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Are you trying to keep up with the latest medical literature but now you can go out for dinner, go to pubs, and send your kids to school...oh wait no...they're still stuck at home...nevermind...your ears are still in the right place!

In this months episode:

Lung ultrasound scans for heart failure follow up (06:30)
D. Araiza-Garaygordobil, R. Gopar-Nieto, P. Martinez- Amezcua, et al., A randomized controlled trial of lung ultrasound guided therapy in heart failure (CLUSTER-HF study), American Heart Journal (2020), https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.ahj.2020.06.003


...Depression and the risk of cardiovascular disease... (09:40)
Rajan, Selina et al. “Association of Symptoms of Depression With Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in Low-, Middle-, and High-Income Countries.” JAMA psychiatry, e201351. 10 Jun. 2020, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.1351

...The link between mental health and the immune system... (14:45)
Shields, Grant S et al. “Psychosocial Interventions and Immune System Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials.” JAMA psychiatry, e200431. 3 Jun. 2020, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.0431

...When to look for primary hyperaldosteronism?... (18:00)
Brown, Jenifer M et al. “The Unrecognized Prevalence of Primary Aldosteronism: A Cross-sectional Study.” Annals of internal medicine vol. 173,1 (2020): 10-20. doi:10.7326/M20-0065

...Migraines are not as benign as we might think... (22:56)
Kurth, Tobias et al. “Association of Migraine With Aura and Other Risk Factors With Incident Cardiovascular Disease in Women.” JAMA vol. 323,22 (2020): 2281-2289. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7172

...Technology takeover of T1 Diabetes care... (31:22)
Agarwal, Shivani, and Anne R Cappola. “Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Adolescent, Young Adult, and Older Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.” JAMA vol. 323,23 (2020): 2384-2385. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7058


...ICU outcomes in the elderly, not all bad news... (36:30)
Haas, Lenneke E M et al. “Outcomes of Intensive Care Patients Older Than 90 Years: An 11-Year National Observational Study.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 10.1111/jgs.16624. 27 Jun. 2020, doi:10.1111/jgs.16624

JOURNALBITES (42:00)
Ketamine for rapid tranquillisation
Discrimination and hypertension
DOACs in end-stage renal failure
Clarithromycin + DOACs= bleeding
Haloperidol for headaches
Putting Type 2 diabetes into remission: DIRECT style.

...Hookworm & Multiple Sclerosis...
Tanasescu, Radu et al. “Hookworm Treatment for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomized Double-Blinded Placebo-Controlled Trial.” JAMA neurology, e201118. 15 Jun. 2020, doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.1118