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Friday 15th December 2017

Zika-Related Microcephaly Outcomes at Age 19-24 Months Detailed

Most children born with Zika-related microcephaly will have severe motor impairment and other functional and medical difficulties as they age, according to an analysis...

Most Popular NEJM Group Feature This Week: Sexual Harassment in Medicine

Here's the most clicked-on item we featured from NEJM Group in the past week, in case you missed it the first time around: New...

Mandatory Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease Saves Lives

Infant deaths from critical CHD declined by 33% in U.S. states that implemented mandatory newborn screening.

Thursday 14th December 2017

Pancreatic Cancer Resection Rates Are Low and Vary by Country

Even early-stage cancers have low resection rates in the U.S. and Europe.

Your NEJM Group Today: Assigning Blame for Opioid Epidemic / HPV Tests vs. Cytology / California Psychiatry Opportunities

Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group: NEJM Audio Interview: Assigning Blame for the Opioid Epidemic: Dr. Rebecca Haffajee discusses the growing number...

Global Influenza Deaths May Be Underestimated

Seasonal influenza could be responsible for more respiratory deaths worldwide than previously estimated, according to a Lancet study. Researchers looked at rates of influenza-associated...

Zika-Related Microcephaly Outcomes at Age 1924 Months Detailed

Most children born with Zika-related microcephaly will have severe motor impairment and other functional and medical difficulties as they age, according to an analysis...

Reassured by a Patient's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Results? Not So Fast!

Nearly two thirds of patients with opioid dependence had no opioid prescriptions logged over the prior 12 months.

Hemostatic Powder as Treatment for Bleeding Gastrointestinal Tumors

A high rate of short-term hemostasis but frequent rebleeding was observed, consistent with other study results.

Optimal Management of Tiny Brain Aneurysms

A modelling study supports no surveillance or treatment for most aneurysms that are 3 mm or smaller.

Aspirin as an Adjuvant Treatment for Patients with Venous Leg Ulcers?

Low-dose aspirin conferred no benefit over standard compression therapy alone.

Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression Doesn't Relieve Pain

At 6 months, shoulder pain outcomes were similar among patients who underwent ASD and those who did not.

NSAIDs or Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections: Balancing a Trade-Off

Although the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac was inferior to norfloxacin for symptom resolution, diclofenac use substantially lowered antibiotic use.

Dietary Weight-Loss Interventions Might Lower Early All-Cause Mortality

Obese adults who followed low-fat weight-loss diets were less likely to die prematurely.

Wednesday 13th December 2017

USPSTF Finalizes Recommendations Against Hormone Therapy for Preventing Chronic Conditions

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has finalized its recommendations against hormone therapy for preventing chronic conditions in postmenopausal women. The grade D recommendations, published...

The BMJ Holiday Issue: Rain Doesn't Mean More Joint Pain; Wine Glasses Getting Bigger

In the spirit of the holidays, we've selected two light-hearted studies from The BMJ's Christmas issue. In the first, doctors' visits for joint or...

FDA Launches New Tool to Help Clinicians Prescribing Antimicrobials

The FDA is launching a new website to help guide clinicians on whether a pathogen will be susceptible to a specific antimicrobial. Previously, pharmaceutical companies...

Your NEJM Group Today: Sexual Harassment in Medicine / Bivalent Meningococcal B Vaccine / NYC Primary Care Opportunity

Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: New England Journal of Medicine: Perspective: A physician and researcher makes the case that sexual...

Excellent Liver Transplantation Outcomes After Downstaging of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

At 5 years after transplantation, 87% of patients did not have tumor recurrence.

Oral Capsule Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent C. difficile Infection

In a randomized trial, FMT delivery by capsules was as effective as administration by colonoscopy.

Tuesday 12th December 2017

Your NEJM Group Today: Post-Thrombotic Syndrome Clinical Pearls / Scarlet Fever in U.K. / Florida Primary Care Opportunities

Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group: NEJM Resident 360: Clinical Pearls: How common is the post-thrombotic syndrome among patients with prior...

AI Could Help Detect Lymph Node Metastases

Some artificial intelligence computer programs outperformed pathologists in detecting lymph node metastases of breast cancer in a recent study. The findings appear in JAMA. Researchers...

Edoxaban Noninferior to Dalteparin for Cancer-Associated VTE

The oral anticoagulant edoxaban appears noninferior to subcutaneous dalteparin for managing venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults with cancer, according to an industry-supported, noninferiority trial...

Cancer Risk by Morphology of Lateral Spreading Tumors: A Meta-Analysis

Risk for submucosal invasion ranged from 32% in nongranular, depressed lesions to less than 1% in granular homogenous lesions.

How Active Should Active Surveillance Be for Prostate Cancer?

Surveillance biopsies every other year rather than every year may be acceptable.

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