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Physician's First Watch Archive

Medical news from NEJM Journal Watch

September 19, 2014

By Amy Orciari Herman

Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS

An FDA advisory panel voted on Wednesday to limit …

By Amy Orciari Herman

Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS

Influenza vaccination rates among healthcare workers and pregnant women could be better, according to three articles in MMWR.

In the first, CDC researchers surveyed some 1900 healthcare personnel from various …

By the Editors

President Obama on Thursday issued an executive order to form a government task force and …

By the Editors

The HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America has …

By Kelly Young

Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS

The CDC has accepted the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendation that all adults aged …

September 18, 2014

By Kelly Young

Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM

The American Medical Association has offered eight priority areas for improving the design and usability of electronic health records. "There is a great sense of …

By Amy Orciari Herman

Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM

Middle-aged adults who regularly experience headache — and migraine with aura in particular — might be at increased …

September 17, 2014

By Kelly Young

Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM

The United Nations is calling for $1 billion in international aid to help fight the Ebola epidemic, the New York Times …

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