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Your NEJM Group Today: Zoom Family Meeting / First Watch Flashback / Family Medicine & Endocrinology Opportunities

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: New England Journal of Medicine: Perspective: As difficult as 2020 was, it also brought some...
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So Long for Now

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
Dear Readers, This marks our final issue of Physician's First Watch. Over the past couple of weeks, hundreds of you have written to us to...
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Blood Pressure Treatment Not Just for Those with High BP, Meta-Analysis Suggests

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
Blood pressure (BP)–lowering treatment is associated with lower risk for cardiovascular (CV) events across a wide range of BP levels and in patients with...
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BMI Above 23 Linked to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
Higher body-mass index is associated with increased risk for severe COVID-19–related outcomes, even at a BMI considered a healthy weight, according to...
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FDA Moves to Ban Menthol Cigarettes and All Flavored Cigars

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
The FDA has embarked on a process to ban menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars. In a statement released Thursday, the acting FDA commissioner, Dr...
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Your NEJM Group Today: Firearm Regulation in Australia / COVID-19 After Vaccination & Viral Load / Rheumatology & Critical Care Opportunities

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: NEJM Audio Interview: Firearm Regulation in Australia: Dr. Joel Negin discusses the anniversary of sweeping...
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Interview: How Equity Intersects with Community Health

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
This is the fourth of four Clinical Conversations interviews on race and clinical equity in the U.S. We talk with Dr. Joseph Betancourt, an internist...
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Little Drawback to Delayed Antibiotics for Respiratory Infections

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
For patients with respiratory infections, delaying antibiotics could be a safe way to reduce antibiotic use, according to a study in The BMJ. Researchers analyzed...
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Vaccines Protect Against COVID-19–Related Hospitalization in Older Adults

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
Among hospitalized older adults with COVID-19–like illness, those who tested negative for COVID-19 were far more likely to have been vaccinated than...
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Your NEJM Group Today: Scalp & Face Rash Case / Non-Drug Interventions for Depressive Symptoms in Dementia / OB/GYN & Neuro Opportunities

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2024-06-13 05:00
See what's happening around NEJM Group: NEJM Primary Care/Hospitalist Page: Case record: A 78-year-old man was admitted with a forehead and scalp...
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Combining donepezil and memantine extends lives of Alzheimer's patients, study finds

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Wed, 2024-06-12 20:52
Alzheimer's disease is the world's most common neurodegenerative disease, affecting more than 50 million people globally.
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Deep learning revives ancient peptides to battle antibiotic resistance

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Wed, 2024-06-12 19:48
Researchers used deep learning to resurrect antibiotic peptides from extinct organisms, offering new solutions for combating antibiotic resistance.
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Antenatal COVID-19 vaccination shown to be safe for pregnant women and their babies

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Wed, 2024-06-12 18:12
A study in Obstetrics & Gynecology finds that antenatal COVID-19 vaccination does not increase the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, confirming vaccine safety for pregnant women.
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UNF researchers awarded U.S. patent for targeted cancer-fighting compound

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Wed, 2024-06-12 10:50
Three University of North Florida (UNF) researchers have been awarded a U.S. patent for a targeted cancer-fighting compound, or peptoid, that the team has discovered targets certain breast, colon and lung cancers and stops them from progressing.
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Enterprise Therapeutics publishes preclinical profile of ETD001, a novel inhaled ENaC blocker

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Wed, 2024-06-12 03:52
Enterprise Therapeutics Ltd (Enterprise), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapies to improve the lives of people with respiratory diseases, today announced the publication of a peer reviewed study in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis1.
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Study finds short-term side effects of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines boost long-term antibody response

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Tue, 2024-06-11 19:51
Short-term adverse effects of COVID-19 mRNA vaccinations are linked to higher and longer-lasting neutralizing antibody responses, indicating robust immune efficacy.
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