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Daily Archives: September 13, 2019

Fri September 13 – 10 Stories of The Day!

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:41h | UTC

 

1 – Tuberculosis – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

Related: WHO Guidelines on Tuberculosis Infection Prevention and Control (free guidelines)

 

2 – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine Commission: 2019 update: epidemiology, pathogenesis, transmission, diagnosis, and management of multidrug-resistant and incurable tuberculosis – The Lancet (free registration required)

Related Articles: Management of drug-resistant tuberculosis – The Lancet (free registration required) AND Challenges and controversies in childhood tuberculosis – The Lancet (free)

Editorial: Tuberculosis needs accelerated and continued attention (free)

Related: WHO Consolidated Guidelines on Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Treatment (free) AND Randomized Trial: 9-month Treatment for Multi-drug Resistant TB is as Effective as 24-month Treatment (free)

 

3 – Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy versus endometrial ablation for women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HEALTH): a parallel-group, open-label, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (free)

Commentaries: HEALTH for heavy menstrual bleeding: real-world implications – The Lancet (free) AND Heavy menstrual bleeding: Keyhole hysterectomy technique ‘more effective’ – BBC (free)

 

4 – Off-target toxicity is a common mechanism of action of cancer drugs undergoing clinical trials – Science Translational Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Cancer drugs don’t always work as intended, researchers warn – Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (free) AND Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

 

5 – Supercooling Extends Preservation Time of Human Livers – Nature Biotechnology (free)

Commentaries: Scientists triple storage time of human donor livers – NIH News Releases (free) AND ‘Supercool’ method triples organ survival – BBC (free) AND A Human Liver Can Be Cooled to –4 Degrees Celsius and Survive – The Atlantic (free)

 

6 – Combined lifestyle factors and risk of incident type 2 diabetes and prognosis among individuals with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies – Diabetologia (free)

Commentary: Diabetes Risk Plummets by 75% When Multiple Risk Factors Tackled – Medscape (free registration required)

 

7 – Chest Radiograph Signs Suggestive of Pericardial Disease – American College of Cardiology (free)

 

8 – Vaccines for Health Care Personnel – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

Related: Immunization of Health-Care Personnel: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (free) AND Vaccination of healthcare workers: A review – Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics (free)

 

9 – Pneumococcal Disease: A Systematic Review of Health Utilities, Resource Use, Costs, and Economic Evaluations of Interventions – Value in Health (free)

Related: Pneumococcal infection in adults: burden of disease – Clinical Microbiology and Infection (free) AND The remaining challenges of pneumococcal disease in adults – European Respiratory Review (free)

 

10 – Prospective Evaluation of Maternal Sleep Position Through 30 Weeks of Gestation and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes – Obstetrics & Gynecology (free)

Commentary: Sleeping on back may not lead to worse pregnancy outcomes – Reuters (free)

 


NICE Guideline: Tuberculosis

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:27h | UTC

Tuberculosis – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

Related: WHO Guidelines on Tuberculosis Infection Prevention and Control (free guidelines)

 


Randomized Trial: Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy vs. Endometrial Ablation for Women with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:21h | UTC

Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy versus endometrial ablation for women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HEALTH): a parallel-group, open-label, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (free)

Commentaries: HEALTH for heavy menstrual bleeding: real-world implications – The Lancet (free) AND Heavy menstrual bleeding: Keyhole hysterectomy technique ‘more effective’ – BBC (free)

 


The Lancet Commission: Management of Multidrug-resistant and Incurable Tuberculosis

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:22h | UTC

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine Commission: 2019 update: epidemiology, pathogenesis, transmission, diagnosis, and management of multidrug-resistant and incurable tuberculosis – The Lancet (free registration required)

Related Articles: Management of drug-resistant tuberculosis – The Lancet (free registration required) AND Challenges and controversies in childhood tuberculosis – The Lancet (free)

Editorial: Tuberculosis needs accelerated and continued attention (free)

Related: WHO Consolidated Guidelines on Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Treatment (free) AND Randomized Trial: 9-month Treatment for Multi-drug Resistant TB is as Effective as 24-month Treatment (free)

 


Study: Supercooling Extends Preservation Time of Human Livers

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:17h | UTC

Supercooling Extends Preservation Time of Human Livers – Nature Biotechnology (free)

Commentaries: Scientists triple storage time of human donor livers – NIH News Releases (free) AND ‘Supercool’ method triples organ survival – BBC (free) AND A Human Liver Can Be Cooled to –4 Degrees Celsius and Survive – The Atlantic (free)

 


Study: Off-target Toxicity is a Common Mechanism of Action of Cancer Drugs Undergoing Clinical Trials

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:19h | UTC

Off-target toxicity is a common mechanism of action of cancer drugs undergoing clinical trials – Science Translational Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Cancer drugs don’t always work as intended, researchers warn – Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (free) AND Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

 


Meta-analysis: Combined Lifestyle Factors and Risk of Incident Type 2 Diabetes and Prognosis Among Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:16h | UTC

Combined lifestyle factors and risk of incident type 2 diabetes and prognosis among individuals with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies – Diabetologia (free)

Commentary: Diabetes Risk Plummets by 75% When Multiple Risk Factors Tackled – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Chest Radiograph Signs Suggestive of Pericardial Disease

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:14h | UTC

Chest Radiograph Signs Suggestive of Pericardial Disease – American College of Cardiology (free)

 


Review: Vaccines for Health Care Personnel

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:13h | UTC

Vaccines for Health Care Personnel – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

Related: Immunization of Health-Care Personnel: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (free) AND Vaccination of healthcare workers: A review – Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics (free)

 


Pneumococcal Disease: A Systematic Review of Health Utilities, Resource Use, Costs, and Economic Evaluations of Interventions

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:11h | UTC

Pneumococcal Disease: A Systematic Review of Health Utilities, Resource Use, Costs, and Economic Evaluations of Interventions – Value in Health (free)

Related: Pneumococcal infection in adults: burden of disease – Clinical Microbiology and Infection (free) AND The remaining challenges of pneumococcal disease in adults – European Respiratory Review (free)

 


Study: Sleeping on Supine Position Not Associated with Worse Pregnancy Outcomes

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:10h | UTC

Prospective Evaluation of Maternal Sleep Position Through 30 Weeks of Gestation and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes – Obstetrics & Gynecology (free)

Commentary: Sleeping on back may not lead to worse pregnancy outcomes – Reuters (free)

 


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