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For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead

1:00 PM EST. Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises Read article

JOURNAL UPDATE

Cyberattacks Remain Serious Threat to Health Providers

8:00 PM EST. Processes, technology should be boosted against cyberthreats, which are becoming more sophisticated

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

January 2017 Briefing - Dermatology

February 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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M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarUse of Balloon and Balloon-like devices in Medicine

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

I recently came across a very interesting article listing the many extended uses of the Foley’s catheter in plastic surgery [1]. This article prompted me to attempt to compile information on the various ways in which Balloon catheters and other devices based on the balloon principle have been used…


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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Erysipelas

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Erysipelas is an infection of the skin by streptococci. The infection is subcutaneous and is more superficial than cellulitis and hence well demarcated.

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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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