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- [Editorial] A generation on the brink
A new report paints a bleak picture of the health of the largest cohort of Americans, Millennials (born 1981–96). The report shows a troubling decline in the health of Millennials compared with the pr …
- [Obituary] Dorothea Buck
German victim of Nazi crimes who became an advocate for psychiatric reform. Born in Naumburg, Germany, on April 5, 1917, she died in Hamburg, Germany, on Oct 9, 2019, aged 102 years.
- [Editorial] Raising the profile of men's health
In September, at the first UN General Assembly focused on universal health coverage (UHC), member states were urged to progress faster on health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve …
- [Department of Error] Department of Error
Michael Farrell, Natasha K Martin, Emily Stockings, et al. Responding to global stimulant use: challenges and opportunities. Lancet 2019; 394: 1652–67—The appendix of this Series paper has been correc …
- [Perspectives] Progress and nostalgia in A Visit from the Goon Squad
We live for the future, Albert Camus writes in The Myth of Sisyphus, until the day we recognise that youth is passing us by. In that moment, we realise that we exist in time and will have “to travel t …
New England Journal of Medicine
- Last Song — Sharing Humanity while Maintaining Boundaries
New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 381, Issue 20, Page 1894-1895, November 2019.
- Case 35-2019: A 66-Year-Old Man with Pancytopenia and Rash
New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 381, Issue 20, Page 1951-1960, November 2019.
- Trial of Apremilast for Oral Ulcers in Behçet’s Syndrome
New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 381, Issue 20, Page 1918-1928, November 2019.
- Drug Effects on the Thyroid
New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 381, Issue 20, Page 1979-1981, November 2019.
- Apremilast in Treatment-Refractory Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis
New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 381, Issue 20, Page 1975-1977, November 2019.
- China’s organ donation figures appear to be falsified, study claims
China’s organ donation numbers appear to have been systematically manipulated and falsified, according to new research which casts doubt on the credibility of the country’s transplantation… …
- Mycobacterium tuberculosis: concentrate resources on recent infections
Behr and colleagues1 conclude that tuberculosis (TB) has a much shorter incubation time than previously thought. This is supported by a considerable body of circumstantial and direct evidence—for… …
- Sexism at the BMA: the ordinary BMA doctor has moved forward
It is unfortunate that in her otherwise depressingly accurate editorial Jane Dacre unwittingly misrepresented the leadership of the BMA.1 This gives me the chance to clarify the evolution of our… …
- It’s the workforce, stupid: five minutes with . . .Mark Britnell
“I consider the workforce challenge to be the greatest crisis that healthcare faces globally. Quite simply, there is too much work and too few workers. This crisis is as large as anything we’ve ever.. …
- Retired and retiring consultants: an unrecognised and undervalued resource
Cuts in job advertisements and the lack of trainees have been blamed for the shortage of doctors in the NHS in the 2019 census report of the Royal Colleges of Physicians.1 Calls made for improving… …
- Clarification of Reporting of Conflicts of Interest
In the Original Investigation entitled “Effect of Selepressin vs Placebo on Ventilator- and Vasopressor-Free Days in Patients With Septic Shock: The SEPSIS-ACT Randomized Clinical Trial” published in …
- “Electronic Nose” Predicts Immunotherapy Response
An “electronic nose,” or eNose, accurately predicted whether patients with advanced non–small cell lung cancer would respond to anti–programmed cell death 1 (anti-PD-1) therapies in a recent observati …
- Older Patients (Still) Left Out of Cancer Clinical Trials
This Medical News article discusses how the continuing lack of older adults in oncology studies can affect their treatment outcomes.
- Optimizing the Use of Heart Transplant in the United States
More than 7300 individuals are on waiting lists for heart transplant in the United States during the course of a year, yet only about 3200 transplants are performed annually, with a waiting list morta …
- Incorrect and Omitted Names for Collaborators
In the Original Investigation entitled “Effect of Intraoperative High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP) With Recruitment Maneuvers vs Low PEEP on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Obese P …