News tagged with british medical journal
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Many of the proposed actions in the government's white paper Healthy Lives, Healthy People lack evidence of effectiveness and some have even been shown not to work, according to an analysis published in the British Medical ...
Health Nov 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Waiting for at least three minutes before clamping the umbilical cord in healthy newborns improves their iron levels at four months, according to research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
With three people on the kidney transplant list dying in the UK every day, should doctors encourage their patients to put themselves at risk for the benefit of others? Two experts debate the issue in the British Medical Journal ...
Other Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Eating a diet high in fibre, particularly from cereal and whole grains, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, finds a new study integrating all available evidence published in the British Medical Journal ...
Cancer Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Research commissioned by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme and carried out by research teams from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD) and the Universities of Exeter (Sport and Health Sciences) ...
Health Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
GP receptionists play a major and important role in ensuring that patients get the correct treatments when they need them, according to a study* published today (3 November) in the British Medical Journal.
Medications Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
An experimental drug called Ocrelizumab has shown promise in a Phase 2 clinical trial involving 220 people with multiple sclerosis (MS), an often debilitating, chronic autoimmune disease that affects an increasing number ...
Neuroscience Nov 01, 2011 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Just over one in five (21%) of articles published in six leading medical journals in 2008 have evidence of honorary and ghost authorship, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Oct 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A study published in the British Medical Journal today confirms previous findings that certain oral contraceptive pills are more likely to cause serious blood clots (venous thromboembolism - VTE ) than others.
Medications Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patient satisfaction is increasingly recognized as an important component of quality of care. To achieve a high level of patient satisfaction, providers need to identify and address patients' expectations. However, a new ...
Other Oct 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There is no link between long-term use of mobile phones and tumours of the brain or central nervous system, finds new research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Oct 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study focusing on the family and friends of people who were suicidal has highlighted the main challenges they face when trying to judge whether a person is in danger and decide what they should do about it.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women with high blood pressure (hypertension) in the early stages of pregnancy are more likely to have babies with birth defects, irrespective of commonly prescribed medicines for their condition, finds new research published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Male bowel cancer patients are very likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) after treatment and yet the majority are not receiving adequate information about the condition, according to a study published in the British ...
Cancer Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome are more likely to have problems with pregnancy regardless of whether they are undergoing fertility treatment, claims new research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0