News tagged with canadian medical association journal
Method of birth (vaginal birth s. cesarean delivery) and feeding practices (breastfeeding v. formula-feeding) influence the development of gut bacteria in newborns and thus may affect lifelong health, according to a new study ...
Pediatrics Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The non-O ABO blood type is the most important risk factor for venous thromboembolism (blood clots in veins), making up 20% of attributable risk for the condition, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Low levels of vitamin D may be associated with longevity, according to a study involving middle-aged children of people in their 90s published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Engaging in a combination of healthy behaviours, such as not smoking, moderate alcohol consumption, exercise, and eating fruits and vegetables daily makes it significantly more likely people will stay healthy as they age, ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Adolescents who sleep poorly may be at risk of cardiovascular disease in later life, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Moderate alcohol consumption increases the risk of atrial fibrillation in older people with heart disease or advanced diabetes, found a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The number of new cases of heart failure in Ontario decreased 33% over a decade, suggesting preventive efforts may be working. However, mortality rates remain high for people with the disease, states a study published in ...
Cardiology Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Psychological distress was associated with a higher risk of death from stroke, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For people receiving health care for acute and persistent low-back pain, symptoms will improve significantly in the first six weeks, but pain and disability may linger even after one year, states a large study published in ...
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Medically prescribed heroin is more cost-effective than methadone for treating long-term street heroin users, according to a new study by researchers at Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia.
Addiction Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Recent policies calling for vaccinating preschool-aged children against the flu led to a 34 percent decline in influenza cases in this age group, according to researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and McGill University. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A group of French scientists (from the Unit of Research on Nutritional Epidemiology, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Bobigny, France; the French Institute for Prevention and Health Education, St. Denis, ...
Addiction Jul 19, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The use of varenicline to stop smoking is associated with a 72% increased risk of a serious adverse cardiovascular event, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cardiology Jul 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Drospirenone, the top-selling oral contraceptive marketed as Yaz or Yasmin in the U.S. and Canada, doesn't carry any more risk of gall bladder disease than the older generation of birth control pills, despite claims by some ...
Medications Apr 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People with job stress and an unhealthy lifestyle are at higher risk of coronary artery disease than people who have job stress but lead healthy lifestyles, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Cardiology May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Canadian Medical Association Journal
The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is a general medical journal that is published biweekly by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). It showcases innovative research and ideas aimed at improving health for people in Canada and globally. CMAJ publishes original clinical research, analyses and reviews, news, practice updates and thought-provoking editorials.
It is considered to be one of the top six general medical journals ; the others being the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, The Lancet, the British Medical Journal, and the Annals of Internal Medicine. The journal has an impact factor of 7.1 and its website receives over 25 million requests a year.
Dr. Paul Hebert, a medical researcher and senior scientist with the Ottawa Health Research Institute, is the editor-in-chief.
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