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Cerebral Malaria: A Wily Foe…8 Years Later

guest post by Kayt Sukel

With today’s headlines awash with tales of measles and the Ebola virus, it can be easy to forget that malaria, an infectious disease caused by the protozoan parasite… 842 more words


New NEJM Article Cites Old Clinical Guidelines for Knee OA Treatment

A “Clinical Therapeutics” article in the March 12, 2015 New England Journal of Medicine focuses on viscosupplementation for knee osteoarthritis (OA). In presenting a case vignette and making a therapeutic recommendation, Australian author David Hunter, MB, PhD, invokes the old, 2008 AAOS clinical practice guideline (CPG), which, according to Dr. 114 more words

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Monday Morning after Daylight Saving Time

I experience a mini-jetlag, the half-eye closed, foggy head syndrome, every year on Monday morning after daylight saving time begins the night before. Frankly, I do not understand why this change is necessary. 324 more words


Medical Journals Are an Extension of the Marketing Arm of Pharmaceutical Companies

Dr Gary Kohls MD

“… conflicts of interest and biases exist in virtually every field of medicine, particularly those that rely heavily on drugs or devices. 2,035 more words

Dr Gary Kohls

2 new studies rethink allergy prevention in children

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two new studies are causing health officials to rethink prevention of allergies in children.

The first study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine last week, showed that exposing infants to peanut products helped prevent them from developing peanut allergies. 328 more words


Allergy nurse discusses recent peanut story

ST. LOUIS – A thousand medical professionals gasped when they heard the results of a study on why peanut allergies have tripled since 1997.

A study in the… 92 more words

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Peanut allergy: new study raises awareness

LE CLAIRE, IA – Noah Schlicksup faces a deadly peanut allergy. His mom, Gina Schlicksup found out the hard way when Noah was 20 months old. 301 more words