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A link between asthenia, pallor, and jaundice

A 45 year old white man presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening weakness and chest discomfort on moderate intensity physical activity over the past two months. He also reported paleness and “yellowish eyes” in the past month. He had a history of anxiety, treated with alprazolam as needed.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Post-Embolization Syndrome? | The Trauma Pro | Page 2147483647

Please retype your search in the box in the upper left corner of any page (or touch the magnifying glass above on a mobile device) to find what you are looking for.  
regionstraumapro.com
over 3 years ago
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Drug Proves Effective in Reducing Migraines

At 1 year, almost 20% of patients with migraine had a full response to an investigational drug, AMG344, which blocks a key receptor causing headaches.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Young Men With MS at Higher Risk for Psychiatric Illness

Multiple sclerosis could act as a 'final trigger' in those who are susceptible to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, researchers say.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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APRN Prescribing Law: A State-by-State Summary

Find up-to-date APRN prescribing laws for each state in this resource.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Standing Desks Overrated, New Evidence Shows

Standing at a desk does not burn many more calories than sitting, report researchers who put enthusiastic media reports to the test.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress 2016

European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress 2016 : Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EULAR 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Four members of obesity forum resign over controversial diet report

Four members of the UK National Obesity Forum have resigned after the organisation published a controversial report advising people to eat more fat, cut down on carbohydrates, and not bother counting calories.1 2  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Former medical director faces claims that he failed to act over concerns about doctor

The medical director of an NHS trust repeatedly failed to take action to protect patients from the risk of harm posed by a bungling consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, the General Medical Council has alleged.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Inclusion of the EXAMINE study in a meta-analysis of the addition of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors to sulphonylureas and risk of hypoglycaemia

The main eligibility criterion in Salvo and colleagues’ meta-analysis on the increased risk of hypoglycaemia was that trials studied the effect of adding one dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor or placebo to sulphonylureas.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Authors’ reply to Tufan and colleagues and Boucaud-Maitre

In response to Tufan and colleagues, it is true that older frail patients are under-represented in our meta-analysis, but such patients are under-represented in clinical trials in general, not just those investigating type 2 diabetes.1 2 Even when there is no formal age limit, the common exclusion of patients with organ dysfunction and comorbidities means that most older people are excluded.3 We can but hope that further trials will provide more information on benefits and risks of drugs in older people and will update …  
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over 3 years ago
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Under-representation of frail older people in meta-analysis of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and hypoglycaemia

Salvo and colleagues’ meta-analysis is limited by the under-representation of frail older people.1 The study by Barnett and colleagues was the only …  
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over 3 years ago
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Four members of obesity forum resign over controversial diet report

Four members of the UK National Obesity Forum have resigned after the organisation published a controversial report advising people to eat more fat, cut down on carbohydrates, and not bother counting calories.1 2  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Sixty seconds on . . . Government research

Don’t be such a cynic. A new report by the campaigning organisation Sense about Science has discovered that the government commissions lots of research but results are “held back when the findings are politically awkward.”1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Communicating With Your Patients About Major Depressive Disorder

What does your patient need to know about major depressive disorder?  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Wearable Artificial Kidney Offers Hope for Dialysis Patients

An experimental wearable artificial kidney shows promise as a substitute for dialysis machines, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Problems Loom as Canada Misses Deadline for Assisted Death Law

The Canadian government acknowledged it would miss a deadline to introduce a law allowing medically-assisted death and predicted many sick patients would have trouble finding doctors willing to help end their lives.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Vital Signs: Deficiencies in Environmental Control Identified in Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease — North America, 2000–2014 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 3 years ago
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USPSTF Now Recommends Syphilis Screening in At-Risk Persons

USPSTF finds convincing evidence that screening among asymptomatic people in this group has substantial benefit. Editorialist says control in the US is within reach, despite recent increases in case numbers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Oral Rinse Test Picks Up Early-Stage Oral Cancer

An inexpensive oral rinse test identified patients with head and neck cancer, despite control subjects being at high risk for oral cancer, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago