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Best Ways to Steer Clear of the Flu

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JOURNAL UPDATE

Obesity Underrepresented in Medical Licensing Exams

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MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

December 2016 Briefing - Infectious Disease

January 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.

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…

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarRituximab drastically reduces efficacy of H1N1 vaccine in rheumatoid patients

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D..

Influenza vaccine not adversely affected by RA drug methotrexate.



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Dengue fever

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Dengue hemorrhagic fever is caused by dengue virus (a flavivirus) which is transmitted by a mosquito (A. aegypti).

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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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