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Episode 257: PREMIUM – Coenzyme Q10, antibiotics and alopecia areata

In episode 257, Mike and James go PREMIUM yet again and discuss the latest RCTs on Coenzyme Q10 in heart failure, antibiotics in otitis media with effusion, treatment for community acquired pneumonia and steroids for alopecia areata. Bottom line – you don’t want to miss the premium experience.

Show notes

1) The Effect of Coenzyme Q10 on Morbidity and Mortality in Chronic Heart Failure: Results From Q-SYMBIO: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial

JACC Heart Fail. 2014 Sep 25. pii: S2213-1779

2) Effect of antimicrobial treatment of acute otitis media on the daily disappearance of middle ear effusion: a placebo-controlled trial.

JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jul;168(7):635-41. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.5311.

3) β-Lactam Monotherapy vs β-Lactam–Macrolide Combination Treatment in Moderately Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia

JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct 6. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.4887 

4) Clobetasol Propionate, 0.05%, vs Hydrocortisone, 1%, for Alopecia Areata in Children – A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Jan;150(1):47-50. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.5764

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