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Physician's First Watch Archive

Medical news from NEJM Journal Watch

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 …

By Amy Orciari Herman

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

Urine detection of human papillomavirus DNA could be an alternative to cervical DNA testing, according to a BMJ meta-analysis.

Researchers examined …

By Kristin J. Kelley

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

The FDA has approved naloxegol (Movantik) to decrease the …

By Amy Orciari Herman

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

Combination therapy with a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) plus inhaled corticosteroid is associated with better …

By Kelly Young

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

Magnesium sulfate administered to pregnant women at risk for preterm delivery does not lead to improved outcomes in their children …

September 16, 2014

By Kelly Young

Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD

Spinal manipulation therapy plus home exercises is more effective than home exercises alone for treating back-related leg pain, according to a …

By Kelly Young

Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD

Antimicrobial drugs are prescribed almost twice as often as expected to pediatric outpatients presenting with acute respiratory tract infections …

By Larry Husten

Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD

People prescribed a generic statin were more likely to take their pills and had slightly better outcomes than people prescribed a …

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