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Featuring articles on a monoclonal antibody to prevent malaria infection, monoclonal antibody therapy in Parkinson’s disease, and dulaglutide in youths with type 2 diabetes; a review article on spina bifida; a Clinical Problem-Solving on diagnostic aspirations; and Perspective articles on building a national public health system in the U.S., on a p…
 
A VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS INTERVIEW IS AVAILABLE HERE. THE USUAL AUDIO FILE IS AVAILABLE BELOW Steven Cummings has co-written a take-no-prisoners editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine. The topic? Vitamin D supplements. The conclusion? “…providers should stop screening for 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels or recommending vitamin D supplements, …
 
In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine the latest recommendation statement on the use of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). We are joined by Michael Barry, who is Director of the Informed Medical Decisions Program in the Health Decision Sciences Center at...…
 
Featuring articles on supplemental vitamin D and incident fractures, brentuximab vedotin in advanced Hodgkin’s lymphoma, litifilimab for cutaneous lupus erythematosus, genetic protection against liver disease, and on lawmakers v. the scientific realities of human reproduction; a review article on tobacco addiction; a case report of a man with hypog…
 
In this episode of Curbside Consults, we are joined by Dr. Clyde Yancy, Chief of Cardiology at the Feinberg School of Medicine, past chair of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Heart Failure Guidelines Committee, and a senior member of the committee that authored the new 2022 Guideline for the Management of...…
 
A VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS ROUNDTABLE IS AVAILABLE CLICK HERE. THE USUAL AUDIO FILE IS AVAILABLE BELOW Your host is old enough to remember when hospital corridors featured physicians with little black bags, scurrying around to see their patients. That’s no longer true, of course. Most of the physicians seen in those corridors these days are white-co…
 
Featuring articles on tirzepatide for weight loss in adults with obesity, pembrolizumab in triple-negative breast cancer, Covid-19 vaccination in children 5 to 11 years of age, and gene therapy for hemophilia B; a review article on obesity in pregnancy; a case report of a woman with cavitary lung lesions; and Perspective articles on communicating s…
 
CREST-2’s results are probably more than a year away. In the meantime, what to do about diagnosed severe (but asymptomatic) carotid stenosis? Recent results suggest that medical management compares favorably with the surgical approach. In this edition, we address the question with a conversation between Dr. Allan Brett, NEJM Journal Watch‘s editor-…
 
Featuring articles on trastuzumab deruxtecan in HER2-low breast cancer, effects of previous infection and vaccination on symptomatic omicron infections, and a report on porcine-to-human cardiac transplantation; review articles on pulmonary embolism and on the vaccine-hesitant moment; a Clinical Problem-Solving on the young and the breathless; and P…
 
Locally advanced rectal cancer usually receives a three-part treatment: chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy and then surgery. In a small-cohort study presented at this year’s ASCO conference researchers used a PD-1 inhibitor — dostarlimab — every three weeks for 6 months against the disease. All patients had mismatch repair deficient tumors. No o…
 
In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on the treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). We are joined by Dr. Kimberly Workowski, a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory, and one of the guideline authors.…
 
Featuring articles on restricted intravenous fluid in septic shock, an oncolytic virus for pediatric pontine glioma, ibrutinib for untreated mantle-cell lymphoma, and on the potency of a KRAS silent variant; a review article on mantle-cell lymphoma; a case report of a man with vision changes; and Perspective articles on nineteen days in America, on…
 
Patients with metastatic breast cancer whose tumors express low levels of HER2 are generally classified and treated as having HER2-negative disease. However, Dr. Shanu Modi of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a group of international collaborators explored the use of a monoclonal antibody–drug conjugate (trastuzumab–deruxtecan) in pat…
 
Featuring articles on PD-1 blockade in locally advanced rectal cancer, a vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus, a vitamin C infusion in adults with sepsis, and reducing administrative harm in medicine; a review article on Philadelphia chromosome–positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia; a case report of a woman with jaundice and chronic diarrhea…
 
