Category Archives: United States

CDC: 2011-2012 Flu Season


2011-2012 Flu Season This page provides information about the 2011-2012 influenza season, including information about the season’s vaccines, vaccination recommendations and disease activity. Vaccine Information Statement: Seasonal Shot  [69 KB, 2 pages] Vaccine Information Statement: Seasonal Nasal Spray  [112 KB, 2 pages] … Continue reading

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Atlheltes with marked ECG repolarizacion abnormalities


Pelliccia A, Di Paolo FM, Quattrini FM, Basso C, Culasso F, Popoli G et al. Outcomes in Athletes with Marked ECG Repolarization Abnormalities. N Engl J Med 2008; 358: 152-161.  R  TC   PDF Introducción Los deportistas presentan alteraciones ECG parecidas a las de … Continue reading

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Pharmalot: A Paroxetine study and retractation


 Pharma Blog » 2012 » February » 06 Brown University, A Paxil Study And Retractions By Ed Silverman // February 6th, 2012  For the past few years, an effort has been under way by a pair of academics to retract a study about the Paxil antidepressant in the Journal … Continue reading

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Association of antenatal corticosteroids with mortality and neurodevelopmental outcomes among infants born at 22 to 25 weeks’ gestation.


AVC en Pediatria Basada en la Evidencia: González de Dios J, Molina Arias M. Resultados de los corticoides prenatales en el límite de la viabilidad. Evid Pediatr. 2012;8:12. JAMA. 2011 Dec 7;306(21):2348-58. Association of antenatal corticosteroids with mortality and neurodevelopmental outcomes among … Continue reading

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La FDA, acusada de ‘espiar’ a sus empleados | Noticias | elmundo.es


Image via WikipediaLa FDA, acusada de ‘espiar’ a sus empleados | Noticias | elmundo.es: ‘via Blog this’ Related articles FDA employees sue agency over email surveillance (blogs.nature.com) Why does the FDA keep seizing imported orange juice? (shortformblog.tumblr.com) Ex-Staffers File Suit … Continue reading

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In Atheists We Distrust


Image via Wikipedia In Atheists We DistrustSubjects believe that people behave better when they think that God is watching over them By Daisy Grewal  | January 17, 2012 | 124   Pherhaps this is the reason why most of people believe … Continue reading

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Por una internet libre


Image via CrunchBase Los derechos de autor, el copyright, cualquier argumento de esos cae rendido en esta epoca. Todo lo que alguna vez circulo de una maquina a otra, y aun las propias, son susceptibles de ser invadidas. Pero esto … Continue reading

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Estatinas para niños


Image via WikipediaFuente: Enrique GavilanVia: Lista MEDFAM-APS EspañaEl JAMA acaba de publicar un artículo de análisis, que adjunto,intentando discutir las consecuencias que puede tener el recienteinforme de expertos norteamericanos sobre detección precoz dehipercolesterolemia en niños y adolescentes (éste:http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cvd_ped/summary.htm#chap9).Sólo se salvan … Continue reading

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2011-2012 Influenza Season Week 1 ending January 7, 2012


2011-2012 Influenza Season Week 1 ending January 7, 2012 All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received. Synopsis: During week 1 (January 1-7, 2012), influenza activity increased in the United States, but remains relatively low. U.S. … Continue reading

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CDC and Flu


2011-2012 Influenza Season Week 47 ending November 26, 2011 All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received. Synopsis: During week 47 (November 20-26, 2011), influenza activity remained low in the United States. U.S. Virologic Surveillance: Of the … Continue reading

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Managing Drug Supply: Digital Edition


Image via Wikipedia Resource Center Home:  Resource Center:  Managing Drug Supply: Digital Edition CONTENTS Front Matter, including Contributors, Reviewers, Contents, and How to Use MDS-3 Part I  Policy and Economic Issues Policy and Legal Framework Toward Sustainable Access to Medicines … Continue reading

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Four Drugs Cause Most Hospitalizations in Older Adults


Image via CrunchBase Via: New York Times – November 23, 2011, 5:00 PM Four Drugs Cause Most Hospitalizations in Older Adults By ANAHAD O’CONNOR Tony Cenicola/The New York TimesSome medications may cause dangerous reactions. Blood thinners and diabetes drugs cause most emergency … Continue reading

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A UN AÑO DE CANCÚN Y DÍAS DE DURBAN: MÁS DE 4º C:


