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Healthy eating may reduce the risk of preterm delivery

A diet based on fruits and vegetables, whole grain products and some types of fish seems to reduce the risk of preterm delivery. This is the conclusion of a Nordic study on 66,000 pregnant Norwegian women ...

Mar 10, 2014
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'Too much mammography'

Doctors tell many American women that they need a yearly mammogram to screen for breast cancer. Early detection saves lives, women are told. But evidence has been mounting for years that mammograms do not reduce the risk ...

Feb 21, 2014
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Study pinpoints job role specific carcinogens

A world-first study of occupational carcinogen exposure has revealed that 40 per cent of Australian workers could be exposed to chemicals that may increase their risk of developing cancer.

Feb 12, 2014
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GP health checks have impact on risk factors

(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide suggests there are ongoing benefits in managing risk factors from annual GP health checks, amid growing international concern that such check-ups do not improve ...

Jan 20, 2014
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BMJ

BMJ is a partially open access medical journal. It is among the most influential and widely read peer-reviewed general academic journals in the field of medicine in the world.

The journal is published by the BMJ Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Medical Association that also publishes 24 other journals focusing on various medical specialties. Originally called the British Medical Journal, the title was officially shortened to BMJ in 1988.

The editor of BMJ is Fiona Godlee, who was appointed in February 2005.

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