The lead author of the NEJM
article told The New York Times: "From 25 to 30 million healthy, middle-aged Americans are at far higher risk than they and their doctors understand them to be, because we're not taking inflammatory factors into account." His comment suggests that many of these people might benefit from statin drugs, in addition to lifestyle changes.
It is not giddy to believe PubMed Central offers opportunities, as well as presenting dangers, and that the NEJM
could do better than to take an adversarial stance toward it.
According to the NEJM
article, the wider use of vaccine is important to prevent institutional outbreaks of drug-resistant S.
Is it possible that the NEJM
has compromised its standards to accommodate industrial interests?
Writing in NEJM
, Angell says, "It is possible to deplore the pressures that women feel to conform to a stereotyped standard of beauty, while at the same time defending their right to make their own decisions." If anything, says Angell, the act of withdrawing implants could be viewed as sexist because "people are regularly permitted to take risks that are probably much greater than the likely risk from breast implants," citing cigarette smoking and excess alcohol consumption.
's view of life came from his cramped and chaotic Cairo rooftop apartment -- two plaster-peeled rooms overlooking rooftop water tanks, wires, drying laundry, satellite dishes and the human detritus that scratches out a filthy living in the Mokkatam neighbourhood of Cairo.
But, as the authors of the letter to NEJM
assert, "antibiotic use is an important factor in the spread of antibiotic resistance." The two articles in this month's Education section of MLO underscore the point.
Hayward, MD, writing in the September 9, 2010 issue of the NEJM
, point out a central but too-often unexplored conflict within the current health care debate.
It is called denosumab and neutralises the receptor activator of nuclear factor kB ligand (RANKL), thus slowing bone degradation (Khosla, NEJM
2009; 361: 818-820).
The most widely performed method of retrieving the saphenous vein to use as a bypass graft, endoscopic vein harvesting, may not be the safest, according to a recent study published in the July 16, 2009 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM
The report was released in the January 29, 2009 New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM
In the NEJM
review article, Columbia University researchers David J.