Barry Lancet’s new thriller follows trail of ancient assassins – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Japan’s enigmatic history and culture have inspired enough American thrillers to constitute their own cozy little subgenre. It’s hard to pinpoint what qualities of this complex and exotic nation hold such allure for generations of Western suspense authors. Is it the serene, understated elegance that defines the Zen and Shinto aesthetic? Is it the country’s unique historical evolution from isolated, feudal shogunate to a high-tech, futuristic player on the world…

Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015

Lancet: Bariatric surgery series – Medical Xpress

On Feb. 3, 2014 The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology will publish a series of review articles on bariatric surgery. The series covers current and controversial topics in bariatric surgery, including safety, guidelines for use, and mechanisms. More than 500 million adults worldwide now have obesity, which is a major risk factor for other disorders including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for both…

Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015

Embargoed news from Annals of Internal Medicine — ACIP 2014 Adult … – Science Codex

1a. ACIP Releases 2014 Adult Immunization Schedule The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) announced its recommended 2014 adult immunization schedule. The ACIP is comprised of the American College of Physicians and 16 other medical societies representing various medical practice areas. Each year, the ACIP reviews the CDC’s Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule to ensure the schedule reflects current clinical recommendations for licensed vaccines. The…

Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015

New Year! New You!- New England Journal of Medicine Report – KTLA

Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles at Complete PT because of new information about knee surgery and physical therapy. According to an article in The New York Times, arthroscopic surgery on the meniscus is the most common orthopedic procedure performed in the United States. The menisci are two discs of cartilage located in your knee between the femur and tibia and are subject to wear and tear as people…

Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015
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