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Case 21-2010 -- A Request for Retrieval of Oocytes from a 36-Year-Old Woman with Anoxic Brain Injury

Mié, 07/14/2010 - 20:55
A 36-year-old woman had severe anoxic brain damage due to a pulmonary embolus during a long airplane flight. She was admitted to the neurology intensive care unit but remained in a coma despite maximal medical therapy. On the ninth day, the family decided to institute comfort measures only. Later, they requested that maximal therapy be resumed, to permit consideration of oocyte retrieval for the purpose of posthumous conception of future offspring. A management decision was made.

Rituximab in ANCA-Associated Disease

Mié, 07/14/2010 - 20:55

Antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCAs) are serologic markers of small-vessel vasculitides, including microscopic polyangiitis, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granulomatosis), and the Churg-Strauss syndrome.1 Since the discovery of ANCAs more than two ...

Reduction in Risk of Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy

Mié, 07/14/2010 - 20:55

The Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00000620) was designed primarily to study the effects of intensive glycemic control on cardiovascular events in persons with ...

Drug Management of Obesity -- Efficacy versus Safety

Mié, 07/14/2010 - 20:55

The history of pharmacologic treatment of obesity is characterized by repetition: most drugs that have achieved regulatory approval and reached the markets have subsequently been withdrawn owing to postmarketing discovery ...

Metabolism and Vascular Fatty Acid Transport

Mié, 07/14/2010 - 20:55
The transport of lipids into tissues with an elevated rate of cellular metabolism (e.g., skeletal muscle, heart and brown adipose tissue) partly depends on vascular endothelial growth factor B.

The Renaissance in HIV Vaccine Development -- Future Directions

Mié, 07/14/2010 - 20:55
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Facing the Wild West of Health Care Reform -- Donald Berwick, Pioneer

Mié, 07/14/2010 - 20:55
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Disclosing Industry Relationships -- Toward an Improved Federal Research Policy

Mié, 07/14/2010 - 20:54
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Finding My Way to Electronic Health Records

Mar, 07/13/2010 - 13:52
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The "Meaningful Use" Regulation for Electronic Health Records

Mar, 07/13/2010 - 13:52
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The SGR for Physician Payment -- An Indispensable Abomination

Mié, 07/07/2010 - 20:48
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Genetic Ancestry in Lung-Function Predictions

Mié, 07/07/2010 - 20:47

Background Self-identified race or ethnic group is used to determine normal reference standards in the prediction of pulmonary function. We conducted a study to determine whether the genetically determined percentage ...

Don't Mess with the DSMB

Mié, 07/07/2010 - 20:47
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"Race Correction" in Pulmonary-Function Testing

Mié, 07/07/2010 - 20:46
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Bracing for the Impact of Expanded Second Amendment Rights

Jue, 07/01/2010 - 14:50
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Private-Party Gun Sales, Regulation, and Public Safety

Mié, 06/30/2010 - 21:09
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The ACA's New Weapons against Health Care Fraud

Mié, 06/30/2010 - 21:08
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Effectiveness of Sensor-Augmented Insulin-Pump Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes

Mar, 06/29/2010 - 11:55

Background Recently developed technologies for the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus include a variety of pumps and pumps with glucose sensors.

Methods In this 1-year, multicenter, randomized, controlled trial, ...

Continuous Glucose Monitoring -- Coming of Age

Mar, 06/29/2010 - 11:55
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A School-Based Intervention for Diabetes Risk Reduction

Dom, 06/27/2010 - 20:10

Background We examined the effects of a multicomponent, school-based program addressing risk factors for diabetes among children whose race or ethnic group and socioeconomic status placed them at high risk ...