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February 2022- Volume 4- Issue 1


Ask The Groundhog? 
Paul Lyons, M.D., Dean and President at the California University of Science and Medicine, Colton, California

Original Investigation

Potassium Control System: Characteristics of the First Responder Component - Part 1 
Neal S. Bricker, Division of Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California
Edgar Sanclemente, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Laura Zea, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Stewart Shankel M.D., Division of Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California

HAART and Increasing Prostate Cancer Incidence and Risk in Adult Men – Treatment Disparities and Outcome: A Systematic Review of Literature  
Samy Allam M.D., M.H.A., Department of Medical Education, California University of Science and Medicine, School of Medicine, Colton, California

Characterization of Food Insecurity in the Inpatient Setting of an Urban County Hospital 
Senxi Du B.A., University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Kira Watson M.D., M.P.H., Division of General Internal Medicine and Division of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
Andrew Young D.O., Division of Geriatric, Hospital, Palliative and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, california

At the Clinic

Mysterious Weakness 
Nozar Amiri, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine, California University of Science and Medicine, School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine University of California Riverside, School of Medicine

In the Journals

Polymicrobial cholangitis and kaposi's sarcoma in blood product transfusion-related acquired immune deficiency syndrome  
Franklin R. Cockerill III, M.D., Dominic V. Hurley, M.D., Juan-R. Malagelada, M.D., Ernest E. Lack Jr., M.D., Kamil G. Ishak, M.D., Robert E. Van Scoy, M.D. - The American Journal of Medicine

Does cannabis use in adolescence predict self-harm or suicide? Results from a Finnish Birth Cohort Study   
Alexander Denissoff, et al. Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland - Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica

Associations Between Sleep Position and Nocturnal Gastroesophageal Reflux: A Study Using Concurrent Monitoring of Sleep Position and Esophageal pH and Impedance   
Schuitenmaker, Jeroen M. MD; van Dijk, Mitch MD; Oude Nijhuis, Renske A.B. MD; Smout, André J.P.M. MD, PhD; Bredenoord, Albert J. MD, PhD.,Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Amsterdam Gastroenterology and Metabolism, University Medical Centers Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. -The American Journal of Gastroenterology

The MELD Score Is Superior to the Maddrey Discriminant Function Score to Predict Short-Term Mortality in Alcohol-Associated Hepatitis: A Global Study   
Morales-Arráez, D. MD, PhD, et al. Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Pittsburgh Liver Research Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Canarias, Spain. -The American Journal of Gastroenterology

Visual field defects and myopic macular degeneration in Singapore adults with high myopia   
Carla Lanca, et al. Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore. - British Journal of Ophthalmology

Metabo-Endotypes of Asthma Reveal Differences in Lung Function: Discovery and Validation in Two TOPMed Cohorts    
Rachel S. Kelly, et al. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. - American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Diagnostic delay in moderately/poorly differentiated breast cancer types   
Elfgen, Constanzea, et al., Department of Breast Surgery, Breast-Center Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Faculty of Medicine, University of Witten-Herdecke, Witten-Herdecke, Germany. - European Journal of Cancer Prevention

Improvements in Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Longitudinal Study in the MR CLEAN Registry   
Kars C.J. Compagne, et al. Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Doctor Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, the Netherlands. - Stroke

Association of Spironolactone Use With Risk of Cancer A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis   
Kanthi Bommareddy, MD, et al. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Holy Cross Health, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. - JAMA Dermatology










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