Weekly Rewinds

Weekly summaries of the top medical research

2 Minute Medicine Rewind December 25, 2016

  Dry Care Versus Antiseptics for Umbilical Cord Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial Because omphalitis is rare in developed countries, the benefit of antiseptic use in...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind December 19, 2016

Primary care physician volume and quality of diabetes care: a population-based cohort study The volume of patients cared for by a primary physician may affect...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind December 12, 2016

Adjuvant sunitinib in high-risk renal cell carcinoma after nephrectomy Sunitinib is a vascular endothelial growth factor pathway inhibitor used for treatment of metastatic renal cell...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind December 4, 2016

Safety and Efficacy of a Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention in Women While prophylactic antiretroviral medication has shown promise in prevention of HIV-1 transmission,...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 28, 2016

Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of lacosamide monotherapy versus controlled-release carbamazepine in patients with newly diagnosed epilepsy Epilepsy affects approximately 65 million people worldwide, and 1...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 21, 2016

Treatment with Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir for 12 or 24 weeks in Kidney Transplant Recipients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 or 4 Infection: A Randomized...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 14, 2016

Cardiovascular Safety of Celecoxib, Naproxen, or Ibuprofen for Arthritis  Celecoxib is a selective COX-2 inhibitor used for analgesia as an alternative to nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 7, 2016

Percutaneous coronary angioplasty versus coronary artery bypass grafting in treatment of unprotected left main stenosis (NOBLE): a prospective, randomised, open-label, non-inferiority trial Coronary artery bypass...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 31, 2016

State-Level Cancer Mortality Attributable to Cigarette Smoking in the United States While data on the tobacco-related cancer exists on the national level, state-specific information could...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 24, 2016

  Prevalence of pulmonary embolism among patients hospitalized for syncope The differential diagnosis for syncope is long and involves multiple organ systems. Among the potential diagnoses...
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