Weekly Rewinds

Weekly summaries of the top medical research

2 Minute Medicine Rewind August 10, 2020

Robotic Approach to Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Results in Low Long-Term Recurrence Rate and Beneficial Patient-Centered Outcomes 1. The use of robotic techniques to repair paraesophageal...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind August 3, 2020

Characteristics and Strength of Evidence of COVID-19 Studies Registered on ClinicalTrials.gov 1. While there has been a rise in clinical trials on COVID-19, a large...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind July 27, 2020

Prior tonsillectomy is associated with an increased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma 1. Having a prior tonsillectomy was correlated to a greater risk of developing esophageal...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind July 20, 2020

Death, discharge and arrhythmias among patients with COVID-19 and cardiac injury 1. In patients positive for COVID-19 suffering cardiac injury, cardiac troponin (cTnI) levels were...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind July 13, 2020

Intracranial Atherosclerosis on 7T MRI and Cognitive Functioning – the SMART-MR study 1. Among patients with vascular disease, high burden of atherosclerotic lesions in the...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind July 6, 2020

Association of Early-Life Cognitive Enrichment With Alzheimer’s Disease Pathological Changes and Cognitive Decline 1. Early-life cognitive enrichment was associated with decreased Alzheimer’s disease pathology and...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind June 29, 2020

Physical exercise associated with reduced risk of chronic pain in university students 1. Higher frequency, intensity, and duration of physical exercise linked to lower risk...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind June 22, 2020

The association between use of proton-pump inhibitors and excess mortality after kidney transplantation: A cohort study 1. PPI use may be associated with an increased...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind June 15, 2020

Risk of Hospitalization with Hemorrhage Among Older Adults Taking Clarithromycin vs Azithromycin and Direct Oral Anticoagulants 1. Co-prescription of clarithromycin and direct oral anticoagulants was...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind June 8, 2020

Migraines During Pregnancy and the Risk of Maternal Stroke 1. Women with migraines are at an increased risk of stroke during and after pregnancy compared...
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