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Marriage and the nocebo effect

 

Today morning, I opened The Lancet, to see an interesting Statin trial that looked at SAMS (Statin associated muscle symptoms). You can read the trial here… 477 more words

Medicine

Canagliflozin - Results of the CANVAS Program

I am so excited to see that the results of the CANVAS program is finally released in the New England Journal of Medicine this week.  Click… 751 more words

General

Amiodarone & Thyroid

Source – http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/129033-overview#a5

Amiodarone causes a wide spectrum of effects on the thyroid.

  • Amiodarone inhibits type 1 5′-deiodinase enzyme activity, thereby decreasing the peripheral conversion of T4 to triiodothyronine (T3) and reducing the clearance of both T4 and reverse T3 (rT3).
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