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Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research

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AAP: No Fruit Juice for Infants in First Year of Life

12:00 PM EST. AAP also advises limits for older children, eliminating sippy cups as vehicles for juice

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

April 2017 Briefing - Pharmacy

May 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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Elizabeth M. Swisher, MD's avatarCharacterization of patients with ovarian carcinoma who respond to the PARP inhibitor rucaparib

Elizabeth M. Swisher, MD. Dr. Elizabeth M. Swisher comments on the implications of new data from the ARIEL2 trial, an ongoing Phase 2 trial of the novel PARP inhibitor rucaparib in relapsed, high-grade serous or endometrioid ovarian cancer. The new results offer an important insight into the genetic mechanisms behind tumor sensitivity…

Bert Vogelstein, MD's avatarBert Vogelstein explains cancer and the unavoidable replicative mutations

Bert Vogelstein, MD. Investigators at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore used complex mathematical modeling to track mutations driving abnormal cell growth for 32 types of cancer. From their calculations, the researchers believe that the bulk of cancers are caused by random DNA copying errors (replicative mutations).…

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

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.


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Arthrocentesis (synovial fluid analysis)

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Arthrocentesis, with subsequent synovial fluid analysis, is used to determine the cause of arthritis in all cases presenting with joint effusion or…

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Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.'s avatar

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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