Top medicine articles for September 2014

A collection of some interesting medical articles published recently:

FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin: Afrezza, is a rapid-acting insulin to be taken at mealtime or soon after

Can meditation help prevent the effects of ageing? BBC

New Weapon in Fight Against 'Superbugs': aspergillomarasmine A (AMA) extracted from a common fungus found in soil -- Soil sample from a Canadian national park produced a compound that may reverse antibiotic resistance in bacteria.

British Airways launches in-flight 'slow TV' to calm passengers, with 7 hour film of train journey

Essential medical apps for surviving intern year of residency | iMedicalApps

A Headbanger's Headache: hearing loss at a Motörhead concert is almost certainly a greater risk than a brain bleed -- Chronic subdural haematoma secondary to headbanging : The Lancet

Every person is host to 100 trillion bacteria. They outnumber human cells 10 to 1, account for 99.9% of genes in body

Physicians rate top EMR - good news for the free EMR provider Practice Fusion - Medscape EHR Report 2014

The $300,000 Drug - Kalydeco for a small subsets of CF patients

Probiotic consumption may decrease systolic BP by 3.56 mm Hg and diastolic BP by 2.38 mm Hg

Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool. Out of the box, Glass does not comply with the federal privacy law (HIPAA). "By hospital equipment standards, Google Glass is a steal"- University of California at Irvine School of Medicine

Low Vitamin D May Increase Risk of Erectile Dysfunction -- Vit D linked to all sorts of diseases, causation link unclear.

The articles were selected from Twitter and my RSS subscriptions. Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to clinicalcases AT and you will receive acknowledgement in the next edition of this publication.

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