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Multiple guidelines have been issued regarding how aggressively cholesterol should be managed. These guidelines do not agree with one another and the most significant area of disagreement is in recommendations for high intensity statin therapy. In this podcast we discuss this issue with a number of ...
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High-Intensity Statin Therapy – The Controversy Continues

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Francieudo Sampaio
Sebastian Hernandez Botero
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In a review of 64 FIFA 2014 games, 61 players had 81 head collisions in 72 separate events, and many returned to play without evaluation by health care personnel. Learn more at [ Ja.ma Link ].
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Paulo Meneguzzo
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Acupuncture does not increase the likelihood of childbirth among women with PCOS. [ Ja.ma Link ]
Acupuncture does not increase the likelihood of childbirth among women with PCOS

Effects of Acupuncture and Clomiphene on Fertility in Chinese Women With PCOS

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Gabriel Gouveia
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yesterday at 20:15. Facebook
In the 2014 soccer World Cup, concussion assessment protocols were not followed in more than 60 percent of plays in which players involved in head collisions were not assessed by sideline health care personnel. [ Ja.ma Link ]
In the 2014 soccer World Cup concussion assessment protocols were not followed

Assessment of Head Collision Events in World Cup Soccer Players

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yesterday at 19:18. Facebook
Electroacupuncture improved stress urinary incontinence –that’s when a woman can experience an involuntary loss of urine such as when sneezing or coughing. [ Ja.ma Link ]
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Electroacupuncture Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women

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Luis Gustavo L. Mariotti
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A large, nationally representative survey in 2013 of adults in China finds that the estimated overall prevalence of diabetes was about 11 percent and that of prediabetes was nearly 36 percent. [ Ja.ma Link ]
A large nationally representative survey in 2013 of adults in China finds

Prevalence and Ethnic Pattern of Diabetes and Prediabetes in China

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FDA approves label changes warning of risks when general anesthetic and sedation medications are used in young children and pregnant women during their third trimester.
FDA approves label changes warning of risks when general anesthetic and sedation

Warnings for Anesthetic Drugs

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yesterday at 11:30. Facebook
Patients in this trial were randomized to an intervention using electronic pill bottles combined with lottery incentives and social support to incentivize medication adherence or to usual care and improve outcomes after AMI. Why didn't it work??
Patients in this trial were randomized to an intervention using electronic pill

Medication Reminders to Improve Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction

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Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the June 04, 2014 issue
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Hemodynamic therapy and outcomes after GI surgery, kidney function after CABG, management of resistant hypertension, and more.

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Editor's Audio Summary by Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, MBA, Executive Editor, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the June 18, 2014 issue
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Trial of physical activity for older adults, TNF inhibitors and cancer in IBD patients, diagnosing exudative pleural effusion, and more.

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Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the June 25, 2014 issue
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HSCT vs pulse cyclophosphamide for DCSS, addition of tomosynthesis to digital mammography for BCA screening, outcomes by anesthesia technique after hip fracture surgery, and more.

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Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the August 27, 2014 issue
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Self-titration of antihypertensives in high risk patients, collaborative primary care for depressed adolescents, pain management in older patients, and more.

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06/26/2017 at 23:42. Facebook
This randomized clinical trial investigates whether a system of medication reminders using financial incentives and social support delays subsequent vascular events in patients following acute myocardial infarction compared with usual care.
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Medication Reminders to Improve Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction

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06/26/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
FDA approves avelumab for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer who haven’t responded to platinum-based chemotherapy.
FDA approves avelumab for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer

Immunotherapy for Bladder Cancer

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06/26/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
The USPSTF recommendation should provide an impetus to redouble efforts to invest in practice, community, policy, and multilevel intervention research focused on achieving primary prevention and sustained improvements in health and health trajectories for children and adolescents and their families.
The USPSTF recommendation should provide an impetus to redouble efforts to invest

Context for the USPSTF Recommendation for Childhood Obesity Treatment

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06/26/2017 at 16:42. Facebook
This Viewpoint uses the example of gastric band failures to discuss how available data may be used more appropriately to detect problems in the safety and effectiveness of medical devices.
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Monitoring Medical Devices: Missed Warning Signs Within Existing Data

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JAMA Patient Page: Screening for Obesity and Children and Adolescents

Obesity in children is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) that is in the top 5% of all children of the same age and sex. Based on growth charts of US children from the year 2000, today approximately 1 in every 6 children aged 2 to 19 years is obese.

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Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents

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06/26/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Expansion of bundled payment for episodes of care is underway. Three key innovations in the next generation of Bundles 2.0—longer timeframes, sharing accountability across more types of clinicians and health care organizations, and co-participation with other APMs such as global budget ACOs—could better align episode-based payment with population health and offer a smoother glide path to...
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Expansion of bundled payment for episodes of care is underway Three key

The Next Generation of Episode-Based Payments

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06/26/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
FDA approves free-radical scavenger, initially developed to treat the aftereffects of stroke, for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
FDA approves freeradical scavenger initially developed to treat the aftereffects of stroke

Antioxidant Drug Approved for ALS

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Joyce D'Entremont
Filipe Sarmento
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06/26/2017 at 03:07. Facebook
This population-based study examines the trends in the incidence of herpes zoster based on utilization of the emergency department for patients categorized by age.
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Nationwide Herpes Zoster Emergency Department Utilization

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