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Daily Archives: July 25, 2018

Wed, July 25 – 10 Stories of The Day!

25 Jul, 2018 | 01:08h | UTC


1 – Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection in Adults: 2018 Recommendations of the International Antiviral Society–USA Panel – JAMA (free)

Editorial: 2018 IAS-USA Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV: Building on Decades of Progress (free)

Commentary: International Organization Releases New Guidelines for Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection in Adults – University of Alabama at Birmingham, via NewsWise (free)


2 – Clinical Review Audio: Working on the Precipice: On the Frontlines of the AIDS Epidemic at the CDC, Part I – JAMA (free)

Related Perspective: Anthony Fauci, MD: Working to End HIV/AIDS – JAMA (free)


3 – Recommendations for participation in leisure time or competitive sports in athletes-patients with coronary artery disease: a position statement from the Sports Cardiology Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) – European Heart Journal (free)


4 – A Clinician’s Guide for Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies: Part II – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (free)

Related – Part I: Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (free)

Commentary: Chew on This: Review Tackles Controversies in Nutrition for CV Health – TCTMD (free) AND Separating health from hype for a diet that’s kind on your heart – ABC News (free)


5 – Ebola outbreak in DRC ends: WHO calls for international efforts to stop other deadly outbreaks in the country – World Health Organization (free)

Commentaries: Deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is declared over by health ministry – STAT (free) AND Congo declares Ebola flare-up over after rapid response – Reuters (free) AND DRC declares end to Ebola outbreak – CIDRAP (free)

Related: An Ebola Outbreak Has Just Been Stopped. Here’s What It Tells Us About Containing Epidemics – Harvard Business Review (free) AND Ebola: How a killer disease was stopped in its tracks – BBC (free) AND Congo’s Ebola outbreak is all but over. Did an experimental vaccine help? – Science Magazine (free)


6 – Persistence of Ebola virus after the end of widespread transmission in Liberia: an outbreak report – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Flare-up of Ebola in Liberian family highlights virus persistence – CIDRAP (free) AND For the First Time, a Female Ebola Survivor Infects Others – The New York Times (10 article per month are free)


7 – Antidepressant Withdrawal Syndrome – Therapeutics Initiative (free)

Related Perspective: Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

Antidepressants should be added to the list of drugs associated with tolerance, dependence and a withdrawal syndrome.”

“Withdrawal symptoms occur in at least one-third of patients who stop.”


8 – Development and validation of a cardiovascular disease risk-prediction model using population health surveys: the Cardiovascular Disease Population Risk Tool (CVDPoRT) – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free)

See also: Heart Attack & Stroke Calculator (free tool)

Commentaries: New health calculator can help predict heart disease risk, estimate heart age – CMAJ, via ScienceDaily (free) AND Calculator can predict heart age, risk for heart disease – UPI (free) AND Algorithm Allows Patients To Calculate Their Risk of Stroke and Heart Disease – (free)

Related Calculators: ACC/AHA CV Risk Calculator (free) AND QRISK3-2017 Cardiovascular Disease Risk Calculator (free)


9 – When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

Original Article: Early Time-Restricted Feeding Improves Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Pressure, and Oxidative Stress Even without Weight Loss in Men with Prediabetes – Cell Metabolism (link to abstract – $ for full-text)


10 – Effect of Intermittent Compared With Continuous Energy Restricted Diet on Glycemic Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: Study: 5:2 diet as effective at controlling diabetes as monitoring daily caloric intake – UPI (free) AND HbA1c improves just as much on dieting only two days a week – OnMedica (free) AND Two-Day Fast Per Week vs Daily Calorie Restriction in Diabetes – (free)


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