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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Weekly Audio Summary RSS feed. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) 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 - February 23, 2017

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:30:00 -0500

Featuring articles on kallikrein inhibition in hereditary angioedema, tight glycemic control in critically ill children, genetic drivers in the DiGeorge syndrome, MRI risks for patients with a pacemaker or ICD, and unburdening Mifeprex; a review article on screening for Chlamydia trachomatis infections in women; a case report of a woman with fatigue, weight loss, and skin lesions; and Perspective articles on recreational cannabis, on Medicare's Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, on applied research and development in health care, and on the death of animals in medical school.


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/summaries/nejm_2017.376.issue-8.summary.mp3




NEJM This Week - February 16, 2017

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:30:00 -0500

Featuring articles on survival and neurodevelopment among periviable infants, osimertinib in EGFR-mutated lung cancer, bariatric surgery or medical therapy for type 2 diabetes, baricitinib in rheumatoid arthritis, and opioid prescribing and risk of long-term use; a review article on FDA regulation of prescription drugs; a case report of a man with hematuria and a retroperitoneal mass; and Perspective articles on addressing the fentanyl threat to public health, on adjusting risk adjustment, on new vaccines against epidemic infectious diseases, and on the Common Rule, updated.


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/summaries/nejm_2017.376.issue-7.summary.mp3




NEJM This Week - February 9, 2017

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

Featuring articles on thromboprophylaxis after arthroscopy and leg casting, prospective surveillance of medical-device safety, outcomes with genetic lesions in myelodysplastic syndrome, and Middle East respiratory syndrome; a review article on fever in the returning traveler; a case report of a girl with growth retardation and respiratory failure; and Perspective articles on powerful ideas for global access to medicines, on social risk factors and equity in Medicare payment, and on whether value-based purchasing should take social risk into account.


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/summaries/nejm_2017.376.issue-6.summary.mp3




NEJM This Week - February 2, 2017

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

Featuring articles on antiandrogen therapy in recurrent prostate cancer, crisis prevention in sickle cell disease, comparing ventricular assist systems for heart failure, intrapericardial left ventricular assist device, and a take on tumor immunity; review articles on long-acting reversible contraception and on drug-development challenges for small companies; a Clinical Problem-Solving article on making the connection; and Perspective articles on Medicare payment for behavioral health integration, on the economic effects of Medicaid expansion in Michigan, on caring for children by supporting parents, and on early exposure to end-of-life conversations in medical training.


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/summaries/nejm_2017.376.issue-5.summary.mp3