In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in internal medicine. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

CPR use, survival rates low after cardiac arrest in black neighborhoods

September 22, 2017
Adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest were less likely to receive bystander treatment and had lower survival if the event occurred in a…
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Moderate physical activity could prevent one in 12 deaths globally

September 22, 2017
Physical activity of any form — whether a gym workout, walking to work or doing household chores — for 150 minutes per week reduces the…
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Several factors important when recommending moisturizers

September 22, 2017
Dermatologists should consider price, preference and allergy-related factors when recommending moisturizer to their patients, according to recent…
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Smoking increases risk for frailty in elderly patients

September 22, 2017
Compared with nonsmokers, smokers were significantly more likely to develop frailty, according to 4-year data recently published in Age and
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LAIV ineffective for children during 2015-2016 season

September 22, 2017
Although vaccination against influenza lessened the chances of illness, the live-attenuated vaccine demonstrated inefficacy and the inactivated
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Individualized IBS diets reduce symptoms better than placebo

September 21, 2017
Individualized elimination diets guided by leukocyte activation tests reduced symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome better than a sham diet in a…
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Researchers develop new reference for transaminase levels in children

September 21, 2017
Age, sex, BMI and puberty stage influenced the patterns of alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase and gamma-glutamyltransferase in…
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Opioid use in breast cancer patients linked to treatment nonadherence

September 20, 2017
Breast cancer patients who use opioids to manage their pain are significantly less likely to adhere to vital adjuvant endocrine therapies and are at…
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Cardiac complications may predict mortality from cirrhosis

September 20, 2017
Cardiovascular complications — including increased left atrial dimension and heart rate and reduced mean arterial pressure — may predict…
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Cardiac complications may predict mortality from cirrhosis

September 20, 2017
Cardiovascular complications — including increased left atrial dimension and heart rate and reduced mean arterial pressure — may predict…
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