NEJM This Week — Audio Summaries

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Weekly Audio Summary RSS feed. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.


  • NEJM This Week — February 20, 2020

    Feb 19 2020

    Featuring articles on the role of vitamin E acetate in EVALI, interleukin-31 receptor blockade in prurigo nodularis, a community-based treatment of hypertension in rural Asia, a novel coronavirus in China, vaping syndromic surveillance, and responding to unprofessional behavior by trainees; a review article on the prevention of falls in the elderly; a case report of a woman with hyperglycemia; and Perspective articles on the EVALI and youth vaping epidemics, on the novel coronavirus, and on when...more

  • NEJM This Week — February 13, 2020

    Feb 12 2020

    Featuring articles on HER2 blockade for metastatic breast cancer, plasma exchange and glucocorticoids for vasculitis, listeriosis from processed meat in South Africa, the magic of randomization, and three ways to break his heart; a review article on milk and health; a case report of an infant with a fall; and Perspective articles on the climate crisis and clinical practice, on modernizing scope-of-practice regulations, and on suboptimization.

  • NEJM This Week — February 6, 2020

    Feb 05 2020

    Featuring articles on lung-cancer screening in the NELSON trial, ribociclib and fulvestrant in metastatic breast cancer, vitamin D in pregnancy and asthma, treatment thresholds for neonatal hypoglycemia, and CAR-NK cells in anti-CD19 lymphoid tumors; a review article on placebo and nocebo effects; a Clinical Problem-Solving describing a rapid change in pressure; and Perspective articles on altruism in Extremis, on abuses of FDA regulatory procedures, and on joining forces against delirium. ...more

  • NEJM This Week — January 30, 2020

    Jan 29 2020

    Featuring articles on watching or treating pneumothorax, soluble urokinase receptor and acute kidney injury, H. pylori treatment in familial gastric cancer, NOS2 deficiency and lethal CMV infection, the rewards of successful drug development, and a new tool for correcting mutations; a review article on hormone therapy for postmenopausal women; a case report of a woman with seizure disorder and wide-complex tachycardia; and Perspective articles on the neglected hospital, on whether Obamacare is r...more

  • NEJM This Week — January 23, 2020

    Jan 22 2020

    Featuring articles on the meningococcal group B vaccine, elagolix for fibroid-associated bleeding, and teprotumumab for thyroid eye disease; a review article on treating hypertension in COPD; a case report of a man with weight loss, diarrhea, and abdominal pain; and Perspective articles on advancing safety and equity together, on updating Medicare’s valuation of procedures, and on healing as a servant instead of a prophet.

  • NEJM This Week — January 16, 2020

    Jan 15 2020

    Featuring articles on anifrolumab for systemic lupus erythematosus, difelikefalin in hemodialysis patients with pruritus, a trial of erythropoietin in preterm infants, lowering lipoprotein(a), tamping down interferon signaling, and beta-blockers and tetralogy of Fallot; a review article on suicide; a case report of a man with fever and respiratory failure; and Perspective articles on dialogic praxis, on sounding the alarm on climate change, and on treating addiction as a terminal disease. ...more