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The New England Journal of Medicine () is the world’s leading medical journal and website.
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To truly redesign our health care payment and delivery system, we will have to take a holistic approach and move multiple levers in concert, rather than fiddling with individual factors serially and hoping for a coordinated effect.
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Despite its proven benefits, preexposure prophylaxis against (PrEP) has been prescribed to only a fraction of the population that would benefit from it. Stigma and limited awareness are substantial barriers to improving uptake in the communities at the highest risk.
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New Image Challenge: What's the diagnosis? Read the case details and submit your answer:
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An assessment of childhood diarrhea in Africa from 2000-2015 shows concentrated areas of diarrheal disease and diarrhea-related death in countries that had a consistently high burden as well as in countries that had considerable national-level reductions in diarrhea burden.
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: Outpatient rivaroxaban for six weeks after discharge from the hospital had no significant effect on the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) as compared with placebo. Full MARINER trial results:
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Editorial: Lorcaserin — Elixir or Liability?
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Lorcaserin, a selective serotonin 2C receptor agonist, facilitated sustained weight loss without apparent increased risk of major adverse CV events in a high-risk population of overweight or obese patients. Full study:
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The ASPREE study found that using low-dose as a primary prevention strategy in older adults results in a significantly higher risk of major hemorrhage and does not result in a significantly lower risk of CVD than placebo.
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Parathyroid Hormone Measurements before and after Parathyroid Resection. Learn more about primary hyperparathyroidism:
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In this Perspective, an internal medicine resident writes about knowing when to rely on his intuition while practicing medicine. Read "To Be Guided by Instinct" by Thomas Yang Sun, MD:
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A 39-year-old man presented with epistaxis, pain and erythema of the arm, and pancytopenia, with neutropenia and monocytopenia. Imaging studies were notable for splenomegaly and lymphadenopathy. A diagnostic procedure was performed.
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New research in fingolimod versus interferon beta-1a in pediatric explained in Quick Take video:
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NEJM 8h
About 7% of patients with asthma have mucosal swelling, nasal polyps, and worsening of in response to aspirin and other COX-1 inhibitors. Symptoms may be managed with glucocorticoids, antihistamines, and aspirin desensitization.
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NEJM Resident 360 Sep 18
Septic shock is the most common etiology of shock in the ICU. However, other etiologies should be considered in the differential diagnosis. Learn more about in Rotation Prep:
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A 63-year-old man presented with cough and a history of recent weight loss of 10 kg. CT scan revealed a 5.6-cm mass in the right lower lobe and a pack of cigarettes and a lighter in his right breast pocket. A diagnosis of squamous-cell carcinoma was made.
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NEJM 10h
Our latest Video in Clinical Medicine gives an overview of how to administer a peripheral nerve block, which is also called regional anesthesia. Peripheral nerve block of the wrist or hand is used primarily for the repair of hand lacerations. Watch now:
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Hepatocellular carcinoma is among the leading causes of tumor-related death, and the liver is among the most common sites of cancer metastasis. Learn more:
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NEJM Journal Watch Sep 18
Another negative study of aspirin for primary prevention: lack of benefit, excess bleeding in elder patients
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NEJM Sep 18
Image Challenge: A 42-year-old woman presented with a 1-week history of swelling and pain in the fifth finger of her left hand. She reported no related trauma. What's the diagnosis?
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NEJM Sep 18
In this week’s audio interview, , discusses the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and opportunities for action against other industries that harm health. Listen now:
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