British Medical Journal
Antibiotic resistance "has the potential to undermine modern health systems," argue health economists Richard Smith and Joanna Coast on bmj.com today. They believe that an increase in resistant organisms coupled with a big ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Internet searches on health symptoms can be used to identify drug side effects and could be used to develop a new kind of early warning system to boost drug safety, indicates a study published online in the Journal of th ...
Medications Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Short bouts of moderately intense exercise seem to boost self control, indicates an analysis of the published evidence in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health Mar 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The cost of one year's treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with new generation drugs is more than the per capita gross domestic product of 26 European countries, reveals research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Di ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The perpetration of homicide by people with mental disorders has received much attention, but their risk of being victims of homicide has rarely been examined. Yet such information may help develop more effective strategies ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The walls of the body's major artery—the aorta—are already thickened in babies born to mums who are overweight or obese, finds a small study published online in the Fetal and Neonatal Edition of Archives of Disease of ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every one degree fall in outside air temperature during the winter corresponds to a drop in ambulance response time of more than 1 per cent, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with more severe depression show at least as good clinical benefit from 'low-intensity' interventions, such as self help books and websites, as less severely ill patients, suggests a paper published on BMJ websit ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Telehealth does not improve generic health related quality of life or psychological outcomes for patients with long term conditions over 12 months, finds a study published on BMJ website today.
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study published in BMJ today finds an increased risk of narcolepsy in children and adolescents who received the A/H1N1 2009 influenza vaccine (Pandemrix) during the pandemic in England.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Governments around the world should stop squandering resources fighting an "unwinnable war" against illegal drugs, such as cocaine and heroin. Instead, they should use the cash to curb antibiotic misuse, which poses a far ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The widely held belief that the UK supply of innovative new medicines has conspicuously dwindled in recent decades, is not borne out by the evidence, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Medications Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Processing a prescription through an electronic ordering system can halve the likelihood of a drug error, and avert more than 17 million such incidents in US hospitals in one year alone, indicates research published online ...
Other Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The authors estimate nearly 40,000 extra admissions to hospital as a result of income inequality over the three year study period.
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The study supports the notion that smoking bans have public health benefits from early life.
Addiction Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0