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today at 11:03. Facebook
Urinary testing for prostate cancer–associated RNA and for
prostate cancer–specific chromosomal rearrangement
was sufficiently sensitive and specific to avert unnecessary biopsy in men with aggressive prostate cancer.
Urinary testing for prostate cancer–associated RNA and for

Urine Testing For Prostate Cancer–Associated RNA

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JAMA
today at 11:00. Facebook
Newly approved system uses proprietary hardware and software to scan and digitize conventional surgical pathology glass slides prepared from biopsied tissue at resolutions equivalent to 400 times magnification.
Newly approved system uses proprietary hardware and software to scan and digitize

Digitized Surgical Slides

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Kathryn Thibault Kulp
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today at 08:37. Facebook
A primary stroke center protocol comprising early notification, CTA on arrival, and cloud-based image sharing was associated with reduced time to groin puncture for tPA and improved outcomes for patients with large vessel occlusion stroke.
A primary stroke center protocol comprising early notification CTA on arrival and

Outcomes of a Primary Stroke Center Protocol for Suspected Large-Vessel Occlusion Stroke

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yesterday at 22:00. Facebook
In the absence of political leadership, health and humanitarian advocates will have to press elected officials to act, insisting that they acknowledge the atrocities and human cost of what is occurring, and contribute to humanitarian organizations.
In the absence of political leadership health and humanitarian advocates will have

Hunger, Health, and Compassion

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Job Corteso
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yesterday at 17:39. Facebook
In response to documented harms of cigarette smoking, Philip Morris International has created disposable tobacco sticks soaked in propylene glycol which are heated rather than burnt. This analysis suggests that the smoke released by heated tobacco contains the same harmful constituents of conventional combustible tobacco cigarette smoke.
In response to documented harms of cigarette smoking Philip Morris International has

Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Cigarettes

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yesterday at 17:01. Facebook
Watch the video, read the study. Findings do not support corticosteroid injections for knee osteoarthritis. [ Ja.ma Link ]
Yousuff Ahmed
Sam Tsai
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JAMA
yesterday at 16:00. Facebook
JAMA Patient Page: Reducing Risk of Dementia in Older Age

There is no cure for dementia (including Alzheimer disease), but there may be ways to lower the chance of developing it.

Dementia is a disease that is more common in older people. Alzheimer disease is the most common form of dementia and affects more than 5 million people in the United States. Alzheimer disease starts with memory...
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Reducing Risk of Dementia in Older Age

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Ali Aji Abo Jawad
Bernardo Zucco
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yesterday at 13:00. Facebook
Behavioral principles can serve a valuable purpose in keeping insurance markets from unraveling, which is the first and most important challenge of any “repeal and replace” efforts.
Behavioral principles can serve a valuable purpose in keeping insurance markets from

Replacing the Affordable Care Act

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yesterday at 11:00. Facebook
FDA approves first drug for adults with tardive dyskinesia (TD).
FDA approves first drug for adults with tardive dyskinesia TD

Tardive Dyskinesia Drug Approved

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yesterday at 10:11. Facebook
This article discusses the current options available for treatment of infantile hemangiomas of the nose.
JAMA 05/22/2017

Modern Management of Nasal Hemangiomas in Children

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yesterday at 08:35. Facebook
Interview with Seema Garg, MD, PhD, author of Evaluation of Diabetic Retinal Screening and Factors for Ophthalmology Referral in a Telemedicine Network, and Geographic Information Systems Mapping of Diabetic Retinopathy in an Ocular Telemedicine Network
JAMA 05/22/2017

Diabetic Retinal Screening in a Telemedicine Network

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yesterday at 00:40. Facebook
Published Online First to coincide with presentation at American Thoracic Society 2017

Physicians and nurses in the ICU most accurately predicted mortality and least accurately predicted cognition 6 months after discharge.
Published Online First to coincide with presentation at American Thoracic Society 2017

Prediction of Survival and Functional Outcomes After ICU Admission

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Ruth Ní Mhairtín
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JAMA
05/21/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
JAMA Revisited, 1947: The Supply of Doctors

Numbers can never replace quality, especially in medicine.
JAMA Revisited 1947: The Supply of Doctors

The Supply of Doctors

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05/21/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
A Piece of My Mind: Determination—Bruce H. Campbell, MD

Dentistry and medicine diverged as professions more than a century before the 1960s-era decision that legislatively separated the teeth from the rest of the body.
A Piece of My Mind: Determination—Bruce H Campbell MD

Determination

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05/21/2017 at 14:41. Facebook
There is no cure for dementia (including Alzheimer disease), but there may be ways to lower the chance of developing it. Dementia is a disease that is more common in older people. Alzheimer disease is the most common form of dementia and affects more than 5 million people in the United States....
JAMA 05/21/2017

Patient Information: Reducing Risk of Dementia in Older Age

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Istvan Fedor
Vinícius Tinôco
Atittayabhorn Jaja Kaewwan
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05/21/2017 at 13:41. Facebook
Body Mass Index (BMI) = weight (kg) / height squared (m2)

Tri-ponderal Mass Index (TMI) = weight (kg) / height cubed (m3)

Is TMI better than BMI for Monitoring Weight in Adolescents?[ Ja.ma Link ]
Body Mass Index BMI = weight kg height squared m2

Use of Tri-Ponderal Mass Index vs Body Mass Index for Adolescents

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Kerry Hayes
Brad Dieter
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05/21/2017 at 13:20. Facebook
Published Online First to coincide with presentation at American Thoracic Society 2017

The addition of home noninvasive ventilation to home 02 therapy may improve outcomes in patients with severe COPD and persistent hypercapnia following hospital admission. [ Ja.ma Link ]
Published Online First to coincide with presentation at American Thoracic Society 2017
Alex Shum
Gustavo Gabino Miranda
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05/20/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Poetry and Medicine: Musician’s Focal Dystonia—Joanna White

If I
am silenced, you would not miss me but the way my vibrato,
on the first C# of L’Apres Midi d’un Faun, conjures up
a sultry summer afternoon
Poetry and Medicine: Musician’s Focal Dystonia—Joanna White

Musician's Focal Dystonia

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05/20/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
The Rational Clinical Examination: Screening Pelvic Examinations—The Emperor’s New Clothes, Now in 3 Sizes?

Those outside the debate might consider the evidence and see only an invasive procedure with clear evidence of harms, no evidence of benefits, and no clues as to what the benefits might even be. Perhaps women, once they are told the underpinnings of this controversy, will be the best...
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Screening Pelvic Examinations

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05/20/2017 at 14:56. Facebook
The year was 1971, and Intel had unveiled its first microchip. That same year, the US patent office registered an application from Martin S. Gerstel and Virgil A. Place for the drug delivery device that we know today as a microneedle array.1 Amazingly, although the sketch submitted by the inventors....
JAMA 05/20/2017

How Microneedles Can Change Cutaneous Drug Delivery

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Viviane Da Paixão Lobo
Calla Rose Chow
Letícia Tomazoni Gottardo