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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Gastroenterology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Gastroenterology. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.
Rotavirus Vaccines ? A New Hope
01/01/70 - Rotavirus gastroenteritis is the leading cause of diarrhea-associated hospitalization and death in children younger than 5 years of age, with more than 85% of the approximately 200,000 annual rotavirus deaths occurring in Africa and Asia. Since improvements in water, sanitation, and hygiene do not…
Efficacy of a Low-Cost, Heat-Stable Oral Rotavirus Vaccine in Niger
01/01/70 - Rotavirus is a leading cause of severe gastroenteritis among young children and is responsible for approximately 37% of deaths from diarrhea among children younger than 5 years of age worldwide. Two live, oral, attenuated rotavirus vaccines (Rotarix, GlaxoSmithKline, and RotaTeq, Merck) have met…
Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
01/01/70 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. A 71-year-old…
Case 7-2017: A 73-Year-Old Man with Confusion and Recurrent Epistaxis
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Jeffrey L. Greenwald: A 73-year-old man with multiple chronic medical illnesses was admitted to this hospital because of confusion and irritability. Two days before this admission, increasing weakness, lethargy, chills, and diarrhea developed. The patient became less…
Histology Rings True
01/01/70 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. A 58-year-old man with nonerosive…
Cholesteryl Ester Crystals in Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency
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Parsing the Pancreas
01/01/70 - The identity of any given cell is determined by its transcriptome ? that is, the set of genes that are actively transcribed into RNA in that cell. A disease condition or the elements of the cell environment, such as hormones, paracrine factors, and nutrients, can also determine the functional state…
Case 6-2017: A 57-Year-Old Woman with Fatigue, Sweats, Weight Loss, Headache, and Skin Lesions
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Kevin J. Heaton (Medicine): A 57-year-old woman was seen in the outpatient rheumatology clinic of this hospital because of fatigue, night sweats, weight loss, headache, diffuse abdominal pain, and skin lesions. The patient had been well until approximately 24 months before…
Gastric Gyri ? Pediatric Ménétrier?s Disease
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Making the Connection
01/01/70 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. A 41-year-old man with a weight of…
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