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Thu, January 11 – 10 Stories of The Day!

11 Jan,2018


1 – The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Pharmacological Treatment of Patients With Alcohol Use Disorder (free)

News release: APA Releases New Practice Guideline on Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder – American Psychiatry Association (free)

Commentary: New Alcohol Use Disorder Guideline Emphasizes Medication – Medscape (free registration required)


2 – News Release: AAOS approves diagnostic and treatment criteria for osteoarthritis of the hip – American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (free)

See Apropriate Use Criteria: Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip (free)

Related AAOS Guideline: Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip (free PDF)

Commentary: AAOS: Non-Surgical Tx Best for Hip OA – MedPage Today (free registration required)


3 – Too much screening has misled us about real cancer risk factors, experts say – STAT (free) AND Overscreening for Cancer Yields Misleading Results – MedPage Today (free) AND Could finding more cancer lead us to understand risk factors less? – HealthNewsReview (free)

Original article: Scrutiny-Dependent Cancer and Self-fulfilling Risk Factors – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)


4 – Opinion: The Less-Is-More Crusade — Are We Overmedicalizing or Oversimplifying? (free)

Commentaries rebutting the opinion: In Defense of Less-Is-More – Medscape (free registration required) AND Has “Less is More” gone too far? The New England Journal says it has – Lown Institute (free) AND Ms. Inappropriate Defends The Status Quo – Cardiobrief (free) AND Nuance And The Healthcare Apocalypse – Cardiobrief (free)


5 – Pharmacotherapy for obesity: What you need to know – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (free)


6 – How Big Tech is Going After Your Health Care – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)


7 – Perspective: Evidence-Based Health Policy – New England Journal of Medicine (free)


8 – Sugar tax: why health experts want it but politicians and industry are resisting – The Guardian (free)

Related: Beverage consumption taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages AND The potential impact of food taxes and subsidies on cardiovascular disease and diabetes burden and disparities AND Fiscal policies for the prevention of diseases AND Reducing cardiovascular disease burden through targeted dietary policies


9 – Association of Maternal Use of Folic Acid and Multivitamin Supplements in the Periods Before and During Pregnancy With the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Offspring – JAMA Psychiatry (free)

Commentaries: Use of Folic Acid and Multivitamins During Pregnancy May Lower Autism Risk – Psychiatry News Alert (free) AND Folic Acid, Multivitamins During Pregnancy May Cut ASD Risk – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Are Vitamin Supplements Used Before or During Pregnancy Associated with Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder? – The JAMA Network (free)


10 – Association of Folic Acid Supplementation During Pregnancy With the Risk of Autistic Traits in Children Exposed to Antiepileptic Drugs In Utero – JAMA Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Lack of Folic Acid Supplements During Pregnancy Linked With Increased Autism Risk in Children Exposed to Seizure Drugs In Utero – Medical Research (free) AND Folic Acid in Pregnant Women on Antiepileptic Drugs Linked to Lower Autism Risk – Medscape (free registration required) AND Folic Acid May Limit Autism Traits in Children of Epileptic Women – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Folic acid lessens autism risk for fetal anti-epileptic exposure – MedicalXpress (free)


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