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Eye Problems May Be Tied to Zika, Lab Study Suggests

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JOURNAL UPDATE

Two-Dose HPV Vaccine Effective Against Genital Warts

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MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

April 2017 Briefing - Infectious Disease

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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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.

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

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

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D..

Influenza vaccine not adversely affected by RA drug methotrexate.



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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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