News tagged with archives of internal medicine
We are often asked whether coffee is good or bad for the health. The answer is both good and bad.
Health Apr 13, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (6) | 0
(HealthDay)—As anyone who's lost a job can attest, stress and worry often quickly follow. But the health of your heart after unemployment can also take a tumble.
Cardiology Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research at Saint Louis University shows physicians do not talk to patients about the psychosocial impact and long-term risks of implanting cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) to treat irregular heart rhythms, leaving ...
Cardiology Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drug overdose was the leading cause of death among homeless adults in Boston from 2003 to 2008 and accounted for one-third of deaths among those ages 25 to 44. A study by investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More than a third of U.S. physicians responding to a national survey indicated they often or sometimes prescribed brand-name drugs when appropriate generic substitutes were available simply because patients requested the ...
Medications Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Even the best medicines in the world can be rendered ineffective if they are not taken as prescribed. The problem known as medication "non-adherence" is a major health issue in the United ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Generic medications currently account for over 70 percent of prescriptions dispensed. However, while generic drugs are clinically bioequivalent to the brand-name version, they often differ in their physical characteristics, ...
Medications Dec 31, 2012 | 3 / 5 (5) | 1 |
An analysis of nationally representative survey data found significant improvement in the delivery of underused care, but more limited changes in the reduction of inappropriate care in ambulatory health care settings between ...
Health Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A meta-analysis of 10 studies suggests that receipt of a blood transfusion among patients with myocardial infarction (heart attack) was associated with increased all-cause mortality compared with not receiving a blood transfusion ...
Cardiology Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Following BRCA testing, many women who are non-BRCA carriers undergo risk-reducing procedures and additional ovarian cancer screenings, despite limited data to determine the effectiveness of these interventions among the ...
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that making prescription refills more affordable and easier to get may reduce disparities among hypertension patients.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Efforts to help overweight patients avoid diabetes through lifestyle changes need not rely on intensive, one-on-one focused programs, a new clinical study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Palo Alto ...
Diabetes Dec 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Using a mobile app that tracks eating and activity helped people lose an average of 15 pounds and keep it off for at least a year, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(HealthDay)—DMAA sports supplements have been linked to at least two deaths and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to 10 manufacturers last spring about a lack of data on their ...
Medications Dec 03, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Money may not buy you happiness, but it can help you avoid the ill effects of unhappiness and stress. That's the upshot of a new British study that finds stressed-out rich people live longer ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 03, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 6 |
Archives of Internal Medicine
The Archives of Internal Medicine is an international peer-reviewed professional medical journal published twice a month by the American Medical Association. Archives of Internal Medicine, begun in 1908, publishes original, peer-reviewed manuscripts on a full spectrum of internal medicine topics including cardiovascular disease, geriatrics, infectious disease, gastroenterology, endocrinology, allergy, and immunology.
The Archives of Internal Medicine, which publishes 22 times per year, has a print circulation of over 100 000 physicians in 75 countries. The Archives of Internal Medicine's recent acceptance rate is about 10%. The average time from receipt to first decision is 12 days; from receipt to final decision, 14 days; from submission to publication, 152 days. The Editor of the Archives of Internal Medicine is Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California (see Archives Editorial Board).
The journal's impact factor was 8.0 in 2005 and 8.7 in 2006, ranking near the top among over 100 general and internal medicine titles.
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