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Daily Archives: October 31, 2018

Wed, October 31 – 10 Stories of The Day!

31 Oct, 2018 | 01:28h | UTC


1 – Association of Short Interpregnancy Interval With Pregnancy Outcomes According to Maternal Age – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Balancing the Risks and Desires for Pregnancy in Older Mothers: Increasing Morbidity, Declining Fertility – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period) AND Women ‘should leave at least a year between pregnancies’ – NHS Choices (free) AND Waiting a year between pregnancies lowers health risks, study says – CNN (free) AND Study: Do Even Older Moms Have To Wait 18 Months Between Pregnancies? – CommonHealth (free)


2 – Cannabis and cannabinoids for the treatment of people with chronic noncancer pain conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled and observational studies – Pain (free)

“It seems unlikely that cannabinoids are highly effective medicines for chronic noncancer pain conditions.”


3 – Prevalence of Financial Conflicts of Interest Among Authors of Clinical Guidelines Related to High-Revenue Medications – JAMA Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: More Than Half of Physician Guideline Authors for Expensive Medications Have Undeclared Conflicts of Interest – (free) AND Many Clinical Guideline Authors Have Undeclared Payments – Medical Health News (free)


4 – Unpublished medical research ‘a threat to public health’ – BBC (free)


5 – Perspective: Surgical Value — Beyond Bundled Payments – NEJM Catalyst (free)


6 – Best practice guidelines for blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI) – Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (free)


7 – Deep Learning for MR Angiography: Automated Detection of Cerebral Aneurysms – Radiology (free) (@EricTopol)


8 – Oral curcumin in elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a multicentre randomized controlled trial – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free)

Editorial: Take turmeric with a grain of salt (free)

Commentary: Oral curcumin shows no benefit in reducing inflammation following vascular surgery – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free)


9 – Book: The Safe Food Imperative: Accelerating Progress in Low- and Middle-Income Countries – The World Bank (free PDF)


10 – Interventions for Preventing Thromboembolic Events in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review – Annals of Internal Medicine (free)

Commentary: DOACs in AF: Observational and Randomized Studies Don’t Always Agree – Medscape (free registration required)


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