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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.

Episodes

  • NEJM This Week - February 14, 2019

    Feb 13 2019

    Featuring articles on trastuzumab emtansine in residual breast cancer, e-cigarettes vs. nicotine-replacement therapy, outpatient MRSA decolonization, Notch and liver fibrosis, and divided we fall; a review article on aspiration pneumonia; a case report of a woman with delusional thinking and paresthesia; and Perspective articles on Brazil's fight against hepatitis C, on Australia's approach to hepatitis C, on reducing unfair out-of-network billing, and on developing drugs for high-risk early bre...more

  • NEJM This Week - February 7, 2019

    Feb 06 2019

    Featuring articles on omadacycline for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and for skin infections, sacubitril-valsartan in acute decompensated heart failure, and RNA interference for acute intermittent porphyria; review articles on depression in the primary care setting and on organoids; a Clinical Problem-Solving describing the devil in the details; and Perspective articles on metatarsals, meaning, and medicine; on protecting payments for primary care; on risk compensation and clinical deci...more

  • NEJM This Week - January 31, 2019

    Jan 30 2019

    Featuring articles on antibiotic treatment for endocarditis and for osteomyelitis, bilateral vs. single internal-thoracic-artery grafts for CABG, intravenous iron in patients undergoing hemodialysis, and PARP inhibitors and Parkinson's disease; a review article on neural control of hunger, thirst, and salt intake; a case report of a man with abdominal pain and hematochezia; and Perspective articles on #ThisIsOurLane, on rehabbed to death, on exempting ACOs from the Stark law, and on resistance a...more

  • NEJM This Week - January 24, 2019

    Jan 23 2019

    Featuring articles on the effect of levodopa on the progression of Parkinson's disease, endometrial scratching in women undergoing IVF, caplacizumab plus plasma exchange in TTP, dapagliflozin in patients with diabetes, and the separation of craniopagus twins; a review article on opioid tolerance in critical illness; a case report of a woman with fever, headache, and progressive encephalopathy; and Perspective articles on physician loneliness, on nudges, and on when a patient dies by suicide. ...more

  • NEJM This Week - January 17, 2019

    Jan 16 2019

    Featuring articles on tafenoquine for radical cure of Plasmodium vivax, platelet transfusion thresholds in neonates, mandatory bundled payments for joint replacement, CAR T cells and solid tumors, and the spy who came in with a cold; a review article on the imperative for climate action to protect health; a case report of a man with rash, abdominal pain, and lymphadenopathy; and Perspective articles on the structural violence of hyperincarceration, on climate change, and on better words for bett...more

  • NEJM This Week - January 10, 2019

    Jan 09 2019

    Featuring articles on hydroxyurea in African children with sickle cell disease, endoscopic or open vein-graft harvesting for CABG, the diagnostic utility of exome sequencing in kidney disease, hybrid minimally invasive surgery for esophageal cancer, and plerixafor in the WHIM Syndrome; a review article on the risk of myocardial infarction after acute infection; a case report of a veteran with multiple somatic symptoms; and Perspective articles on disease and famine as weapons of war in Yemen, o...more