Category Archives: Conditions and Diseases

Check Up: So far, very little flu


CDC Director Gerberding Gives Green Light to Gardasil then Goes to Work for Merck (g1a2d0049c1) (Photo credit: watchingfrogsboil) Check Up: So far, very little flu HEALTH   Menu labeling Healthy Kids: HPV vaccine not just for girls Meet Hubo the Robot  … Continue reading

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Effect of Aspirin on Vascular and Nonvascular Outcomes Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials


Image via WikipediaEffect of Aspirin on Vascular and Nonvascular Outcomes Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Sreenivasa Rao Kondapally Seshasai, MD, MPhil; Shanelle Wijesuriya, MA, MBBChir; Rupa Sivakumaran, MA, MBBChir; Sarah Nethercott, MA, MBBChir;Sebhat Erqou, MD, PhD; Naveed Sattar, MD, PhD; Kausik K. Ray, MD  Arch … Continue reading

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Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.


Kaptchuk TJ, Kelley JM, Conboy LA, Davis RB, Kerr CE, Jacobson EE et al. Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. BMJ 2008; 336: 999-1003.  R   TC   PDF Introducción Se han descritos 3 componentes en el efecto … Continue reading

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Occult papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. A "normal" finding in Finland. A systematic autopsy study.


Image via Wikipedia Cancer. 1985 Aug 1;56(3):531-8. Occult papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. A “normal” finding in Finland. A systematic autopsy study. Harach HR, Franssila KO, Wasenius VM. Abstract The thyroids from 101 consecutive autopsies from Finland were subserially sectioned at 2- to … Continue reading

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14-12-2011 La enfermedad arterial periférica es una manifestación común de la aterosclerosis cuya prevalencia aumenta con la edad (12% en la población general, alcanzando el 20% en mayores de 70 años) y la presencia de factores de riesgo cardiovascular. El … Continue reading

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10-year stroke prevention after successful carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic stenosis


Halliday A, Harrison M, Hayter E, Kong X, Mansfield A, Marro J et al on behalf of the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial (ACST) Collaborative Group. 10-year stroke prevention after successful carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic stenosis (ACST-1): a multicentre randomised trial. Lancet 2010; … Continue reading

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Estimating treatment effects for individual patients based on the results of randomised clinical trials


BMJ 2011; 343:d5888 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d5888 (Published 3 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011; 343:d5888 Research Estimating treatment effects for individual patients based on the results of randomised clinical trials OPEN ACCESS Johannes A N Dorresteijn, epidemiologist and medical doctor1, Frank L J Visseren, professor of vascular … Continue reading

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Critical Moments — Doctors and Patients


Lenore M. Buckley, M.D., M.P.H. N Engl J Med 2011; 365:1270-1271October 6, 2011 I lost myself in the very properties of [my patients'] minds, for the moment at least, I actually became them . . . so that when I detached myself … Continue reading

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Vacunación antigripal en el otoño boreal


Juan Gérvas, claro como siempre, repitiendo lo inútil de esta vacuna. No ahora, sino desde siempre. Veamos cuando hagan una que sirva, y dure toda la vida, y no sólo un año. Seguramente nuestro desarrollo tecnológico lo puede hacer, pero … Continue reading

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I just want permission to be ill’: towards a sociology of medically unexplained symptoms


Image via Wikipedia Soc Sci Med. 2006 Mar;62(5):1167-78. Epub 2005 Aug 30. ‘I just want permission to be ill’: towards a sociology of medically unexplained symptoms. Nettleton S. Source University of York, York, UK. sjn2@york.ac.uk Abstract A significant proportion of symptoms … Continue reading

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SIAP 2011: Cancer de mama


Cancer Mama Cat Resum ASPB 0711http://www.scribd.com/embeds/67162907/content?start_page=1&view_mode=list&access_key=key-2a2imf78s1vhp2jskn8(function() { var scribd = document.createElement(“script”); scribd.type = “text/javascript”; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = “http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js”; var s = document.getElementsByTagName(“script”)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })(); Related articles Cervical Cancer and DES Exposure (everydayhealth.com) http://feeds.feedburner.com/MedicinaGeneralYFamiliar

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Osteoporosis: Las guías de la discordia


Las guías de la discordiaMaria Valerio. El Mundo (España) 12/11/2010http://tinyurl.com/Mac-guia-osteoUn documento de consenso avalado por el Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo y la Generalitat de Cataluña sobre el tratamiento de la osteoporosis ha desatado la polémica en la Red. Algunos … Continue reading

Posted in climaterio, Conditions and Diseases, Guias Clinicas, Health, menopausia, Musculoskeletal Disorders, osteoporosis, Rafael Bravo Toledo | Leave a comment

Designing a Smarter Patient


Source: Wall Street Journal – Via Juan Gérvas (list of Seminario Internacional de Atención Primaria: Prevención Cuaternaria) . Barcelona. Octubre 2011 By JEROME GROOPMAN and PAMELA HARTZBAND Edel Rodriguez When given clearer information, patients weigh risks and benefits differently from their doctors. “I’m … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Screening


By Graham McMahon The latest article in our Clinical Practice series reviews current recommendations for breast-cancer screening and thesupporting evidence, including the controversy regarding mammographic screening of women in their 40s. Worldwide, breast cancer is now the most common cancer diagnosed in women … Continue reading

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Who defends lilly and novonordisk diabetes meds


Source: Pharmalot  Ed Silverman The scene at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes being held in Lisbon this week has included a heated debate over the extent to which a particular type of diabetes medicine called GLP-1 therapies … Continue reading

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A cure for the disease of hate


