Top medicine articles for October 2014

A collection of some interesting medical articles published recently:

Once-weekly insulin shot - Novo Nordisk's next idea http://buff.ly/1tiUC6v

How Lufthansa Cares for Passengers' Medical Needs http://buff.ly/1pK4ILC

How scammers trick your mind - they repeatedly use one or more of the same 7 persuasion principles. Scammers have used these principles for centuries. For instance, the Nigerian email scam might seem the product of the digital age, but a version of it existed in 16th Century Europe. http://buff.ly/1rIf4jo -- Understanding scam victims: 7 principles for systems security (University of Cambridge report) - PDF http://buff.ly/1uH14df

The prevalence of celiac disease in screening studies is 0.5 to 1%. The serologic test of choice for celiac is IgA anti-tissue transglutaminase - specific (94%), and sensitive (97%) http://buff.ly/1CIEr9x

Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness? - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/1EVWdZ5

History of rheumatology http://bit.ly/1EVWgnC

Why exercise boosts IQ http://buff.ly/1sJqqXp

Cleveland Clinic offers patients virtual visits in walk-in kiosks in the grocery store http://buff.ly/1xQVhjW

3 new antibiotics for skin infections: dalbavancin (Dalvance), tedizolid (Sivextro), oritavancin (Orbactiv) http://buff.ly/1vzabfm

Shift workers and people who get jet lag may gain weight because they disturb their "inside garden" (gut microbes) http://buff.ly/1vzaJSs

Exercise May Help Fight Depression – But low mood can be a barrier to physical activity http://buff.ly/1ps8Elj

When we are able to diagnose rare diseases with smartphones - BBC http://buff.ly/1vzb4Va -- Ebola only has 5 genes

The enduring enigma of Alan Turing : The Lancet http://buff.ly/1vzbevI

A renaissance in surgery - A new and welcome vigour is evident in surgery, writes The Lancet http://buff.ly/1vzbj2r

Robotic surgery: where are we now? : The Lancet http://buff.ly/1ps8Ukv

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

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