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Increasing Incidence of the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in U.S. Neonatal ICUs — NEJM

Special Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Increasing Incidence of the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in U.S. Neonatal ICUs  
nejm.org
over 4 years ago
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Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Collaborate to Develop Bioengineered Pediatric Esophageal Solutions

HOLLISTON, Mass., Aug 10, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, Inc., HART, +5.13% or HART, a biotechnology company developing bioengineered organs for life threatening conditions, has entered into an agreement with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Connecticut Children’s) on a pre-clinical collaboration to develop an innovative process for repairing or replacing the esophagus to treat life-threatening pediatric conditions such as esophageal atresia.  
marketwatch.com
over 4 years ago
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In-Flight Medical Emergencies during Commercial Travel — NEJM

Review Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — In-Flight Medical Emergencies during Commercial Travel  
nejm.org
over 4 years ago
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New Wireless Pacemaker Implanted Without Surgery, Found Safe in Clinical Study |

A study, published in New England Journal of Medicine, describes the use of a new pacemaker that can be implanted into the heart without the necessity for  
medgadget.com
over 4 years ago
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First Confirmed Cases of Influenza in New Hampshire, 2015-2016

The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services provides guidance for immunization, diagnosis, and treatment.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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landmark-article-of-the-week

NIPPV for COPD Thanks to Dr. Philippe Louissaint for writing this post and sharing the second weekly landmark article. An oldie but a goodie...   Brochard, L., Mancebo, J., Wysocki, M., Lofaso, F., Conti, G., Rauss, A., … Harf, A. (1995). Noninvasive Ventilation for Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. New England Journal of…  
tjuhem.wordpress.com
about 4 years ago
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Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7 Outbreak in Vermont

The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services provides guidance for health professionals in the wake of a STEC outbreak in Vermont and New Hampshire.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Therapeutic hypothermia does not improve outcomes in traumatic brain injury, study finds

Therapeutic hypothermia does not improve recovery or disability in people with traumatic brain injury when compared with standard care, a large European study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Express Scripts: 'We Will Pay for Alirocumab and Evolocumab'

It should improve patient care, an expert says about the company's coverage decision on the novel cholesterol-lowering agents. But another questions it as clinical outcomes trials are lacking. Others weigh in in the New England Journal of Medicine.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Would Eliminating the Annual Physical Dismantle Primary Care?

Experts argued for and against the annual physical and provided recommendations for improvement in opinion pieces published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Third of men with treatment resistant prostate cancer respond to drug that targets gene defect, study finds

One third of men with metastatic prostate cancer who do not respond to hormonal therapy show a response to olaparib, which targets inherited gene defects underlying the cancer in some people, says a study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Massachusetts Physician Will Fight Kickback Charges

The case may have signaled that the feds are stepping up prosecution of individuals.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Doctors, Lawyers, Even the Bank Can Help Identify Elder Abuse

According to a New England Journal of Medicine research review, about 10 percent of older Americans may face some form of abuse, and primary care physicians are often positioned as the first line of defense.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Antidote reverses anticoagulant effects of factor Xa inhibitors in minutes, studies show

Bleeding is a potential complication with factor Xa inhibitors, but two studies reported in the New England Journal of Medicine have shown that the anticoagulant activity of apixaban and rivaroxaban was reversed within minutes by andexanet, an agent designed to block the anticoagulant effects of these inhibitors.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Antidote reverses anticoagulant effects of factor Xa inhibitors in minutes, studies show

Bleeding is a potential complication with factor Xa inhibitors, but two studies reported in the New England Journal of Medicine have shown that the anticoagulant activity of apixaban and rivaroxaban was reversed within minutes by andexanet, an agent designed to block the anticoagulant effects of these inhibitors.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Antidote reverses anticoagulant effects of factor Xa inhibitors in minutes, studies show

Bleeding is a potential complication with factor Xa inhibitors, but two studies reported in the New England Journal of Medicine have shown that the anticoagulant activity of apixaban and rivaroxaban was reversed within minutes by andexanet, an agent designed to block the anticoagulant effects of these inhibitors.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Needle Aspiration of Pneumothorax

This excellent video created by the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates the technique for needle aspiration of a simple, spontaneous pneumothorax.  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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Eli Manning to Dwayne Harris 1 yd TD - Fan's View (NY Giants vs New England Patriots) 2015

Eli Manning to Dwayne Harris 1 yard TD against the New England Patriots (November 15, 2015). As seen from a fan's perspective in the end zone.  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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US National Anthem & Salute to Service (NY Giants vs New England Patriots) - November 15, 2015

National Anthem and Salute to Service at the NY Giants vs New England Patriots game (November 15, 2015). Fantastic rendition of the US national anthem and sa...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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PrEP on demand cuts HIV transmission in high risk men, study finds

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) taken by men when they have sex with other men reduced the risk of transmission of HIV-1 by 86%, a new randomized, placebo controlled trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago