News tagged with bmj
People eating at fast food restaurants largely underestimate the calorie content of meals, especially large ones, according to a paper published today in BMJ.
Health May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The processes to allow people to self-manage their own illness are not being used appropriately by health professionals to the benefit of their patients, new research suggests.
Health May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Today the BMJ calls for doctors and patients to join together as partners to improve healthcare.
Health May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The proportion of young women diagnosed with genital warts in Australia has seen a significant decline thanks to the HPV vaccine, suggests a paper published today in BMJ.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Focusing prostate cancer testing on men at highest risk of developing the disease is likely to improve the ratio between benefits and the harms of screening, suggests a paper published today in BMJ.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
If we are to make any progress in tackling the obesity crisis, we have to look again at what really makes us fat, claims an article published in this week's BMJ.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 16, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 1
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 |
(HealthDay)—Following requests from Cochrane researchers, Roche has pledged to release full clinical study reports for Tamiflu, although there appear to be conditions attached, according to correspondence ...
Medications Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One of the world's top medical journals has launched a campaign against overdiagnosis, where people are diagnosed with medical conditions they don't have and prescribed medicine they don't need.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A 2011 warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the popular antidepressant citalopram (Celexa) left many patients and physicians with more questions than answers. Now an analysis of the medical records of ...
Medications Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A special report published by the BMJ today finds that thousands of melanoma patients around the world are undergoing an expensive and invasive procedure called sentinel node biopsy, despite a lack of clear evidence and co ...
Cancer Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The presence of pain when travelling over speed bumps is associated with an increased likelihood of acute appendicitis, among patients coming into hospital with abdominal pain, finds a study in the BMJ Christmas issue and pu ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Opinions of the tooth fairy as kind and giving may need to be revised following "mounting reports of less child-friendly activity", says a paper published in the BMJ Christmas edition and appearing online today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health inequalities between England's richest and poorest areas have widened in the ten years between 1999 and 2008. Researchers warn, in a study published today in BMJ, that over the next ten years, we may experience smalle ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There can be no debate about Tamiflu whilst Roche does not keep its promise to release "full study reports" about the drug, argue senior researchers from the Cochrane group today.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
BMJ is a partially open-access peer-reviewed medical journal. Originally called the British Medical Journal, the title was officially shortened to BMJ in 1988. The journal is published by the BMJ Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Medical Association. The editor in chief of BMJ is Fiona Godlee, who was appointed in February 2005.
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