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2 Minute Medicine | April 24, 2014

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Celiac disease more prevalent in children with irritable bowel syndrome

April 22, 2014 |

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1. The prevalence of celiac disease in children with Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) was found to be four times higher as compared to the general population. 

Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)    

Study Rundown: Recurrent abdominal pain … Read More

The ATLAS trial: Duration of adjuvant tamoxifen in ER-positive breast cancer [Classics Series]

April 22, 2014 |

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1. Among women with early ER-positive breast cancer, continuing adjuvant tamoxifen for 10 years versus stopping at 5 years after diagnosis significantly reduced breast cancer recurrence, breast cancer mortality, and overall mortality 

2. Patients treated with adjuvant tamoxifen … Read More

2 Minute Medicine Rewind April 14 – April 20, 2014

April 21, 2014 |

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In this section, we will highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week.

Comparison of Balloon-Expandable vs Self-expandable Valves in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

The CHOICE Randomized Clinical Trial

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Home oxygen treatment for mild bronchiolitis explored

April 21, 2014 |

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1. Age, prematurity, respiratory rate, and oxygen saturation at initial presentation, in addition to history of wheezing/bronchiolitis, were not predictors for hospital admission in pediatric patients being treated with home oxygen for bronchiolitis.

2. Fever at initial presentation … Read More