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Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal

This list includes items from the latest issue of the Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal.

  • A 62-Year-Old Male With Multiple Calcified Abdominal Lesions...
    Thu, 03 Dec 2020
    A 62-year-old man of Liberian origin was referred to the Infectious Diseases team for further assessment of abdominal and lung calcifications that had been reported on scans performed during treatment for prostate cancer. He was born in rural Liberia and moved to Monrovia at the age of 9 before moving to the United Kingdom at 22 years of age. At the time of review, he was entirely well. He was under surveillance for previously treated Gleason’s grade 3 + 3 adenocarcinoma of the prostate, which had been treated with goserelin and radiotherapy. He had no history of abdominal pain, bowel disturbance, respiratory symptoms, skin lesions, or seizures.
  • In the Literature...
    Thu, 03 Dec 2020

  • Corrigendum...
    Mon, 07 Sep 2020
    An error appeared in the 15 May 2019 issue of the journal [Migliori GB, Global Tuberculosis Network (GTN). Evolution of Programmatic Definitions Used in Tuberculosis Prevention and Care. Clin Infect Dis 2019; 68(10):1787–1789. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy990]. In the original publication of the supplementary data accompanying this article, the author Dr. Sundari Mase was given an incorrect affiliation which has since been updated to “World Health Organization, India Country Office.” The Global Tuberculosis Network group members have also been linked to this article.

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  • Caring for Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19...
    Wed, 02 Dec 2020
    Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin, L.R. Baden, and S. Morrissey. Audio Interview: Caring for Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19. N Engl J Med 2020;383:e140.
  • NEJM Interview: Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika on U.S. and global strategi...
    Wed, 02 Dec 2020
    Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika is a research professor at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Kumanyika and W.H. Dietz. Solving Population-wide Obesity — Progress and Future Prospects. N Engl J Med 2020;383:2197-2200.
  • New Studies of Covid-19 Transmission...
    Wed, 25 Nov 2020
    Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin, L.R. Baden, and S. Morrissey. Audio Interview: New Studies of Covid-19 Transmission. N Engl J Med 2020;383:e138.

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  • Anorexia Nervosa Treatment: Patients Tolerate Rapid Weight Gain W...
    Thu, 03 Dec 2020
    Newswise imageA new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers of adults hospitalized for the eating disorder anorexia nervosa has strengthened the case for promoting rapid weight gain as part of overall efforts for a comprehensive treatment plan. The study findings, after analyzing data regarding 149 adult inpatients with anorexia nervosa in the Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program, stand in contrast to long held beliefs that patients would not tolerate a faster weight gain plan because it would be too traumatic.
  • Potential Means Of Improving Learning And Memory In People With M...
    Thu, 03 Dec 2020
    Newswise imageMore than a dozen drugs are known to treat symptoms such as hallucinations, erratic behaviors, disordered thinking and emotional extremes associated with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other severe mental illnesses. But, drug treatments specifically able to target the learning, memory and concentration problems that may accompany such disorders remain elusive.
  • COVID-19 Story Ideas From Johns Hopkins Medicine...
    Tue, 01 Dec 2020
    Newswise imageJohns Hopkins Medicine, together with 100 of the nation's other top health care systems, representing thousands of hospitals in communities across the U.S., have come together with an urgent plea for all Americans: mask up, because wearing a face mask is one of the best ways to slow the surging COVID-19 pandemic.

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