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In a retrospective study, elective colonic resection was not associated with better outcomes.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By: Thomas L. Schwenk, MD
Antibiotics were no better than placebo for acute mild uncomplicated diverticulitis.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By: John P. Haydek, MD,Daniel D. Dressler, MD, MSc, SFHM, FACP
A meta-analysis estimates that only 24% of patients with cirrhosis are undergoing surveillance for HCC.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By: Atif Zaman, MD, MPH
Many patients showed improvement with noninvasive ventilation and prone positioning.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: hiv/aids
By: Patricia Kritek, MD
Purpose of review Allergic diseases are prototypic examples for gene × environment-wide interactions. This review considers the current evidence for genetic and epigenetic mechanisms in allergic diseases and highlights barriers and facilitators for the implementation of these novel tools both for research and clinical practice. Recent findings The value of whole-genome sequencing... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: CURRENT OPINION IN ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY - most viewed articles
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: جميع الحقوق محفوظة – وزارة الصحة أنباء من وزارة الصحة
Identification and management of hepatitis B infection in children and adults from countries with a high prevalence of infection, including refugees, is important for protecting their health and preventing transmission to others.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: CDC - morbidituy and mortality weekly report (MMWR)
Having chronic conditions is associated with increased tooth loss. Primary care providers can educate their patients about the importance of good oral health and screen and refer them for needed dental care.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: CDC - morbidituy and mortality weekly report (MMWR)
This report describes how universal, serial reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction testing of residents in a long-term care skilled nursing facility in Los Angeles, California, helped to interrupt transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 in the facility.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: CDC - morbidituy and mortality weekly report (MMWR)
Progress has been made toward lymphatic filariasis elimination in American Samoa, but success will depend on continuing recommended control activities in the territory, including mass drug administration.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source: CDC - morbidituy and mortality weekly report (MMWR)
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