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 — November 14, 2019

    Nov 13 2019

    Featuring articles on a phase 3 trial of a new smallpox vaccine, detecting atrial fibrillation with the Apple Watch, apremilast for oral ulcers in Behçet’s syndrome, surgical cytoreduction of recurrent ovarian cancer, and a 10-year update on ClinicalTrials.gov; a review article on acute upper airway obstruction; a case report of a man with pancytopenia and rash; and Perspective articles on learning from the dead, on modernizing the FDA’s 510(k) pathway, and on a last song.

  • NEJM This Week — November 7, 2019

    Nov 06 2019

    Featuring articles on neurodegenerative disease in former soccer players; triple treatment for cystic fibrosis heterozygotes; PCI or CABG for left main coronary disease; ventilator-associated pneumonia after cardiac arrest; mediators of insulin resistance; and health, social reform, and medical schools; a review article on acute severe hypertension; a Clinical Problem-Solving that describes double trouble; and Perspective articles on the U.S. insulin crisis, on whether emergency holds would redu...more

  • NEJM This Week — October 31, 2019

    Oct 30 2019

    Featuring articles on closed-loop control in type 1 diabetes, nintedanib in progressive interstitial lung disease, gilteritinib in relapsed or refractory FLT3-mutated AML, and mistreatment and burnout among surgical residents; a review article on schizophrenia; a case report of a boy with jaundice; and Perspective articles on medicine and the mind, on enabling healthful aging for all, on Tennessee’s opening bid for a Medicaid block grant, and on the long echo of gun violence.

  • NEJM This Week — October 24, 2019

    Oct 23 2019

    Featuring articles on sacubitril–valsartan in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, genotype-guided use of P2Y12 inhibitors in primary PCI, signaling pathway inhibition in colorectal cancer, timely development of a mutation-specific drug, and modeling the placenta; a review article on hereditary thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura; a case report of a woman with cardiopulmonary arrest during cesarean section; and Perspective articles on medical deferred action, on goal-concordant care, ...more

  • NEJM This Week — October 17, 2019

    Oct 16 2019

    Featuring articles on medical vs. surgical treatment for refractory heartburn, prasugrel or ticagrelor in acute coronary syndromes, long-term outcomes of immunotherapy in melanoma, statins from childhood in familial hypercholesterolemia, and preexisting conditions; a review article on lipid management for the prevention of cardiovascular disease; a case report of a woman with rapidly progressive ataxia; and Perspective articles on democratizing evidence production, on the cost of applying to med...more

  • NEJM This Week — October 10, 2019

    Oct 09 2019

    Featuring articles on complete or culprit-lesion-only PCI for myocardial infarction, risk factors for macular telangiectasia, two speeds of increasing milk feeding volumes, testis tissue transplantation, and an algorithm-aided prediction of patient preferences; a review article on Zika virus infection; a case report of a woman with headache and somnolence; and Perspective articles on proposals to redesign Medicare Part D, on Medicare drug-price negotiation, on talking about toxicity, and on the ...more