Latest Summaries


NEJM Journal Watch Top Stories of 2016

The most important clinical research articles of the past year, as chosen by the editors of NEJM Journal Watch.

NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Audio

Year in Review 2016

Listen to Editor-in-Chief Dr. Allan Brett and Founding Editor Dr. Anthony Komaroff discuss the most important medical developments of the past year.

Guideline Watch

Food Allergy Guidelines Updated to Include Prevention of Peanut Allergy

Based on findings from the LEAP trial, the updated guidelines provide advice for preventing peanut allergy in infants at different risk levels.

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis

Treatment options are limited, and supporting evidence generally is poor.

Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

Recommendations on TB testing incorporate recent evidence on using an interferon-gamma release assay for latent TB and nucleic acid amplification testing for active TB.