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Your NEJM Group Today: Suffering of Children at U.S. Border / Platelet Function Testing & Recurrent Stroke / N.C. Family Medicine Opportunities

Physician's First Watch - 7 hours 13 min ago
Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: New England Journal of Medicine: Two new perspectives look at the suffering of immigrant children...
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House Passes Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis

Physician's First Watch - 7 hours 13 min ago
In a display of bipartisan agreement occasioned by the opioid crisis, the House of Representatives late last week passed a bill to address a problem...
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Type 1 Diabetes in Moms Tied to Autism in Kids

Physician's First Watch - 7 hours 13 min ago
Children born to mothers with type 1 diabetes face increased risk for autism spectrum disorder, according to findings reported in JAMA. Previous research suggested an...
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Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer Often Not Concerned About Their Health

Physician's First Watch - 7 hours 13 min ago
Nearly a third of adult survivors of childhood cancer report little to no concern about their future health, according to a retrospective study in Cancer...
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From the Blogs: A Migrating Facial Worm, and Time to Vote for Your Favorite Cartoon Caption

Physician's First Watch - 7 hours 13 min ago
Dr. Paul Sax looks at an NEJM "Images in Clinical Medicine" that's getting quite a bit of attention, and then jumps to other big news...
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FDA Approves Continuous Glucose Monitoring System with 90-Day Implantable Sensor

Physician's First Watch - 7 hours 13 min ago
The FDA has approved a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system with an implantable glucose sensor that can be worn for up to 90 days, as...
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Most Popular NEJM Group Feature This Week: Woman with Hypertension, Fatigue & Altered Mental Status

Physician's First Watch - 7 hours 13 min ago
Here is the most clicked-on article we featured from NEJM Group this week, in case you missed it the first time around: NEJM Primary...
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Your NEJM Group Today: Macroglossia Images / Negative CTA & PE / Penn. Dermatology Opportunity

Physician's First Watch - 7 hours 13 min ago
Have a look at a sampling of what's available from NEJM Group: NEJM Primary Care/Hospitalist: Images in clinical medicine: A 78-year-old man...
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15% of High Schoolers Have Had Sports Concussion in Past Year

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Roughly 15% of U.S. high schoolers report having had at least one sports-related concussion in the past year, according to new CDC data in...
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Work Hints that Herpesviruses May Have a Role in Alzheimer's

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Preliminary work suggests that human herpesviruses 6A and 7 have key roles in Alzheimer disease. The study appears in Neuron. Investigators mapped networks of protein...
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Drug used to treat opioid dependence poses serious health risks in exposed children

A new study published online today by Pediatrics and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that from January 2007 through December 2016 there were more than 11,000 calls to US Poison Centers for pediatric exposures to buprenorphine – a prescription opioid medication used to treat opioid use disorder.
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ABPI associated with NHS for 70 years in pharmaceutical research

In this special year, both the NHS and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry are celebrating our respective 70th anniversaries. The histories of these two organizations have been inextricably linked since 1948 and our relationship with the NHS continues to go from strength to strength.
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American College of Rheumatology and Emirates Society for Rheumatology co-host Conference

EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Sun, 2018-06-24 21:00
(American College of Rheumatology) The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is collaborating with the Emirates Society for Rheumatology (ESR) to co-host their 4th Annual Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19-21, 2018.
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Plaster which sticks inside the mouth will revolutionise treatment of oral conditions

EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Sun, 2018-06-24 21:00
(University of Sheffield) A new biodegradable patch administers steroids directly to oral ulcers and forms a protective barrier.
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Clostridium difficile infections have decreased 36 percent in Canadian hospitals

EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Sun, 2018-06-24 21:00
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Rates of C. difficile infections have decreased 36 percent in hospitals across Canada, although the virulent NAP1 strain associated with severe illness and deaths is the most common strain, according to research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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