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Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?

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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 - Rheumatology

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


FEATURED ARTICLES

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarWrong-Site, Wrong-Procedure, and Wrong-Patient Surgery

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

The operating room is where, without doubt, many lives are saved and a multitude of destinies are altered. However, in today’s rapidly changing world, the number and complexity of surgical procedures are increasing dramatically. So is the number of surgical sub-specialties. The operating lists in…

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarMassive Recall of Tylenol in USA, UAE and Fiji

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

Johnson and Johnson is extending the voluntary recall of certain lots of OTC products in the Americas, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Fiji. This includes Tylenol, Motrin and St. Joseph’s aspirin.


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.



MEDICAL FOCUS

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

Spondylosis

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Spondylosis is a chronic degenerative disease of the intervertebral discs associated with reactive changes in adjacent vertebral bodies.

DISCUSSION

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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