Image via Wikipedia BMJ 2011; 343:d5715 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d5715 (Published 14 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011; 343:d5715 Views & Reviews Review of the Week A cure for the disease of hate Iain McClure, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh imcclure@nhs.net A … Continue reading

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Enfermedad Celiaca en niños y adolescentes


Image via Wikipedia Autores: Polanco Allué I1 1Servicio de Gastroenterología y Nutrición. Hospital Infantil Universitario La Paz. Madrid (España). Correspondencia: Isabel Polanco Allué. Correo electrónico: ipolanco.hulp@salud.madrid.org Palabras clave: biopsia; enfermedad celíaca: diagnóstico; anticuerpos: uso diagnóstico Keywords: biospy; celiac diseases: diagnosis; autoantibodies: diagnostic use Fecha de recepción: 26/08/2011   Fecha de aceptación: 27/08/2011   Fecha … Continue reading

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Medicamentos: cura o dependencia de por vida ?


Nothing new here, but can you imagine a flu vaccine for the whole life ? Is it possibley is not good for bussines. Can you imagine an Health Pandemia ? Oh my god, no more patients in my visit ? … Continue reading

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Azithromycin for Prevention of COPD Exacerbations


Azithromycin for Prevention of COPD Exacerbations by Daniela Lamas Summer’s coming to a close and the patient sitting in your office is worried.  A bad cough and wheeze sent him to the hospital for three days last winter, and he feels like … Continue reading

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Ante la incorporación de la vacuna HPV como obligatoria en Argentina


Image via Wikipedia Ante la incorporación de la vacuna HPV como obligatoria en Argentina Gérvas J. La incierta prevención del cáncer de cuello de útero con la vacuna contra el virus del papiloma humano. Rev Port Clín Geral. 2007;23: 547-55 … Continue reading

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Effect of early intensive multifactorial therapy on 5-year cardiovascular outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes detected by screening (ADDITION-Europe): a cluster-randomised trial


                          Image via WikipediaGriffin SJ, Borch-Johnsen K, Davies MJ, et al. Effect of early intensive multifactorial therapy on 5-year cardiovascular outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes detected by screening … Continue reading

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Putting research into primary care practice


BMJ 2011; 343:d3922 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d3922 (Published 5 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011; 343:d3922 Editorial Putting research into primary care practice Frede Olesen, professor 1Research Unit for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 2, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark fo@alm.au.dk The European initiative … Continue reading

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Comparison of the once-daily levofloxacin-containing triple therapy with the twice-daily standard triple therapy for first-line Helicobacter pylori eradication: a prospective randomised study


Image via Wikipedia Chen LW, Chien RN, Chang JJ, et al. Comparison of the once-daily levofloxacin-containing triple therapy with the twice-daily standard triple therapy for first-line Helicobacter pylori eradication: a prospective randomised study. Int J Clin Pract. 2010 Oct;64(11):1530-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-1241.2010.02482.x. (Original) PMID: 20846200 … Continue reading

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Antitrypanosomal Therapy for Chronic Chagas’ Disease


Image via Wikipedia Antitrypanosomal Therapy for Chronic Chagas’ Disease Caryn Bern, M.D., M.P.H. N Engl J Med 2011; 364:June 30, 2011 Article References This Journal feature begins with a case vignette that includes a therapeutic recommendation. A discussion of the clinical problem … Continue reading

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Lactobacillus GG in the Prevention of Nosocomial Gastrointestinal and Respiratory Tract Infections


Image via Wikipedia Published online April 19, 2010PEDIATRICS Vol. 125 No. 5 May 1, 2010 pp. e1171 -e1177 (doi: 10.1542/peds.2009-2568) » AbstractFree Full TextFree Full Text (PDF)Free Iva Hojsak, MDa,  Slaven Abdović, MDa,  Hania Szajewska, MDb, Milan Milošević, MDc,  Željko Krznarić, MD, PhDd,  Sanja Kolaček, MD, PhDa … Continue reading

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New drugs for prostate cancer


Image via CrunchBase By ANDREW POLLACK Published: June 27, 2011 Enlarge This Image A group of new drugs is promising to prolong the lives and relieve the symptoms of men with advanced prostate cancer, but could also add billions of dollars to … Continue reading

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Statins, Diabetes, and Attacking a Meta-Analysis


Image via Wikipedia Source: Evidence Based Medicine I’m a little late reading the June 19th 2010 Lancet, but was intrigued to find letters in response to the meta-analysis by Sattar et al. looking at whether statin therapy increases the risk … Continue reading

Posted in Blood sugar, Cholesterol, Conditions and Diseases, EBM, Endocrine Disorders, Health, JAMA, Meta-analysis, metanalysis, NEJM, Randomized controlled trial, Statin, The New England Journal of Medicine | Leave a comment

El cribado del cancer de prostata no se asocia a una disminucion de la mortalidad


                              Image via WikipediaConcato J, Wells CK, Horwitz RI, Penson D, Fincke G, Berlowitz DR, et al. The Effectiveness of Screening for Prostate Cancer: A Nested … Continue reading

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Does this child have a urinary tract infection?


                                  Image via Wikipedia JAMA. 2007 Dec 26;298(24):2895-904. Shaikh N, Morone NE, Lopez J, Chianese J, Sangvai S, D’Amico F, Hoberman A, Wald ER. Source Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School … Continue reading

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¿Hay que perseguir cifras más bajas de PA en los pacientes con enfermedad renal crónica?


Image via Wikipedia ¿Hay que perseguir cifras más bajas de PA en los pacientes con enfermedad renal crónica? Upadhyay A, Earley A, Haynes SM, Uhlig K. Systematic Review: Blood Pressure Target in Chronic Kidney Disease and Proteinuria as an Effect … Continue reading

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