British Medical Journal (BMJ)
(Medical Xpress)—Mums-to-be can reduce their chances of excessive weight gain during pregnancy by up to 20% if they swap to a low glycaemic index (GI) diet, say researchers.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The clot stabilizer drug tranexamic acid can be administered safely to a wide range of patients with traumatic bleeding and should not be restricted to the most severe cases, a study published in the BMJ today suggests.
Cardiology Sep 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The ongoing obesity epidemic is creating an unprecedented challenge for healthcare systems around the world, but what determines who gets fat? Two experts debate the issue in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men and women with raised levels of an antibody known as rheumatoid factor in their blood have up to a 26-fold greater long term risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women carrying a mutation in the BRCA1- or BRCA2- genes (which control the suppression of breast and ovarian cancer) who have undergone diagnostic radiation to the chest before the age of 30 are more likely to develop breast ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A study conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detected a high prevalence of abnormalities associated with knee osteoarthritis in middle-aged and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Kidney stones are associated with a small but significant increased risk of developing more serious kidney problems later in life, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of "smoky coal" for household cooking and heating is associated with a substantial increase in the lifetime risk of developing lung cancer, finds a study from China published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Cancer Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—There is a lack of consistency in the amount of information available to patients to help them make informed choices about their healthcare, say researchers at Northumbria University.
Other Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers, doctors and patients tend to agree that during the high-risk period after an attempted suicide, the treatment of choice is close contact, follow-up and personal interaction in order to prevent a tragic repeat. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Public health needs a radical shake up if it is to enable good health to flourish, say experts in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Unhealthy behaviors like being overweight, smoking and heavy drinking explain almost half of the social inequalities in type 2 diabetes, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diabetes Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Treatment for cervical disease does not appear to increase the risk of subsequently giving birth prematurely, according to a study of over 44,000 women in England. The study, published online in the British Medical Journal today, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Certain medical students may be more likely to stay in their own countries or work in rural areas of their own countries when they qualify as doctors, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Financial incentives (pay for performance) schemes for health professionals "can undermine motivation and worsen performance" warn US experts in an editorial published in the British Medical Journal today. They also say th ...
Health Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0