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Covid-19: Vaccines are highly effective in preventing deaths from delta variant, study indicates

British Medical Journal - Jue, 21/10/2021 - 18:16
The first countrywide study of deaths caused by the delta variant of covid-19 has found that vaccination is 90% effective in preventing people from dying.The research was carried out in Scotland and...

Covid-19: Government is “wilfully negligent” in not acting on rising numbers, says BMA

British Medical Journal - Jue, 21/10/2021 - 17:51
The BMA has accused the UK government of being “wilfully negligent” by not immediately implementing additional precautionary measures to reduce the spread of covid-19.At a Downing Street briefing on...

Covid-19: Bolsonaro should face criminal charges over Brazil’s failed response, recommends inquiry

British Medical Journal - Jue, 21/10/2021 - 17:26
A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the pandemic has recommended charging the country’s far right president Jair Bolsonaro with nine crimes, including crimes against humanity, for his role in the...

Covid-19: Gun violence in US increased 30% during pandemic

British Medical Journal - Jue, 21/10/2021 - 17:21
Gun violence in the United States increased by 30% during 2020-21 from pre-pandemic levels, researchers have reported in Scientific Reports,1 describing the situation as a public health emergency.The...

England’s stalled cancer progress: the enduring effect of the covid-19 pandemic

British Medical Journal - Jue, 21/10/2021 - 14:06
The questions being asked by the House of Commons Health and Social Care Select committee in its inquiry into cancer services are timely.1 Much of the evidence that has been presented so far covers...

Why healthcare needs rebels

British Medical Journal - Jue, 21/10/2021 - 13:36
Members of the Independent Scientific and Advisory Group for Emergencies may be surprised to find themselves portrayed as rebel scientists (doi:10.1136/bmj.n2504),1 and critics may see this as yet...

Seven days in medicine: 22-28 September 2021

British Medical Journal - Jue, 30/09/2021 - 07:30
Covid-19Youngest are least willing to have vaccineA survey in EClinicalMedicine of over 27 000 schoolchildren aged 9-18 in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and Merseyside found that only 36%...

Our drug laws are racist, and doctors must speak out—an essay by Simon Woolley

British Medical Journal - Jue, 30/09/2021 - 02:01
UK drug policy is a mess. As Carol Black’s review showed in detail, the UK’s consumption of illegal drugs is growing across all sectors of society and our treatment system is near collapse.1 Our drug...

Use of menopausal hormone therapy and risk of dementia: nested case-control studies using QResearch and CPRD databases

British Medical Journal - Jue, 30/09/2021 - 02:00
AbstractObjectiveTo assess the risks of developing dementia associated with different types and durations of menopausal hormone therapy.DesignTwo nested case-control studies.SettingUK general...

DR Congo: WHO staff abused women and girls in Ebola outbreak, says “harrowing” independent report

British Medical Journal - Mié, 29/09/2021 - 18:06
Sexual exploitation and abuse, including rape and demands of sex in return for jobs, were committed by World Health Organization employees during the 2018-20 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic...

Afghanistan’s health system nears collapse as donors withdraw support

British Medical Journal - Mié, 29/09/2021 - 13:01
Afghanistan’s health system is collapsing and will cause an imminent humanitarian crisis if not tackled by international donors, say World Health Organization officials and medical non-governmental...

Long waits for NHS treatment are forcing patients to go private, warns Labour

British Medical Journal - Mié, 29/09/2021 - 10:56
Growing waiting lists for NHS treatment are forcing more people to pay thousands of pounds for private treatment and creating a two tier health system, the Labour Party has warned.In a keynote speech...

Making Prescription Drugs More Affordable Under the Biden Administration

JAMA - Mar, 02/03/2021 - 02:00
This Viewpoint discusses policies the Biden administration can enact to reduce costs, including benchmarking Medicare Part B drug payments to the lowest price paid in similar countries, preventing Part D plans from negotiating confidential rebates with manufacturers, and patent reform to promote generic drug use.

Addressing Excess Health Care Pricing With Backstop Price Caps

JAMA - Mar, 02/03/2021 - 02:00
This Viewpoint reviews evidence that higher hospital prices reflect greater market power more than higher-quality services and proposes that backstop price caps can mitigate harms from the most excessive prices without constraining or distorting competitive health care markets.

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JAMA - Mar, 02/03/2021 - 02:00

Diagnosis and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

JAMA - Mar, 02/03/2021 - 02:00
This narrative review summarizes the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, management, and prognosis of irritable bowel syndrome.

It’s Not Your Fault—Forgiveness in Illness and Death

JAMA - Mar, 02/03/2021 - 02:00
In this narrative medicine essay an infectious diseases physician shares the sense of forgiveness she brings to anyone possibly involved in COVID-19 transmission, having learned as a child the healing power of family absolution after she witnessed the death of a cousin.

Reason for Everything

JAMA - Mar, 02/03/2021 - 02:00
I will work. I will work without a mask. I will mask the work of courage. I will say there is a reason, bury my aunt, and say it again. I will walk on any street without a graveyard without a mask. I will let our children play there. I will see them share the sand. I will let them touch each other. I will see them slip in soil. I will remember I played dead. I will forget two hundred thousand bodies. I will sift anything but ash.

Effect of Blinatumomab vs Chemotherapy on Event-Free Survival in Children With High-Risk First Relapse of B-Cell ALL

JAMA - Mar, 02/03/2021 - 02:00
This randomized trial compares the effects of blinatumomab, an antibody construct that links CD3+ T cells to CD19+ leukemia cells, vs consolidation chemotherapy as a third consolidation block before allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HST) on event-free survival in children with high-risk first-relapse B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL).

Consolidation With Blinatumomab vs Chemotherapy in First Relapse of B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

JAMA - Mar, 02/03/2021 - 02:00
This randomized trial compares the effects of postreinduction therapy consolidation using blinatumomab, an antibody construct that links CD3+ T cells to CD19+ leukemia cells, vs chemotherapy on disease-free survival among children, adolescents, and young adults with first relapse of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
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