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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Weekly Audio Summary RSS feed. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of im

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NEJM This Week - March 23, 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on pregabalin for sciatic pain, an oral rotavirus vaccine in Niger, prevention of hereditary angioedema attacks, blockade of IL-12 and IL-23 in LAD1, the advantages of a truly open-access data-sharing model, and the Trump Administration and the environment; a review article on benzodiazepine dependence; a case report of a woman with nausea, confusion, and hyponatremia; and Perspective articles on Kathryn, a fourth-year medical student who ended her life last August; on breaking the stigma; on adopting innovations in care delivery; and on patient inducements.

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NEJM This Week - March 16, 2017

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on pembrolizumab for advanced urothelial cancer, temozolomide plus radiotherapy in glioblastoma, induced pluripotent stem-cell-based transplantation, vision loss and intravitreal "stem-cell" injection, lessons from Oregon about end-of-life care, and induced rejuvenation; a review article on acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding; a case report of a Zimbabwean man with a severe headache; and Perspective articles on per capita caps in Medicaid, on clarifying stem-cell therapy's benefits and risks, on improving hospital incentives with better cost data, and on another senseless death.

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NEJM This Week - March 9, 2017

Wed, 8 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0500

Featuring articles on imatinib in chronic myeloid leukemia, chimpanzee adenovirus vector Ebola vaccine, post-babesiosis hemolytic anemia, access during the first 2 years of Medicaid expansions, and implementing effective cancer-prevention strategies; a review article on psoriatic arthritis; a case report of a man with confusion and recurrent epistaxis; and Perspective articles on anesthesia and developing brains, on success and failure in the insurance exchanges, on children at risk for serious mental illness, and on getting real about health care costs.

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NEJM This Week - March 2, 2017

Wed, 1 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0500

Featuring articles on subclinical hypothyroidism or hypothyroxinemia in pregnancy, anti-interleukin-31 receptor A antibody for atopic dermatitis, blinatumomab for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, gene therapy for sickle cell anemia, conflicts of interest for patient-advocacy organizations, and sorting out cell types of the pancreas; a review article on informed consent; a Clinical Problem-Solving article on when histology rings true; and Perspective articles on sickle cell disease, on focusing on high-cost patients, on tipping the scale, and on the interpreter.

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