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March 24, 2015
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March 02, 2015
  For many of us, we'll remember February as one of the coldest on record.  But the frigid temperatures were certainly not the only topics to grab headlines this month.  We take a look back at the top 10 articles viewed on Docphin.   Here'...
February 03, 2015
or the last two years, we've released a list of Docphin's Top 50 articles of the year, which highlight the most viewed articles by physicians on Docphin. Many of our users have asked us to release a monthly list of most viewed articles on Docphin, so we are excited to announce the first installm...
January 14, 2015
Name: David Blitzer, 2nd year Medical Student Medical School: University of Pennsylvania Undergrad: The College of William and Mary Specialty Interest: Cardiology Trial: The Clopidogrel in Unstable Angina to Prevent Recurrent Events Tria...
January 07, 2015
Name:  Sep Rejai, 4th year Medical Student Institution: University of Michigan Undergrad: UC Davis Specialty Interest: Anesthesiology/Intensive Care Medicine I was born in Tehran, Iran and moved to the United States in high school.  Thro...
December 31, 2014
Name: Javad Azadi, MSIV Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Undergrad: Ohio State University  Trial: National Lung Screen Trial Review  Reference: The National Lung Screening Trial: overview and study desi...
December 24, 2014
Name: Devin D. Mehta, MD? Residency: Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center? Specialty Interest: Cardiology Devin D. Mehta is a resident physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He has a B...
December 17, 2014
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic, fatal disease, with average life expectancy of 2-5 years. A 2005 published trial of combination therapy (prednisone, azathioprine and N-acetylcysteine) showed improved pulmonary function when compared to a two-drug regimen of prednisone and azathioprin...
December 10, 2014
Name: Leah Marcotte, PGY1 Institution: University of Washington Leah is a first year resident in Internal Medicine, Primary Care at the University of Washington. She finished medical school last May at the University of Pennsylvania. Her interests include primary care, health ...
December 09, 2014
Can you believe its already December? 2014 may have flown by but there was no shortage of thought-provoking stories and ground breaking medical research published and discussed in healthcare. Curious about what doctors were reading ...
December 09, 2014
Can you believe its already December? 2014 may have flown by but there has been no shortage of thought-provoking stories and ground breaking medical research published and discussed in healthcare. Curious about what doctors were reading in 2014? Well with over 3 million articles viewed from ov...
December 03, 2014
Name: Sara Epstein, PGY 1 (Internal Medicine) Institution: University of California-San Francisco Trial: Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients Authors: NICE-SUGAR Investigators Journal: New England Journal of Me...
November 26, 2014
1) Tell us a bit about yourself and your background I attended undergrad at Williams College in Massachusetts where I majored in biology, psychology, and neuroscience. Following graduation I took a post-baccalaureate research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health where I worked for t...
November 19, 2014
Brian Walcott is a senior resident in neurological surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where he specializes in the care of patients suffering from diseases of the brain, cerebral blood vessels, skull base, and spine. His research interest is in vascular biology a...
November 12, 2014
Brian Walcott is a senior resident in neurological surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where he specializes in the care of patients suffering from diseases of the brain, cerebral blood vessels, skull base, and spine. His research interest is in vascular biology a...
June 02, 2014
No matter who you are, or where you live, the threat of dementia is real. According to the World Health Organization, dementia currently afflicts 35.6 million people worldwide, and 7.7 million ...
May 16, 2014
As an Afya Bora Fellow in Global Health Leadership at Johns Hopkins, I have sought to identify the key papers that changed the way the scientific community—and in many cases...
March 31, 2014
We are honored and thrilled to be selected by Apple as one of the best new iOS for Medical Professionals!  Our mission has and always will be to provide doctors with the mobile solutions...
March 03, 2014
One of the many frustrations facing busy medical professionals are the lack of resources that enable quick access and discovery to relevant medical research. Even for medical professionals...
February 28, 2014
  Its no secret that it can be challenging for busy medical professionals to keep up with the massive amounts of new research that is published today.  In fact, the amount of research being disseminated today is 10x that of a decade ago.   One of the reasons we st...
January 16, 2014
The latest news and advice about specialty choice and the residency selection process is now available in the Winter 2014 issue of the Choices newsletter, brought to you by the AAMC’s Careers in Medicine. Learn about orthopaedic surgery...
January 02, 2014
  Physical therapy (PT) is necessary for a patient to fully recover from surgeries related to the spine and neck, according to physical therapist Frank Zalesny. Zalesny also states that many times physical therapy is the most important aspect of recovery and that any...
December 16, 2013
At Docphin, we are committed to developing technology that accelerates the use of evidence-based medicine in the clinical setting. In 2013, doctors and providers from over 15 countries used Docphin to access more than 1 million research articles. More than two-thirds of engagement came from....
December 02, 2013
  A leading cardiologist is demanding a halt on a recently released online cholesterol risk calculator and cholesterol-lowering guidelines developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC). The calculator may be seriously flawed and could overe...
August 15, 2013
Saving your proxy to your docphin app is very easy to do from your iPhone, iPad or Android
August 15, 2013
Choosing your sources on Docphin (iPad)