Posts Tagged ‘Medical Progress’

Bilirubin-Induced Neurologic Damage

Posted by Sara Fazio • November 21st, 2013

The complex cascade of molecular and cellular events leading to bilirubin-induced neurotoxicity remains incompletely delineated. This new review in our Medical Progress series discusses bilirubin-induced brain damage and recent insights into its pathogenesis and prevention. Neonatal unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia and resultant clinical jaundice affect up to approximately 85% of newborns. Although this condition is generally a… Read More…

Watch the NEJM Documentary, Getting Better

Posted by Karen Buckley • May 2nd, 2012

In our continuing celebration of 200 years of NEJM, a new documentary is now available on the 200th anniversary website. Getting Better: 200 Years of Medicine is a three-part, 45-minute film that explores three remarkable stories of medical progress that have taken place over the course of the long history of NEJM. When NEJM was… Read More…

Multiple Myeloma

Posted by Graham McMahon • March 18th, 2011

The latest article in our Medical Progress series, Multiple Myeloma, comes from Dr. Antonio Palumbo at the University of Turin, and Dr. Kenneth Anderson at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Multiple myeloma is a neoplastic plasma cell disorder characterized by clonal proliferation of malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow microenvironment, monoclonal protein… Read More…

Airway Mucus

Posted by Graham McMahon • December 3rd, 2010

The latest article in our Medical Progress review series, “Airway Mucus Function and Dysfunction,” comes from Dr. John Fahy of the University of California, San Francisco, and Dr. Burton Dickey of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Airway mucus traps inhaled toxins and transports them out of the lungs by means of ciliary… Read More…