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The New England Journal of Medicine () is the world’s leading medical journal and website.
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An analysis of insurance claim data showed that children 2 to 5 years old with birthdays in September through December were more likely to receive influenza vaccination and less likely to have influenza than those with birthdays earlier in the year, before a vaccine is available.
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NEJM 6h
Martin Roland, DM, discusses opportunities for using socially oriented interventions when illnesses are influenced by social circumstances.
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NEJM 10h
A 47-year-old man presented with numerous pigmented lesions on the nail beds, penis, and oral mucosa. Biopsy confirmed a diagnosis of mucosal and ungual melanoma metastases.
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NEJM 12h
Degeneration of the elements of the cervical spine, which is almost inevitable with age, results in nerve-root and spinal cord compression and pain. Physical tests and imaging aid in determining the source of disability. Surgical and conservative treatments are available.
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NEJM 14h
Two patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis caused by SOD1 mutations received an intrathecal infusion of AAV containing microRNA targeting SOD1. SOD1 protein levels did not change in the patients’ CSF, but one patient had reduced spinal cord SOD1 expression.
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NEJM Jul 11
In a 16-week, randomized trial involving patients with atopic dermatitis, the monoclonal antibody nemolizumab was more effective than placebo for the relief of pruritus. The incidence of injection-site reactions was higher with nemolizumab than with placebo.
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NEJM Jul 11
New Visual Abstract: Fall Injury Prevention in Older Adults
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NEJM Jul 11
Many patients present to their physician with a problem that is not purely medical. Approaches that rely on social prescribing recognize that lifestyle changes could help alleviate many problems and that supportive resources are often available in a patient’s community.
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NEJM Jul 11
"Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion That Matter," a Points of View article by Vanessa Grubbs, MD, now available.
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NEJM Jul 11
"Why I Stay — The Other Side of Underrepresentation in Academia," a Points of View article by Anique Forrester, MD, now available.
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NEJM Jul 11
A 69-year-old woman presented to the ED after experiencing 2 weeks of dizziness. On physical exam she appeared jaundiced, and had hepatomegaly and generalized abdominal tenderness. Rectal exam showed silver-colored stool. Submit your diagnosis: .
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NEJM Jul 11
Correspondence: Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Preliminary Report
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NEJM Jul 10
Correspondence: More on Covid-19 in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases
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NEJM Jul 10
"Majority Taxes — Toward Antiracist Allyship in Medicine," a Points of View article by Michael O. Mensah, MD, MPH, now available.
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PhysiciansFirstWatch Jul 10
The released a scientific brief on Thursday indicating that might be capable of airborne transmission outside of healthcare settings.
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NEJM Journal Watch Jul 9
and Its Neuropsychiatric Complications: Reports from a Registry:
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NEJM Jul 10
Attempts by academic medical institutions to address institutional and systemic racism often begin and end with naming a diversity-equity-inclusion chief. But now, perhaps, they will take real action to address these issues within their own walls.
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NEJM Jul 10
Many underrepresented-minority physicians have left academic medicine because they felt invisible and voiceless, lacked mentorship and support, and faced microaggressions. But some have stayed, recognizing that the voiceless cannot be heard without representation.
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NEJM Jul 10
In this letter, the authors discuss the trial by Beigel et al., “Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Preliminary Report,” published May 22 by NEJM.
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NEJM Jul 10
In this letter, the authors discuss the letter by Haberman et al., “Covid-19 in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases — Case Series from New York,” published April 29 by NEJM.
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