British Medical Journal
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 |
The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension skills (cognitive function) can start to deteriorate from age 45, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (9) | 36 |
A high heart rate (pulse) at rest is linked to a higher risk of death even in physically fit, healthy people, suggests research published online in the journal Heart.
Cardiology Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A paper published today in BMJ suggests a strong association between population-wide weight change and risk of death from type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Male pattern baldness is linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease, but only if it's on the top/crown of the head, rather than at the front, finds an analysis of published evidence in the online journal BMJ Op ...
Cardiology Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Caffeine 'can significantly protect against crash risk' for long distance heavy vehicle drivers, study says
Long distance commercial drivers who consume caffeinated substances such as coffee or energy drinks, to stay awake while driving, are significantly less likely to crash than those who do not, even though they ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Millions of people could be mislabeled as mentally ill when psychiatry's bible of diagnoses is updated in May, warns a senior doctor in this week's BMJ.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Working night shifts might increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer, indicates research published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
During the 1930s, dedicated sanitaria and invasive surgery were commonly prescribed for those with the infection - usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which the editors describe as "the most successful human pathog ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dietary advice about fats and the risk of heart disease is called into question in BMJ today as a clinical trial shows that replacing saturated animal fats with omega-6 polyunsaturated vegetable fats is linked to an increa ...
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Reducing sugar intake has a small but significant effect on body weight in adults, finds a paper published on BMJ website today.
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
It may be the season to eat, drink and be merry, but each day of over-indulging can take several hours off your life, according to a Christmas article published on BMJ website today.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Recipes created by popular television chefs contain significantly more energy, protein, fat, and saturated fat and less fibre per portion than supermarket ready meals, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ websit ...
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
Dogs can sniff out Clostridium difficile (the infective agent that is responsible for many of the dreaded "hospital acquired infections") in stool samples and even in the air surrounding patients in hospital with a very h ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |