Journal Watch

  • Biomarkers as predictors of cardiovascular death
  • Initial regimens for HIV infection
  • Head trauma imaging decision rule
  • Hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcomes
  • Metformin effective for treatment of gestational diabetes
  • Air pollution associated with risk of DVT

Clinical Reviews

  • Food allergy in adults
  • Pathological hoarding

Alerta de Journal en Espanol

  • La severidad de ronquido asociado con reducción de satisfacción sexual en hombres
  • Prevención de cáncer primario de hígado

Pearls

  • Multiple risk factor interventions for primary prevention of coronary heart disease have limited utility
  • No evidence supporting the use of antidepressants for nonspecific low-back pain

 


Journal Watch

  • Poor followup in indigenous Australian child health services
  • PSA screening may be effective in reducing mortality from prostate cancer
  • Swimming pools in remote Australian Aboriginal communities are associated with reduced prevalence of skin infections
  • School tuck shop restrictions have a greater impact when reinforced by school policies restricting the types of foods students were allowed to bring to school
  • Possible association between herpes zoster and family history of zoster
  • HPV testing more predictive than cytology as screening for histologically confirmed CIN2+ in long-term follow-up

Clinical Reviews

  • Asymmetrical hearing loss
  • Hearing impairment – Technological advances and insights


Journal Watch

  • Winter respiratory admissions are minimally associated with socioeconomic factors in the UK
  • Minor bicuspid aortic valve abnormality patients have excellent long-term survival
  • UK doctors difficulties with managing chronic pain in another culture
  • Overdiagnosis or overuse of inhaler corticosteroids?
  • Escitalopram and problem-solving therapy for prevention of poststroke depression
  • The role of polymorphisms in candidate genes

Clinical Reviews

  • Postural tachycardia syndrome
  • To use or not to use cholinesterase inhibitors?

Alerta de Journal en Espanol

  • Eventos adversos de medicamentos de tos y catarro en niños
  • En búsqueda de nuevas ideas para salud global

Pearls

  • Stretching does not prevent or reduce delayed-onset muscle soreness
  • Electromechanical assisted training improves walking after stroke