Apnea testing is part of the protocol used to determine whether a patient is dead according to neurologic criteria. The question is, do clinicians need to obtain consent to proceed? In a fascinating 15-minute chat, two intensivists, Drs. Patricia Kritek and Robert Truog, discuss that question and another, larger one: what is death, anyway? Their ba…
 
Featuring articles on circulating tumor DNA and adjuvant therapy in colon cancer, the prevention of anal cancer, Chapare hemorrhagic fever in Bolivia, immune tolerance after sequential stem-cell and kidney transplantation, and potentiating the T cell; a review article on climate change, fossil-fuel pollution, and children’s health; a case report of…
 
In this episode of Curbside Consults, we discuss the intersection of climate change, health, and education with a group of residents and medical students who are leading initiatives to incorporate climate change into the curriculum at institutions across the country. We are joined by Dr. Jacob Fox, second year internal medicine resident at...…
 
As Editor-In-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Eric Rubin is an authority on medical publishing, but he didn’t always know this was the job he wanted. In this special episode of Curbside Consults, we explore the highlights and challenges of being a physician editor at a medical journal, and the path to determining if it’s the right …
 
Featuring articles on chronic traumatic encephalopathy in military personnel, a PDE4 inhibitor for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a monoclonal-antibody combination to prevent Covid-19, natural and hybrid immunity to SARS-CoV-2, and emerging technologies in health and medicine; a review article on the diagnosis and treatment of frostbite; a case rep…
 
In the early waves of the Covid-19 pandemic why did patients in unionized nursing homes, have a roughly 10% lower rate of mortality than those in non-unionized ones? A report in Health Affairs tries to sort out the possible reasons. Listen to our 13-minute interview, which raises the question: Should you send your patients to non-unionized faciliti…
 
In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine the latest guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Barrett’s esophagus by the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). We are joined by Dr. Nick Shaheen, a Professor of Medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UNC Chapel Hill, and one of the guideline authors.…
 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued its sixth set of guidelines on using daily aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease. The guidelines appeared in JAMA — whose editors asked our guest, Dr. Allan Brett, to write an editorial evaluation. This edition carries Brett’s advice on using the new guidelines in daily clinical practice. …
 
Saline or balanced crystalloids? The question of which resuscitation fluid to use in clinical practice seems to have been settled by recent research findings — or at least settled in favor of balanced crystalloids. But wait, our guests see slight differences that may affect your choice. Patricia Kritek practices critical care medicine at the Univer…
 
In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine the latest guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pediatric osteomyelitis by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). We are joined by Dr. Samir Shah, a Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Editor-in-Chief of...…
 
Spend 15 minutes with Dr. Natalia Shevchuk, whom we interviewed by candlelight last month. She is sheltering in the Odessa region now, having left the Donetsk area. This time, she relates how she lost a colleague in Russia’s attack on the Kramatorsk railway station and found another she’d feared lost in Mariupol. She told us that she’s impressed by…
 
During the American Academy of Neurology’s 2022 meeting in Seattle, Dr. Richard Lipton of Albert Einstein College of Medicine took questions from Dr. Teshamae Monteith (U. Miami) and Joe Elia. Lipton’s group sought to characterize the impact of patients’ monthly headache days on their quality of life, especially the role of depression, allodynia, a…
 
Dr. Natalia Shevchuk (pictured above) treats substance use disorders in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. Her face is candlelit because her town is under curfew, and people aren’t allowed to put on their room lights (if they have electricity) in the hours of darkness, lest Russian bombardments use the lights as guides. She talked with Dr. Ali Raja […] The …
 
Gastroesophageal reflux, or GERD, was the focus of a revised set of guidelines issued in January in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Given the frequency of that condition in primary care clinics, internist and NEJM Journal Watch editor-in-chief Allan Brett proposed a discussion about the practical application of these guidelines with David…
 
Some 85 years ago Guernica was bombed, and after that came Dresden, Coventry, Hiroshima, Bach Mai, and the rest. This episode of Clinical Conversations asks how it might be possible to help clinicians under bombardment in Ukraine. As you will hear, one hospital in Chernihiv keeps all but essential staff away from its buildings when […] The post Pod…
 
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