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A leading British medical journal is asking the drug maker Roche to release all its data on Tamiflu, claiming there is no evidence the drug can actually stop the flu.
Medications Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A joint investigation by the BMJ and Daily Telegraph has exposed the major flaws in the current EU system used for regulating medical devices, such as hip replacements and breast implants.
Other Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have found that medications currently used to immobilize patients during surgery can increase the risk of postoperative respiratory complications. Their study being published ...
Medications Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
HRT therapy has been subject to much discussion due to both positive effects (reduced risk of cardiovascular disease) and negative effects (increased risk of breast cancer). A paper published in the BMJ Group's Journal of ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new type of firework caused severe eye injuries and blindness in children and adults at last year's bonfire night celebrations, warn doctors in a letter to this week's BMJ.
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Leading doctors are calling for action to tackle unnecessary care that is estimated to account for up to $800bn in the United States every year.
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Although some family health innovations have proved effective in communities around the globe, many fail to gain widespread use – particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Researchers at Yale's ...
Health Sep 21, 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 |
Migraines currently affect about 20 percent of the female population, and while these headaches are common, there are many unanswered questions surrounding this complex disease. Previous studies have linked this disorder ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Even mild depression or anxiety may raise your risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and other causes, according to British researchers.
Health Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Heterosexual men make up a small but growing number of people infected with HIV in Canada. Yet a new study has found that many of them feel existing HIV-related programs and services don't meet their needs and are geared ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Persistent dental plaque may increase the risk of dying early from cancer, suggests an observational study published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Dentistry Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Current clinical guidance recommends physical activity to alleviate the symptoms of depression (1). However, new research published today in the BMJ, suggests that adding a physical activi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- For patients with community-acquired pneumonia without preexisting diabetes, serum glucose levels at admission are predictive of death at 28 and 90 days, according to a study published online ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Many athletes with asthma may not be using the best treatment for their condition and could be putting their long term health at risk, according to a roundup by journalist Sophie Arie published by the BMJ today.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0