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NEJM This Week - May 25, 2017

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on cannabidiol for seizures in the Dravet syndrome, levosimendan after cardiac surgery, oil or water contrast for hysterosalpingography, nicotinamide and glaucoma, and medical assistance in dying; a review article on acute myocardial infarction; a case report of a woman with urinary incontinence; and Perspective articles on accelerated approval and expensive drugs, on emerging from EHR purgatory, and on sharing clinical and genomic data on cancer.

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NEJM This Week - May 18, 2017

Wed, 17 May 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on KIT inhibition by imatinib in severe asthma, treating eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, evacetrapib in high-risk vascular disease, exercise training in dieting obese older adults, and ularitide in acute heart failure; a review article on the physiological effect of chronic hypoxia; a case report of a woman with skin lesions after travel abroad; and Perspective articles on physicians, firearms, and free speech; on the the committed perspective; on creating a real-world information economy; and on a letter to a young female physician.

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NEJM This Week - May 11, 2017

Wed, 10 May 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on instantaneous wave-free ratio vs. fractional flow reserve, not-so-benign endometriosis, use of the NHLBI data repository, and testing Zika virus vaccines; a review article on cerebral arteriovenous malformations; a case report of a man with swelling of the calf and a rash; and Perspective articles on the future of transgender coverage, on big insurance mergers, on medical liability, and on CABG at 50 (or 107?).

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NEJM This Week - May 4, 2017

Wed, 3 May 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on evolocumab and cardiovascular outcomes, tofacitinib for ulcerative colitis, bystander efforts in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, and teprotumumab for thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy; review articles on partnerships among researchers, patient groups, and industry and on acute kidney injury in patients with cancer; a Clinical Problem-Solving article on going back to the history; and Perspective articles on why Trump’s NIH funding cuts would be a disaster, on resident duty hours, on how the FDA saved taxpayers billions, and on health insurance and emergency department use.

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