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NEJM This Week - November 16, 2017

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

Featuring articles on durvalumab in stage III lung cancer, tolvaptan in later-stage autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, sudden cardiac arrest during competitive sports, lomustine plus bevacizumab in recurrent glioblastoma, and data sharing from clinical trials; a review article on diuretic treatment in heart failure; a case report of a woman with hypoesthesia and weakness in the legs and arms; and Perspective articles on germline gene editing, on DACA and the dream of becoming a physician, and on the code, the cloud, and the doppler.

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NEJM This Week - November 9, 2017

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on adjuvant therapy for melanoma with BRAF mutations, nivolumab vs. ipilimumab for advanced melanoma, breast-cancer risk after endocrine therapy, prostheses for aortic- and mitral-valve replacement, age of red cells for transfusion in critical illness, and purging the pig genome as a step to xenotransplantation; a review article on genetic diseases in DNA-repair pathways; a case report of a man with fever, weight loss, and weakness; and Perspective articles on the view from Puerto Rico; on preparing for the next Harvey, Irma, or Maria; on creating healthy communities after disasters; and on explaining sluggish savings under accountable care.

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NEJM This Week - November 2, 2017

Wed, 1 Nov 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on therapies for spinal muscular atrophy, ACE inhibitors and statins in type 1 diabetes, and the effects of spaceflight on astronaut brain structure; review articles on rosacea and on the nutritional management of chronic kidney disease; a Clinical Problem-Solving article on circling back for the diagnosis; and Perspective articles on maternal health in the United States, on the public health consequences of rescinding DACA, and on the primary care spending rate.

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NEJM This Week - October 26, 2017

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:30:00 -0400

Featuring articles on mepolizumab for COPD, gene therapy for cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, epilepsy surgery in children, histopathological diagnoses from epilepsy surgery, the diagnosis of infectious disease, and finding common ground on gun control; a review article on fertility preservation in women; a case report on conjoined twins; and Perspective articles on HIV drug resistance, on mandating coverage for fertility preservation, and on an officer of the law.

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