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Daily Archives: October 4, 2018

Thu, October 4 – 10 Stories of The Day!

4 Oct, 2018 | 00:01h | UTC


1 – NICE Guideline: Renal replacement therapy and conservative management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)


2 – The projected timeframe until cervical cancer elimination in Australia: a modelling study – The Lancet Public Health (free)

Commentaries: Modelling cervical cancer elimination – The Lancet Public Health (free) AND Australia on track to wipe out cervical cancer within 20 years – The Guardian (free) AND In Australia, Cervical Cancer Could Soon Be Eliminated – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)


3 – Global, regional, and national burden of Parkinson’s disease, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 – The Lancet Neurology (free)

Invited Commentary: The burden of Parkinson’s disease: a worldwide perspective (free)

“In 2016, 6·1 million people worldwide had Parkinson’s disease, 2·9 million (48%) women & 3·2 million (52%) men; the increase in burden since 1990 was not exclusively explained by an increasing number of older people” (via @TheLancet see Tweet)


4 – Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Esophagectomy: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society Recommendations – World Journal of Surgery (free for a limited period)


5 – Recommendations for the use of Electrophysiological Study: Update 2018 – Helenic Journal of Cardiology (free)


6 – Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Due to Steroid 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline – Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (free PDF)

News Release: Managing congenital adrenal hyperplasia requires shared decisions among patients, families, and heal – The Endocrine Society (free)


7 – Evaluating Progression-Free Survival as a Surrogate Outcome for Health-Related Quality of Life in Oncology: A Systematic Review and Quantitative Analysis – JAMA Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Health-related quality of life overlooked in cancer drug studies – McMaster University (free) AND Investigators Question the Use of PFS as a Surrogate End Point – Cancer Therapy Advisor (free) AND Preventing tumor spread may not improve quality of life – Reuters (free) AND Research: Consider quality of life when evaluating cancer drug studies – UPI (free)


8 – Committee Opinion: Well-Woman Visit – American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (free)

News Release: ACOG and WPSI Release Materials to Support Women’s Preventive Care at Every Life Stage (free)

Commentary: ACOG Stresses Role of Ob/Gyns in Preventive Care For Women – Medscape (free registration required)


9 – Two antiplatelet drugs may prevent further strokes but increase major bleeds – NIHR Signal (free)

Original Article: Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)


10 – A Population-Based Analysis of the Relationship Between Substance Use and Adolescent Cognitive Development – American Journal of Psychiatry (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Teen cannabis use is not without risk to cognitive development – Université de Montréal (free) AND Cannabis ‘more harmful than alcohol’ for teen brains – BBC (free)


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