Top medicine articles for December 2012

Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles in medicine for December 2012:

Unlock the value of medical case reports: Search 17,507 cases from 167 journals http://buff.ly/RVN3qb

Routine Antibiotics Before Dental Procedures Not Recommended for Those with Implants (new ortho guidelines) http://buff.ly/UZBJ93

Stand-Up Desks (and recumbent bikes) Gaining Favor in the Workplace http://buff.ly/VdpYdY

Adderall, a Drug of Increased Focus for N.F.L. Players http://buff.ly/VdqecV

A color-coded map of the world’s most and least emotional countries http://bit.ly/Ytxx6B

Is There a Relationship Between Chronic Periodontitis and Erectile Dysfunction? http://buff.ly/YNgYCH

Internal Medicine Residents Are Reluctant to Pursue Primary Care Careers - JAMA http://buff.ly/Vjm6YV

Life expectancy rises as fine particle air pollution drops http://buff.ly/YNhsZD

Within 2 years of retiring, 3 out of 4 NFL players will be one or more of the following: alcohol or drug addicted; divorced; financially distressed/bankrupt. Suicide rate for men who have played in the N.F.L. is nearly 6 times the national average. http://buff.ly/YNhDUH

Not only are men more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, they have a higher chance of dying from the disease http://buff.ly/VpbDuU

As doctors grow older, hospitals begin requiring them to prove they’re still fit - Wa Post http://buff.ly/S3uobS

50% of UK's white population, up to 90% of black and Asian population may have vitamin D deficiency - BBC http://buff.ly/ZnMck0

Only 10% of a person's recommended daily vitamind D amount is found naturally in food. Eating more fish and getting out in the sun a bit more won't make much of a difference to your vitamin D levels - BBC http://buff.ly/12oF71C

Cleveland Clinic Diagnoses Health-Care Act - WSJ http://buff.ly/Ucs8hQ

The articles were selected from my Twitter and Google Reader streams. Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to clinicalcases@gmail.com and you will receive acknowledgement in the next edition of this publication.

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