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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Antiplatelet Therapy after Ischemic Stroke or TIA
31/12/69 - Antiplatelet therapy is the mainstay for the prevention of primary stroke in patients with risk factors and for the prevention of recurrent stroke after transient ischemic attack (TIA) or ischemic stroke. An outstanding question concerns appropriate antiplatelet regimens under various clinical…

The FDA and the Next Wave of Drug Abuse ? Proactive Pharmacovigilance
31/12/69 - In response to the opioid crisis, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken action on multiple fronts. We have approved better measures for treating opioid use disorder and preventing deaths from overdose, have launched efforts to inform more appropriate prescribing as a way to limit…

Turning the Tables ? The New European General Data Protection Regulation
31/12/69 - "Action required: Make sure you receive important information!" was the alarming message my Internet service provider recently sent me. It turned out they wanted me to review my privacy settings ? or, really, to agree that they could continue using data about me just as they had before. People…

Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA
31/12/69 - The risk of ischemic stroke ranges from 3 to 15% in the 90 days after a minor ischemic stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA). In several trials, aspirin has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent stroke by approximately 20%. Clopidogrel blocks platelet aggregation through the…

Procalcitonin-Guided Use of Antibiotics for Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
31/12/69 - The overuse of antibiotic agents is a public health problem associated with increased health care costs and antibiotic resistance. Overuse of antibiotics is common in infections of the lower respiratory tract, where bacterial and viral infections manifest similarly. Procalcitonin is a peptide with…

Five-Year Outcomes with PCI Guided by Fractional Flow Reserve
31/12/69 - Among patients with acute coronary syndromes, early percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) increases the survival rate and decreases the rate of recurrent myocardial infarction. In contrast, in patients with stable coronary artery disease, there is persistent controversy about the role and timing…

National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study ? Mental Health of Adult Offspring
31/12/69 - To the Editor: The peak incidence of many psychiatric disorders occurs during emerging adulthood. The ongoing, community-based National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS), which has a 92% retention rate, has followed a cohort of offspring with sexual-minority parents. This longitudinal study…

Tipping Clonal Hematopoiesis into Transformation
31/12/69 - Acute leukemias of various types are among the most serious blood disorders: leukemia causes severe illness, and the mortality rate is high. A better understanding of the causes of the various forms of leukemia could lead to earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment. The gene ASXL1 is often…

Case 22-2018: A 64-Year-Old Man with Progressive Leg Weakness, Recurrent Falls, and Anemia
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Molly E. Wolf (Medicine): A 64-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of progressive leg weakness, recurrent falls, and anemia. The patient had been in his usual state of health until 8 months before this admission, when fatigue on exertion and subjective leg…

Severe Mitral Stenosis
31/12/69 - A 47-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 6-month history of worsening exertional dyspnea. He had recently emigrated from Honduras and had a history of cardiac surgery as a child, but the initial diagnosis and specific procedure that had been performed were not known. The…

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