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Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows

7:00 PM EST. Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted By Dennis Thompson
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Heterogeneous Association for Alcohol, CVD Presentation

7:00 PM EST. Non-drinking linked to increased risks of unstable angina, MI, heart failure, ischemic stroke, PAD,…

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

February 2017 Briefing - Pharmacy

March 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarEbola Outbreak Highlights Struggle for Science in Africa and Inequalities in Global Health Research

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.. This article was first published on The Huffington Post by Dr. Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Republished on Doctors Lounge with permission.

Dr. A. De la Guerra's avatarBevacizumab for breast cancer: FDA grants a stay of execution

Author: Dr. A. De la Guerra. The Food and Drug Administration has after repeated delays proposed removing metastatic breast cancer as an indication from the Avastin label. The proposal is being contested by Roche/Genentech, the drug’s maker. In this article we review the evidence for and against this decision.

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarAutomated blood-cell analyzers. Can you count on them to count well?

Author: M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

For a non-hematologist like me, what was striking at the very outset while beginning to learn about cell counting, was the remarkable way in which techniques of cell counting (hematology)  and particle counting (physics)  have complemented and contributed to each other. It is indeed interesting…


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Aortic aneurysm

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulge in the wall of the aorta. Enlargement of the aorta may be only mild in degree and termed "ectasia." In general,…

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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