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Daily Archives: September 3, 2017

Review: Reducing the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease, Part 1: The Epidemiology and Risk Factors

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:23h | UTC

Reducing the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease, Part 1: The Epidemiology and Risk Factors – Circulation Research (free)

 


Review: Reducing the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease, Part 2: Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:22h | UTC

Reducing the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease, Part 2: Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease – Circulation Research (free)

 


Guideline: noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:21h | UTC

Official ERS/ATS clinical practice guidelines: noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure (free)

Source: Hospital Medicine Virtual Journal Club

 


Review: Mechanical Ventilation

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:21h | UTC

Mechanical Ventilation: State of the Art – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

 


Guideline: Psoriasis: assessment and management

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:20h | UTC

Psoriasis: assessment and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (free)

 


FDA approval brings first gene therapy to the United States

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:19h | UTC

FDA News Release: FDA approval brings first gene therapy to the United States (free)

Commentaries: A $475,000 cancer drug: Wall Street sees ‘bargain’; patients see ‘completely broken’ system – HealthNewsReview (free) FDA Approves First CAR-T Cell Therapy for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia – National Institutes of Health (free) AND FDA Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475.000 – New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND The FDA Approves a Landmark Cancer Drug – The Atlantic (free)

“…is a cancer therapy that represents several things at once: a game-changing way to treat cancer through genetic engineering, a novel paradigm for the biotech business, and the latest turn in the debate over just how astronomically expensive a life-saving therapy can be”. (from The Atlantic)

 


Study: Accelerometer-assessed sedentary work, leisure time and cardio-metabolic biomarkers during one year

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:16h | UTC

Accelerometer-assessed sedentary work, leisure time and cardio-metabolic biomarkers during one year: Effectiveness of a cluster randomized controlled trial in parents with a sedentary occupation and young children – PLOS One (free)

Commentaries: Sitting for 20 minutes less a day won’t make you ‘more muscly’ – NHS Choices (free) AND Just 21 minutes less sitting improves health – Medical News Today (free)

 


Molluscum contagiosum is best left to clear by itself

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:13h | UTC

Molluscum contagiosum is best left to clear by itself – NIHR Signal (free)

Original article: Interventions for cutaneous molluscum contagiosum – Cochrane Library (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

“Clinicians should advise people with a healthy immune system to leave molluscum contagiosum to clear by itself” (RT @NIHR_DC  see Tweet)

 


Guideline: Appropriate Use Criteria for Multimodality Imaging in Valvular Heart Disease

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:17h | UTC

ACC/AATS/AHA/ASE/ASNC/HRS/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR/STS 2017 Appropriate Use Criteria for Multimodality Imaging in Valvular Heart Disease (free)

Commentary with highlights from the document: Appropriate Use Criteria Published for Valvular Heart Disease Imaging Tests – American College of Cardiology, Latest in Cardiology (free)

 


New Nutrition Study Changes Nothing (commentaries on the PURE study)

3 Sep, 2017 | 21:15h | UTC

New Nutrition Study Changes Nothing – The Atlantic (free) (RT @drjohnm see Tweet)

See original article and commentaries in our August 30 issue (see #1 and #2)

“Why the science of healthy eating appears confusing – but isn’t”

 


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