Category Archives: – NEJM

CT-scan screening for heart disease fails to show benefit

March 23, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Principal Investigator of the PROMISE trial, Pamela Douglas, MD from Duke.

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The NEJM editorial board blew it on anti-quarantine Ebola essay

October 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Jeffrey Drazen and the other editors of the New England Journal of Medicine rushed out an opinion

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Celiac disease is not reduced by breast feeding or delaying the introduction of gluten

October 19, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Alessio Fasano, MD of Harvard discusses his 10-year-long study in children testing whether the

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Cutting through the hype surrounding gluten

October 19, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Did you know that one out of three Americans think that they are “gluten intolerant”. Of those 100

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Long-term contraception is effective and underutilized

October 1, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer Jeffrey F. Peipert, M.D., Ph.D. of Washington university discusses his original article in the NEJM

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Single-pill combo regimens for HIV

July 28, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital discusses the NEJM review paper

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Jay Skyler discusses the recent bionic pancreas data

June 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD This week, the mainstream press reported on the “bionic pancreas” data published in the NEJM

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The Massachusetts General trauma response to the Boston bombings

May 3, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Paul Biddinger, MD, Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness, Massachusetts General

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Review of the CREST trial of carotid stenting

The CREST trial, published earlier this year, was the latest large-scale, randomized, controlled

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Steven Cummings, MD: The denosumab FREEDOM trial

August 11, 2009- Dr. Steven Cummings, director of the San Francisco Coordinating Center and faculty of UCSF, and

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Robert Litchfield, MD: Knee arthroscopy for arthritis

September 10, 2008 The New England Journal of Medicine has an important landmark study comparing the use

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