News tagged with british medical journal
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 |
The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension skills (cognitive function) can start to deteriorate from age 45, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (9) | 36 |
In 2010, researchers from Lund University reported that 60 percent of all anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions could be avoided in favor of rehabilitation. The results made waves around the world, and were met with ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Half of the benefit of taking sleeping pills comes from the placebo effect, according to a major new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Human activities are advancing the spread of vector-borne, zoonotic diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease and dengue fever, report scientists publishing a series of papers today in the journal The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
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
(Medical Xpress)—Children taking central nervous system stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin do not face an increased risk of serious heart conditions during treatment, according to a new University of Florida study ...
Attention deficit disorders Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Being obese as a child or adolescent may have a larger effect on future health than previously thought, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A whole-genome scan to identify large-scale chromosomal damage can help doctors choose the best treatment option for children with neuroblastoma, one of the most common types of childhood cancer, finds an international collaboration ...
Cancer Sep 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Mums-to-be can reduce their chances of excessive weight gain during pregnancy by up to 20% if they swap to a low glycaemic index (GI) diet, say researchers.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Treatment for cervical disease does not appear to increase the risk of subsequently giving birth prematurely, according to a study of over 44,000 women in England. The study, published online in the British Medical Journal today, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
Elite athletes who cross more than five time zones to compete are around two to three times as likely to get ill as when they compete on their home turf, suggests research published online in the British Journal of Sports Me ...
Health Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a link between patients who undergo total nephrectomy - complete kidney removal - and erectile dysfunction. Results from the multi-center ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 30, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A professor from the University of Southampton has called on doctors around the world to give patients with persistent dizziness a booklet of simple exercises, after new research has shown that it is a very cost effective ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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.
For more information about BMJ, read the full article at
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