Balance y perspectivas de las negociaciones de cambio climático                                                                                                                                        Pablo Solón Ha pasado casi un año desde que los resultados de las negociaciones de cambio climático en Cancún se impusieran con la sola objeción de Bolivia. Ha llegado la … Continue reading

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Global Revolution


Image by kevindean via Flickr Meanwhile thousands of people are being arrested for the police department of several cities all across United States, people who belongs to the so called “we are the 99”, you will able to see that … Continue reading

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Health and medicine 20 years after the Soviet Union


Image via Wikipedia Health and medicine 20 years after the Soviet Union By Eugene Raikhel This article is part of the series: Twenty years after the Soviet Union Nearly two decades have now passed since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Over … Continue reading

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The perfect vaccine


Image via Wikipedia Source: The Lancet, Volume 378, Issue 9802, Pages 1545 – 1546, 29 October 2011 Guillain-Barré syndrome and H1N1 influenza vaccine in UK childrendoi:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61665-6Cite or Link Using DOI Christopher Verity a, Lesley Stellitano a, Anne Marie Winstone a, Nick Andrews b, Julia Stowe b, Elizabeth Miller b In 1976, the US … Continue reading

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(CMAJ) Eficacia de las estatinas en prevención primaria en sujetos de bajo riesgo. ¿Café para todos?


Escribimos este post durante el vuelo Sevilla-Bilbao de las 21:10, camino del XVI Congreso de la SEFAP, cuyo contenido tuitearemos, junto a otros compañeros, en los próximos días, utilizando elhashtag #16Bsefap. Su lectura es garantía de que el iPad y su propietario, llegaron sin novedad … Continue reading

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Top ten medical blogs


Image via Wikipedia Source: Medical Island Of course, the post deals only with english written blogs.   Blogging has of late become a regular past-time among various professionals and the medical profession is no exception. Medical Blogging requires serious consideration … Continue reading

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Medical Device Innovation — Is “Better” Good Enough?


Image via Wikipedia Source: NEJMLast year, the United States spent $95 billion on medical devices, nearly half of the $200 billion spent on devices worldwide.1 Our investment in devices has yielded impressive gains in length and quality of life from … 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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The New Language of Medicine


Pamela Hartzband, M.D., and Jerome Groopman, M.D. N Engl J Med 2011; 365:1372-1373October 13, 2011 During our first year of medical school, we spent countless hours learning new words, memorizing vocabulary as if we were studying a foreign language. We … Continue reading

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California Gov Signs Controversial Vaccine Law


California Gov Signs Controversial Vaccine Law Ed Silverman in Pharmalot Following months of controversy, California Governor Jerry Brown late last week signed into law a bill that removes parental consent for vaccinating children 12 and older against sexually transmitted diseases. … Continue reading

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PSA and prostate cancer


Image via Wikipedia Draft Recommendation Statement The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force will be accepting comments on this draft recommendation statement beginning on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) makes recommendations about the effectiveness of … Continue reading

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How Big Pharma Forced Poor Countries to Keep Drug Prices High


Source: The Fix A new cache of Wikileaks docs claims that American pharmaceutical companies successfully strong-armed dozens of smaller, poorer nations to keep drug prices and profits high, often with the help of hapless U.S. diplomats. Let the sunshine in. Photo via … Continue reading

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Cribado de cancer de prostata – Screening of prostaste cancer


Image via Wikipedia Editorial del NEJM 26 de Marzo 2009In the United States, most men over the age of 50 years have had a prostate-specific–antigen (PSA) test,1 despite the absence of evidence from large, randomized trials of a net benefit. … 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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Compendio de Ruidos Cardiacos


http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F6771116&show_comments=true&auto_play=false&color=2f00ff Compendio de ruidos cardiacos by rubenroaCon las nuevas tecnologias, se nos presentan también nuevos desafios, en mi caso, hace ya unos años mi Littman pasó a ser digital, aunque por cierto ya quedó también quedó obsoleto porque las posibilidades … Continue reading

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Impact of facilitating physician access to relevant medical literature on outcomes of hospitalised internal medicine patients: a randomised controlled trial


Image via Wikipedia Evid Based Med 2011;16:131-135 doi:10.1136/ebmed-2011-100117 Methods Qualitative research                                   Impact of facilitating physician access to relevant medical literature on outcomes of hospitalised internal … Continue reading

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