Weekly Rewinds

Weekly summaries of the top medical research

2 Minute Medicine Rewind April 9, 2018

Change in Overweight from Childhood to Early Adulthood and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes High body mass index (BMI) in children is associated with an...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind April 2, 2018

Molecular Minimal Residual Disease in Acute Myeloid Leukemia While most patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) experience complete remission following induction chemotherapy, relapse...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind March 26, 2018

Efficacy of Vaginal Estradiol or Vaginal Moisturizer vs Placebo for Treating Postmenopausal Vulvovaginal Symptoms Although an estimated 40-54% of postmenopausal women report vulvovaginal symptoms, more...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind March 12, 2018

Effect of Opioid vs. Nonopioid Medications on Pain-Related Function in Patients with Chronic Back Pain or Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: The SPACE Randomized...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind March 5, 2018

Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline in Noncritically Ill Adults The administration of intravenous isotonic crystalloids is a common treatment in numerous medical settings. However, the comparative...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind February 26, 2018

Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty Many studies have suggested that aspirin may be effective in the prevention of venous...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind February 19, 2018

Immunogenicity of Fractional-Dose Vaccine during a Yellow Fever Outbreak There is currently a shortage of yellow fever vaccines in the face of outbreaks. In 2016,...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind February 12, 2018

Association of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Among Patients Taking Non-Vitamin K Antagonist vs. Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants with In-Hospital Mortality Non-Vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs)...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind February 5, 2018

Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation with Heart Failure Atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with heart failure is associated with an increased risk of stroke, hospitalization...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind January 29, 2018

Trial of Solanezumab for Mild Dementia Due to Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive disease with lasting impacts on memory and other cognitive...
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