The Latest Journal Articles in Internal Medicine

1A randomized, controlled trial of an aerosolized vaccine against measlesNew England Journal of Medicine, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
2Apremilast for behçet’s syndrome — a phase 2, placebo-controlled studyNew England Journal of Medicine, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
3Reduced fetal cerebral oxygen consumption is associated with smaller brain size in fetuses with congenital heart diseaseCirculation, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
4Sex differences in reperfusion in young patients with st-segment–elevation myocardial infarction: results from the VIRGO studyCirculation, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
5Circulating biomarkers for discrimination between aseptic joint failure, low-grade infection and high-grade septic failureClinical Infectious Diseases, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
6Evaluation of a point-of-care tuberculosis test-and-treat algorithm on early mortality in people with HIV accessing antiretroviral therapy (TB Fast Track study): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trialTrials, April 17, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
7Core outcome domains for clinical trials in non-specific low back painEuropean Spine Journal, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
8Impact of allopurinol on risk of myocardial infarctionAnnals of Rheumatic Diseases, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
9Long-term safety of proton pump inhibitor therapy assessed under controlled, randomised clinical trial conditions: data from the SOPRAN and LOTUS studiesAlimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
10Preoperative medical testing in medicare patients undergoing cataract surgeryNew England Journal of Medicine, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
1Anti-HIV antibody shows promise in first human studyNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease - News, April 17, 2015
2Antibiotic resistance risk for coastal water usersUniversity of Exeter Medical School, April 17, 2015
3Only half of chronic cough patients receive a diagnosisEuropean Respiratory Society News, April 17, 2015
4Some atrial fibrillation patients receive unnecessary blood thinnersUCSF News, April 17, 2015
5How deep-brain stimulation reshapes neural circuits in Parkinson's diseaseUCSF News, April 17, 2015
6New treatment for common digestive condition Barrett's OesophagusUniversity of Warwick Health and Medicine News, April 17, 2015
7New research sheds light on how popular probiotic benefits the gutUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine News, April 17, 2015
8USC researcher plucks hair to grow hairKeck School of Medicine of USC - Research News, April 17, 2015
9Abington study examines heat-related illness and hyperthermia in elderlyPennsylvania State University Health and Medicine News, April 17, 2015
10Puerto Rico has lower rates of new cases of lung and breast cancer than the rest of USCDC, April 17, 2015

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Sleep duration linked to lung cancer risk

As reported in BMC Public Health, men (age range, 42-60 years) who slept < 7 h/night or > 8 h/night are at increased risk for lung cancer. Specifically, amongst current smokers, the HR for lung cancer in men who slept < 6.5 h/night or > 8 h/night was 2.23 and 2.09, respectively. It is thought that melatonin excretion and/or low-grade inflammation account for this observation.

Relationship benefit in women with IHD

As reported in Clinical Infectious Diseases, HIV-infected patients are at increased risk for non-Hodgkin‘s lymphoma (NHL). Of 6036 patients with 21607 person-years of follow-up, there were 37 incident cases of NHL. Compared to patients with ≤ 50 copies/mL, patients with 51-500 and > 500 copies/mL had HRs of 1.66 and 2.39 for NHL, respectively.

Soluble TNF receptor II increased in MS patients

As reported in the Journal of Neuroimmunology, soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor II levels are increased in patients with untreated multiple sclerosis (n-161) compared to healthy controls (n=46), and the levels increased over a 2-year follow-up, but were not associated with the severity of disability.

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