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Annals supplement highlights important new evidence readers ‘may have missed’ in 2023

A new supplement published in Annals of Internal Medicine highlights important new evidence published in 2023 that readers may have missed.
9-Apr-2024 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Salt substitution associated with lower risk for all-cause, cardiovascular mortality

A systematic review of 16 randomized controlled trials found that the use of a salt substitute in food preparation was associated with a lower risk for both all-cause and cardiovascular mortality. The analysis is published in Annals of Internal...
2-Apr-2024 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Resistance training no better than neuromuscular exercise in persons with hip osteoarthritis 

A study of persons with hip osteoarthritis (OA) found no difference between progressive resistance training (PRT) and neuromuscular exercise (NEMEX) for improving functional performance, hip pain, or hip-related quality of life. The study is...
2-Apr-2024 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Physicians debate best management strategy for patient at risk for HIV exposure

In a new Annals ‘Beyond the Guidelines’ feature, two physicians experienced in HIV antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) debate how best to identify those patients who might benefit from PrEP, how to decide what regimen to use, and how...
2-Apr-2024 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Data shows medical marijuana use decreased in states where recreational use became legal 

The most up-to-date data on registered medical cannabis use found that enrollment in medical cannabis programs increased overall between 2016 and 2022, but enrollment in states where nonmedical use of cannabis became legal saw a decrease in...
2-Apr-2024 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Even lower levels of albuminuria associated with increased risk for CKD progression and kidney failure

A study of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) found substantial excess risk for CKD progression and kidney failure as albuminuria (protein in the urine) increased even at levels below 30 mg/g.
27-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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More than 18,000 excess TB cases in the U.S. attributable to structural racism

A robust analysis of national tuberculosis (TB) surveillance data found continuing, persistent disparities in TB incidence among U.S.-born racial and ethnic minorities, despite an overall decrease in cases observed during the analysis period.
27-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Prediction model for SMM or worse may be used to defer bone marrow sampling in persons with MGUS

Using a trial of persons with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), researchers developed a prediction model that accurately predicts the presence of 10 percent or more bone marrow plasma cells (BMPC) and therefore a diagnosis...
27-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Commentary: Newest vaccination recommendations provide more protection against RSV

5-Sep-2023 2:00 PM EDT

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Does this patient need an antibiotic? Imaging? Physicians discuss diagnosis and treatment strategy for patient with diverticulitis

In a new Annals ‘Beyond the Guidelines’ feature, two gastroenterologists with expertise in acute diverticulitis debate CT scanning for diagnosis, antibiotics for treatment, colonoscopy to screen for underlying malignancy, and elective surgery to...
6-Jun-2023 2:00 PM EDT

Physician “gun lover” offers suggestions for safer Second Amendment

Michael Rose, MD, MPH, is a proud gun owner, hunter, and native North Dakotan who practices medicine in the heart of Baltimore. Dr. Rose understands how his personal and professional lives may seem at odds with one another. But in a new personal...
23-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT

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