Canadian Medical Association Journal
Uncircumcised boys are at higher risk of urinary tract infection, regardless of whether the urethra is visible, found a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Overweight and Obesity Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Cyclists who died of a head injury were three times as likely to not be wearing a helmet compared with those who died of other injuries, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The number of prescription drugs that can have serious adverse effects from interactions with grapefruit are markedly increasing, yet many physicians may be unaware of these effects, states an article published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
Canada should prohibit disclosure of the sex of a fetus until after 30 weeks of pregnancy to combat female feticide which is practised by some ethnic groups in Canada and the United States, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canad ...
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
The tradition of fighting in hockey should be stopped, as research shows that repeated head trauma causes severe and progressive brain damage, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Imagine ice hockey without body checking and football with less hitting. What might sound blasphemous to hockey and football fans and players has more support than you may imagine. And ...
Health Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An analysis of research on physical punishment of children over the past 20 years indicates that such punishment is potentially harmful to their long-term development, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Blood testing to determine a link between food and illness is increasingly common, but some tests are not considered diagnostic and can lead to confusion, according to a primer in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cancer is a growing health concern in low- and middle-income countries, and there is an opportunity for Canada to make a significant contribution to help tackle the disease, states an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical As ...
Cancer Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An increased risk of bladder cancer is linked to the use of pioglitazone, a medication commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cancer Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Most pharmaceutical drugs in Canada are manufactured overseas in countries such as India, China and others, yet how can we be confident the drug supply is safe, writes a drug policy researcher in an opinion piece in CMAJ (Canad ...
Medications Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Routine screening for type 2 diabetes in adults at low and moderate risk is not recommended, although it is recommended for people at high and very high risk of the disease, state new diabetes screening guidelines published ...
Diabetes Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Engaging in a combination of healthy behaviours, such as not smoking, moderate alcohol consumption, exercise, and eating fruits and vegetables daily makes it significantly more likely people will stay healthy as they age, ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Low levels of vitamin D may be associated with longevity, according to a study involving middle-aged children of people in their 90s published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |