme (EBFBCP) on food choices and eating behaviours in families and children were evaluated.MethodsThe EBFBCP (6 weeks, 2 hours/week) was delivered by community-based organisations in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Scotland. Before, after and at follow-up, parents/caregivers completed short... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY HEALTH - online first
By Garcia, A. L., Athifa, N., Hammond, E., Parrett, A., Gebbie-Diben, A.
AbstractBackgroundPatients with multiple recurrent Clostridioides difficile infections (rCDI) are treated with fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) provided by healthy donors. Blastocystis colonization of donors is considered an exclusion criterion, whereas its pathogenicity is still under debate.MethodsThe introduction of molecular screening for Blastocystis sp. at our stool bank identified two donors with... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASE - open access
AbstractBackgroundPatients with multiple recurrent Clostridioides difficile infections (rCDI) are treated with fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) provided by healthy donors. Blastocystis colonization of donors is considered an exclusion criterion, whereas its pathogenicity is still under debate.MethodsThe introduction of molecular screening for Blastocystis sp. at our stool bank identified two donors with... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASE - advance access