Former veteran NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw revealed on Tuesday that he has multiple myeloma. The diagnosis was made last August at the Mayo Clinic and he has been receiving treatment since then while working as an NBC News special …
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Knowmedge – Docphin Internal Medicine Questions Collaboration Press Release   Docphin, an evidence-based medicine content management platform for hospitals and healthcare providers, to feature content from the Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Bank on its web and mobile platforms   Feb. …
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  Knowmedge is excited to announce its second eBook, High-Yield Internal Medicine Board Review Pearls, is now available for download on iOS, android and kindle devices. This eBook contains 17 chapters of Internal Medicine board review pearls. The chapters within …
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Announcer #1: Well folks, Week 1 of the Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Challenge is in the books and it’s turning out to be an exciting race!   Announcer #2: It sure is! The top 5 scorers this past week are …
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  The classic mnemonic often used to remember the causes of anion gap metabolic acidosis is “MUDPILES” M – Methanol U – Uremia D – Diabetic ketoacidosis P – Propylene Glycol I – Isoniazid L – Lactic Acidosis E – …
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Our special correspondent Psychiatrist Esther Oh, MD concludes her series on medical illnesses that can cause psychiatric symptoms with a look at depression   Depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders, affecting over 18 million Americans each …
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After suffering from drug, prescription medication and alcohol addiction over the decades, Philip Seymour Hoffman died on February 2nd in what is believed to be a heroin overdose. The Academy Award-winning actor was found with a syringe in his arm …
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Everything you need to know about Infective Endocarditis, as relevant for the Internal Medicine boards, shelf exam and USMLE Step 3   Infective endocarditis (IE) is a condition in which bacteria or fungus attach to the inside of the endocardial …
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We’re excited to kick off the Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Challenge for all our Facebook followers! Here’s how it works: Each day, between 6am – 9am EST, we’ll post a medical question on the Knowmedge facebook page (www.facebook.com/knowmedge) Submit your …
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    Medical Mnemonics Horner’s Syndrome (Oculosympathetic paresis) is a rare neurologic condition whose symptoms and signs include: Ptosis (drooping eyelid) Anhidrosis (inability to sweat). Miosis (pupil constriction) Horner’s syndrome can be caused by any set of sympathetic nerve fiber …
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