News tagged with british medical journal
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Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that conflicts of interest (COI) are prevalent and potentially underreported among individuals participating in the development of clinical practice guidelines, which ...
Other Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with HIV have a 15 years longer life expectancy thanks to improved treatments over the past 13 years, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal today.
HIV & AIDS Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
More research is needed before conclusions can be drawn about the effect of recent reforms on hospital quality, let alone about the merits of the coalition government's proposals to extend competition, warn experts on British ...
Health Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The increasing use of "narrative verdicts" by coroners in England and Wales may be leading to greater underestimation of suicide rates, warn experts in the British Medical Journal today, based on ongoing research part funded ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
According to Anna R. Giuliano, Ph.D., program leader in cancer epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues in the Netherlands, earlier circumcision of males in South Africa may be a positive step ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 06, 2011 | 1 / 5 (2) | 3
Between 2010 and 2050, smoking could be responsible for 40 million excess deaths from tuberculosis (TB), according to research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Addiction Oct 05, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(PhysOrg.com) -- Which scientific health and medical research projects receive government funding in any given year relies to some extent on 'chance' according to recent research by a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) ...
Medical research Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
High levels of pollution could increase the risk of having a heart attack for up to six hours after exposure, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Raised yellow patches of skin (xanthelasmata) around the upper or lower eyelids are markers of an individual's increased risk of having a heart attack or suffering from heart disease, finds research published in the British Me ...
Cardiology Sep 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A person tries to kill themselves in China every two minutes, the government and state media said Thursday, giving the country one of the highest suicide rates in the world.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Johns Hopkins researchers say data show aging alone, not hormonal impact of menopause, explains increasing number of deaths as women age
Cardiology Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Nearly half of recreational runners may be drinking too much fluid during races, according to a survey of runners by Loyola University Health System researchers.
Health Sep 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Many care homes provide first rate care, despite relentless negative media coverage, argues an expert in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
More than 150 cases of measles have been reported in the United States already this year and there have been similar outbreaks in Europe, a sign the disease is making an alarming comeback. The reappearance of the potentially ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
High levels of chocolate consumption might be associated with a one third reduction in the risk of developing heart disease, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cardiology Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1