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Lipemia Retinalis in a Woman With Hypertriglyceridemia

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/fullarticle/2753943

This case report describes a 35-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertriglyceridemia who presented for evaluation of double vision and was found to have lipemia retinalis.

2 Meningitis management audit at a single centre: further support for culture-independent techniques in diagnosing meningitis

http://jnnp.bmj.com/cgi/content/short/90/12/e65-b?rss=1

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Rapid identification of meningitis and initiation of rational treatment is critically important. We reviewed whether our management was consistent with recent recommendations, for patients treated August 2015-July 2018.… Read the rest

To what extent is multi-morbidity associated with new onset depression in patients attending cardiac rehabilitation?

https://bmccardiovascdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12872-019-1245-6

Depression is associated with increased mortality and poor prognosis in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, little is known about the patient characteristics associated with new onset post hea…… Read the rest

Distinct acute effects of LSD, MDMA, and <span class="small-caps">d</span>-amphetamine in healthy subjects

http://feeds.nature.com/~r/npp/rss/current/~3/hNlQsgTu2IU/s41386-019-0569-3

Neuropsychopharmacology, Published online: 16 November 2019; doi:10.1038/s41386-019-0569-3

Distinct acute effects of LSD, MDMA, and d-amphetamine in healthy subjects

Cholesterol levels in American adults declining since 2013 guideline release

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191111141428.htm

The implementation of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol has been linked to improved overall cholesterol levels for American adults, … Read the rest

Rhabdomyolysis

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=99154

Title: Rhabdomyolysis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 4/7/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

The relationship of blood pressure with uric acid and bilirubin in young lean and overweight/obese men and women: the African-PREDICT study

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41371-019-0287-7

Journal of Human Hypertension, Published online: 11 November 2019; doi:10.1038/s41371-019-0287-7

The relationship of blood pressure with uric acid and bilirubin in young lean and overweight/obese men and women: the … Read the rest

The association between total homocysteine and blood pressure in two independent Chinese populations

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41371-019-0288-6

Journal of Human Hypertension, Published online: 12 November 2019; doi:10.1038/s41371-019-0288-6

The association between total homocysteine and blood pressure in two independent Chinese populations

Puberty may offer window to reset effects of early deprived care on stress-response system

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191113153129.htm

The ability to recalibrate how children respond to stress could offer a way to promote resilience.

Final Update – Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Ground Bison Produced by Northfork Bison Distributions, Inc.

https://tools.cdc.gov/podcasts/download.asp?m=342773&c=402528

CDC, several states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigated a multistate outbreak of E. Coli O103 and E. Coli O121 infections … Read the rest