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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Infectious Disease
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Infectious Disease. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) 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.
Pyogenic Granuloma of the Conjunctiva
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A BAFFling Association between Malaria Resistance and the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
31/12/69 - B cells are increasingly recognized as a therapeutic target in autoimmune diseases. B-cell?depleting therapy with the use of rituximab, a monoclonal antibody to CD20, is approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody?associated vasculitis and is…
Case 12-2017 ? A 34-Year-Old Man with Nephropathy
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Daniel H. Katz (Medicine): A 34-year-old man with hearing impairment was admitted to this hospital because of worsening renal function. The patient had been well until approximately 11 weeks before this admission, when subjective fevers with sweats, fatigue, decreased…
Sickle Cell Disease
31/12/69 - Sickle cell disease is an increasing global health problem. Estimates suggest that every year approximately 300,000 infants are born with sickle cell anemia, which is defined as homozygosity for the sickle hemoglobin (HbS) gene (i.e. for a missense mutation [Glu6Val, rs334] in the ?-globin gene…
Zika Virus Infection and Associated Neurologic Disorders in Brazil
31/12/69 - To the Editor: The first cases of a new illness involving fever and rash that was deemed to have been caused by Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in Brazil were reported in 2014, and the presence of the virus was confirmed in April 2015. In October 2015, an unusual increase in the number of cases of…
Reevaluating Eligibility Criteria ? Balancing Patient Protection and Participation in Oncology Trials
31/12/69 - Eligibility criteria for clinical trials are designed to protect patients from undue harm, define the study population, and permit collection of safety and efficacy data specific to the intended population. But too frequently, eligibility criteria are simply duplicated from protocol to protocol…
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Yellow Fever ? Once Again on the Radar Screen in the Americas
31/12/69 - Four arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) have recently emerged or reemerged in the Americas, spreading rapidly through populations that had not previously been exposed to them and causing substantial morbidity and mortality. The first was dengue, which reemerged to cause widespread disease…
Changes in France?s Deferral of Blood Donation by Men Who Have Sex with Men
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Since the advent of AIDS, men who have sex with men (MSM) have often been permanently deferred from blood donation in France and elsewhere. Such a ban, which is more stringent than deferrals for other risk exposures, can be considered to be discriminatory and often is misunderstood.…
Autochthonous Japanese Encephalitis with Yellow Fever Coinfection in Africa
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Japanese encephalitis virus and yellow fever virus are mosquito-borne flaviviruses that circulate in disjunct geographic areas with different mosquito vectors. Japanese encephalitis is endemic to most of Asia and the Western Pacific, whereas yellow fever occurs in tropical areas of…
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