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‘E coli’ and Food Safety: It’s a Jungle Out There

Have we made progress to reduce the risk for foodborne 'Escherichia coli' infection? Dr Balistreri d...

‘CaRROT’ system uses light to turn genes on or off

Researchers have created tools that would enable real-time activation of target genes in specific locations in the genome. This technology may help scientists to illuminate the gene function during di...

‘Mind-based’ intervention for IBS eases symptoms

In a non-drug clinical trial for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), patients with the most severe and persistent symptoms achieved robust and sustained relief by learning to control symptoms with minimal...

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Improving Adoption of EHRs in Psychiatric Car...

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Pharmacomechanical Therapy for Deep-Vein Thrombosis

May 4, 2018/7:28 am

To the Editor Regarding the recently published trial by Vedantham et al. (Dec. 7 issue),1 we wish to comment on the results that show an apparent lack of effectiveness of pharmacomechanical catheter-...

Improving Adoption of EHRs in Psychiatric Care

May 4, 2018/7:28 am

Electronic health records represent a key component of health care redesign. Their adoption in psychiatric care, however, lags far behind the rest of medicine — with implications for patients and pr...

Calciphylaxis

May 4, 2018/7:28 am

Disclosure forms provided by the authors are available with the full text of this article at NEJM.org. Dr. Nigwekar reports receiving grant support from Sanofi Aventis, Hope Pharmaceuticals, and All...

Follow-up of Patients with Clear-Cell Adenocarcinoma of the Vagina and Cervix

May 4, 2018/7:18 am

To the Editor: Women who had prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) are at increased risk for clear-cell adenocarcinoma of the vagina and cervix early in life.1 Previous studies have investiga...

Angiography with Sodium Bicarbonate and Acetylcysteine

May 4, 2018/7:18 am

To the Editor In the Prevention of Serious Adverse Events Following Angiography (PRESERVE) trial reported by Weisbord et al. (Feb. 15 issue),1 eligible patients who received intravenous 1.26% sodium ...

Clinical Assessment of Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Lower Limbs

May 4, 2018/7:18 am

Arterial disease of the lower limbs is often encountered in general and specialist practice. This video presents the systematic assessment of arterial perfusion of the lower limbs to prevent limb or t...

Oxybutynin for Hot Flashes Due to Androgen Deprivation in Men

May 4, 2018/7:18 am

To the Editor: Nonhormonal treatments used for menopausal hot flashes in women have generally been found to have limited efficacy against hot flashes induced by androgen deprivation for the treatment...

Questionable Admissions

May 4, 2018/7:18 am

“I’ve been coughing real bad, Doc,” the man told me. He couldn’t seem to stop. His green sputum was tinged with blood. His lungs crackled. Although his fever had briefly abated, he still shive...

Randomized Trial of Verubecestat for Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease

May 4, 2018/7:08 am

AbstractBackgroundAlzheimer’s disease is characterized by the deposition of amyloid-beta (Aβ) plaques in the brain. Aβ is produced from the sequential cleavage of amyloid precursor protein by β-s...

Pleural Disease

May 4, 2018/7:08 am

To the Editor With regard to the article by Feller-Kopman and Light (Feb. 22 issue),1 the distinction between spontaneous pneumothorax that occurs in apparently healthy persons and pneumothorax cause...