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Proceed To Article Disease Of The Week
Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, which is found in wheat, rye, barley, and possibly oats.

In Italy, where the disease is common, most of the population has been tested for celiac disease by six years of age. In the United States, testing is rare and most sufferers go ten years before properly diagnosed. Read a complete report from the NIDDK

Proceed To Article Evidence Based Medicine - Vocabulary
University medical centers, libraries and other academic institutions are extolling the virtues of evidence-based medicine. However, when questioned, few practitioners know what evidence-based medicine is or how to apply it to their practice. For that reason, Vidyyasm presents our Evidence Based Medicine Vocabulary Primer. Compiled from a variety of Web resources, this comprehensive vocabulary list is yours to keep, courtesy of Vidyya.

Proceed To Article Exciting New Antibiotic
Zyvox is the first in a new class of synthetic drugs -- the oxazolidinone class -- approved for use in the United States and the world. It is also the first drug in over 40 years to be introduced into the US market for treatment of MRSA infections. More....

Proceed To Article Hitting The Net
You're interested in CME but you're not interested in paying for it. You want slides and audio and you want ease of use. Well, look no further than the University of Florida. At University of Florida's CME Information Center you'll find a number of multimedia presentations tailor-made to suit your needs. You'll need Real Audio's Real Player.

To get started with this excellent CME site, read Vidyya's review of Medicine in the New Millenium: Nothing But Net.

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