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1 Global burden of cancer attributable to high body-mass index in 2012: A population-based study The Lancet Oncology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Early versus on-demand nasoenteric tube feeding in acute pancreatitis New England Journal of Medicine, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

3 Long-term safety and efficacy of factor IX gene therapy in hemophilia B New England Journal of Medicine, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

4 Mechanical versus manual chest compression for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (PARAMEDIC): a pragmatic, cluster randomised controlled trial The Lancet, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 Standard versus atrial fibrillation-specific management strategy (SAFETY) to reduce recurrent admission and prolong survival: pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial The Lancet, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Ventriculitis caused by primary T-cell CNS lymphoma in an immunocompetent patient Journal of Clinical Oncology, November 26, 2014

7 Randomized controlled trial of a telephone-based peer-support program for women carrying a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation: Impact on psychological distress Journal of Clinical Oncology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Optimization of rituximab for the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (II): extended rituximab exposure time in the smarte-R-CHOP-14 trial of the German high-grade non-hodgkin lymphoma study group Journal of Clinical Oncology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Prediction of manifest Huntington's disease with clinical and imaging measures: a prospective observational study The Lancet Neurology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Addition of interleukin-6 inhibition with tocilizumab to standard graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis after allogeneic stem-cell transplantation: A phase 1/2 trial The Lancet Oncology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Changes in bone mineral density at 3 years in postmenopausal women receiving anastrozole and risedronate in the IBIS-II bone substudy: An international, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet Oncology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Personalised chemotherapy based on tumour marker decline in poor prognosis germ-cell tumours (GETUG 13): A phase 3, multicentre, randomised trial The Lancet Oncology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Fiber intake and risk of subsequent prostate cancer in Japanese men American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Dairy products, calcium, and prostate cancer risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Calcium and phosphorus intake and prostate cancer risk: A 24-y follow-up study American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Increased risk of first-ever stroke in younger patients with atrial fibrillation not recommended for antithrombotic therapy by current guidelines: A population-based study in an East Asian cohort of 22 million people Mayo Clinic Proceedings, November 26, 2014    Clinical Guideline    Clinical Article

17 Long-term outcome of globus pallidus internus deep brain stimulation in patients with Tourette Syndrome Mayo Clinic Proceedings, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

18 To which extent may the familial risk of rheumatoid arthritis be explained by established RA risk factors? Arthritis & Rheumatism, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Adipokine serum levels in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and their relation to clinical parameters and radiographic spinal progression Arthritis & Rheumatism, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

20 No excess risks in offspring with paternal preconception exposure to disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs Arthritis & Rheumatism, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

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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.

Hypoglycemia in hospitalized diabetics and increased mortality

As reported in Endocrine Practice, hospitalized diabetics with secondary hypoglycemia (n=46408) are at increased risk for mortality (OR=1.24), early readmission (OR=1.20), and increased length of stay (OR=1.24) compared to hospitalized diabetics without hypoglycemic episodes.

Fructosamine and glycated albumin predict incident diabetes

As reported in The Lancet, fructosamine and glycated albumin > 95th percentile predicted incident diabetes (HR=4.96 and 6.17, respectively) and retinopathy and chronic kidney disease among 958 and 11348 patients with and without diabetes, respectively, followed for 20 years.


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