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Fri, June 2 – 10 Medical Stories of The Day!

2 Jun,2017


1 – EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: The diagnosis and management of patients with primary biliary cholangitis (free)

Commentary: EASL releases updated guidelines for managing hepatitis B virus infection – Clinical Advisor (free registration required)


2 – Trial of Minocycline in a Clinically Isolated Syndrome of Multiple Sclerosis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Quick Take Video Summary: Minocycline to Delay the Onset of MS

Commentaries: Acne antibiotic delays development of multiple sclerosis in small trial – Reuters Health (free)


3 – Sofosbuvir, Velpatasvir, and Voxilaprevir for Previously Treated HCV Infection – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: When DAA Treatment for Hepatitis C Fails, 3-Drug Regimen “Highly Effective” – Physician’s First Watch (free)


4 – Health Policy Trials: The Changing Face of Clinical Trials – New England Journal of Medicine (free)


5 – Prophylactic Acid-Suppressive Therapy in Hospitalized Adults: Indications, Benefits, and Infectious Complications – Critical Care Nurse (free)

Source: Restraint Urged Before Prescribing Acid-Suppressive Therapy in Hospitalized Patients – American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, via Newswise (free)


6 – Review: Chronic constipation: Update on management – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (free)


7 – Research transparency: 5 questions about open science answered – The Conversation (free)


8 – Viewpoint: No Shortcuts on the Long Road to Evidence-Based Genomic Medicine – JAMA (free)

“The need for evidence in genomic medicine is more important than ever” (RT @JAMA_current see Tweet)


9 – Editorial: Acting on Social Determinants of Health: A Primer for Family Physicians – American Family Physician (free) (RT @kennylinafp)


10 – Transient ischaemic attacks may have greater long-term impact than previously thought – NIHR Signal (free)

Original article: Ongoing impairments following transient ischaemic attack: retrospective cohort study – European Journal of Neurology (free)


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