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Physician's First Watch Archive

Medical news from NEJM Journal Watch

October 2, 2014

By Amy Orciari Herman

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

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has published the first multidisciplinary guidelines for the management of persistent (6 months …

By the Editors

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NEJM Clinical Practice Center: An older …

By Kelly Young

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

Several children have been asked to stay home after being exposed to a man who tested positive for Ebola in Texas, health officials said in a news conference on …

By Kelly Young

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

Early introduction of gluten into high-risk infants' diets does not appear to reduce their risk for developing celiac disease, according to two studies in the New England Journal of Medicine.

In the first, roughly 550 infants with …

By Amy Orciari Herman

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

A 10-year-old Rhode Island child died last week from Staphylococcus aureus sepsis associated with enterovirus-D68 infection, the state's department of health …

By Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS

A city's teen pregnancy rate dropped dramatically in association with a program that provided free, long-acting contraception, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The …

October 1, 2014

By Joe Elia

Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD

A man exposed to Ebola while traveling in Africa has been hospitalized in a Dallas hospital, critically ill with confirmed Ebola Zaire, CDC officials confirmed at a press conference on Tuesday.

Symptoms developed 4 days after his flight here from Liberia. The …

By Larry Husten

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

A vitamin D pill can't substitute for a healthy diet and sunshine in terms …

By Amy Orciari Herman

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

Women who exercise regularly, eat well, avoid cigarettes, and maintain a healthy weight before pregnancy have a remarkably lower risk for gestational diabetes …

By the Editors

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