Collection of some interesting medical articles published recently

Defining Dr Livingstone, medicine man - Lancet - None of Livingstone's achievements would have been possible without his medical training that kept him alive long enough to make those discoveries.

Researchers wonder whether sunlight protects children, adults from distracted behavior and ADHD

Tips for Parenting College Students

Talking with Patients about Other Clinicians' Errors - NEJM and video:

A Second Act for Phages

Smokers are likely to get bags under their eyes and wrinkles around their lips earlier than non-smokers (study)

Doctors Identify (rediscover) a New Knee Ligament - anterolateral ligament (ALL)

Nearly a Third of Eligible U.S. Adults Have Never Been Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Speaking 2 Languages Might Help Delay Dementia (by 4 years)

Lactobacilli and bifidobacteria did not prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea and C. difficile - Lancet

Schizophrenia is a late-developing developmental disorder, remains dormant until late adolescence

Global burden of disease attributable to illicit drug use and dependence (study)

The Rise of Medical School Debt - Statistics from Proto Magazine - Massachusetts General Hospital

Concerns raised over the UK's first private medical school (£157 500 for 4.5-year course)

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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