If it's Wednesday, it's time to check the weekly editions of NEJM and JAMA, I usually read Lancet and BMJ on Fridays:
- Among older patients with DM2, a history of severe hypoglycemic episodes was associated with a greater risk of dementia http://is.gd/sECR
- Screening for Asymptomatic CAD in DM2 with adenosine-stress test did not reduce cardiac event rates http://is.gd/sEDo
- Children exposed in utero to valproate had lower IQ than those exposed to other commonly used antiepileptic drugs http://bit.ly/lXFT
- Defects in macroautophagy (literally, "self-eating") contribute to Crohn's disease http://bit.ly/h1En
- Inhibitors of f. VIII in Black Patients with Hemophilia: mismatched f. VIII replacement a risk factor for anti-VIII alloAb http://is.gd/sEC0
- NEJM review: Understanding Genetic Causes of Disease (free full text) http://content.nejm.org/cgi...
- NEJM perspective: Balancing the Benefits and Risks of Inhaled Long-Acting Beta-Agonists in Asthma http://bit.ly/E1DGD
- NEJM: LABAs to be used only if other controller meds alone do not provide adequate, rather than optimal, asthma control. We know that LABAs are effective; the data must be gathered to prove they are safe. http://is.gd/sPHj
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