The notion that senior drivers have higher rates of crashes because they are poorer drivers is largely a misconception, according to a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Suicide rates in Canada are increasing for girls but decreasing for boys, with suffocation now the most common method for both sexes, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Introducing graduated drivers' licenses for seniors in Canada might help improve road safety, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An updated policy guiding pelvic examinations of women under anesthetic in Canada has created a gap in terms of consent, states an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Blood testing to determine a link between food and illness is increasingly common, but some tests are not considered diagnostic and can lead to confusion, according to a primer in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Statins may prevent pneumonia, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Researchers from Israel and the United States analyzed data from the JUPITER trial, a randomized, double-blind trial with pl ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 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 |
For assessing severe trauma, single-pass whole-body computed tomography (CT) can prove but not definitively exclude the presence of injuries and should be performed later than 30 minutes after admission to an emergency department ...
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An irregular heartbeat -- atrial fibrillation -- is a strong predictor of cognitive decline and the loss of independence in daily activities in older people at risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study in CMAJ (Canad ...
Cardiology Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians take two types of approaches to palliative sedation, either mild sedation or deep sedation from the start, and it is important to understand the reasons behind each approach, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Other Feb 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
An analysis of research on physical punishment of children over the past 20 years indicates that such punishment is potentially harmful to their long-term development, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A visit to the emergency department during nonsummer months was associated with a three-fold risk of acute respiratory or gastrointestinal infection in elderly residents of long-term care facilities, according to a study ...
Health Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One in ten Canadians cannot afford to take their prescription drugs as directed, according to an analysis by researchers from the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Canada should prohibit disclosure of the sex of a fetus until after 30 weeks of pregnancy to combat female feticide which is practised by some ethnic groups in Canada and the United States, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canad ...
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A simple physician notification system can help prevent further fractures in osteoporotic patients who have had already had fractures, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0