News tagged with journal of the american medical association
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(Medical Xpress) -- How many established standards of medical care are wrong? Disturbingly, no one knows for sure, but one study suggests that it could be almost half, according to a commentary published in the Jan. 4 issue ...
Other Jan 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although personal health records are now securely accessible online to a large and growing number of individuals, little research has been conducted on opinions about their ease of use.
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Oregon's groundbreaking Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment program (POLST) is featured in the latest edition of the Journal of The American Medical Association. The program, which was created by health care p ...
Health Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients treated for acute heart attacks in the United States are readmitted within 30 days more often than in other countries, a finding explained in part by significantly shorter initial hospitalizations, according to an ...
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A new study published Wednesday cast doubt on the usefulness of a genetic test for patients taking the anti-coagulant drug Plavix, calling into question last year's FDA warning about the blood thinner.
Medications Dec 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A commentary by Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario and Dr. Meir Stampfer of the Harvard School of Public Health in today's Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) argues that vitamin therapy still ...
Health Dec 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that in low-income neighborhoods, misinformation about access to emergency contraception is a common occurrence. These ...
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The American Cancer Society has revised its guideline formation process to achieve greater transparency, consistency, and rigor in creating guidance about cancer screening. The new methods align with new principles from the ...
Cancer Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People who have the most common type of adult muscular dystrophy also have a higher risk of getting cancer, according to a paper published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Common causes for stillbirth include obstetric complications and placental abnormalities, while factors that could be known at the start of pregnancy, such as previous stillbirth or pregnancy loss, were associated with an ...
Medical research Dec 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Contrary to current guidelines, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that angioplasties performed at centers without on-site cardiac surgery capabilities pose no increased risk for patient death or emergency bypass surgery. ...
Surgery Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Contrary to claims that U.S. presidents age at twice the normal rate, a new study finds that most U.S. presidents live longer than expected for men of their same age and era.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 6 |
Surgery significantly improves short- and long-term outcomes in patients with heart failure caused by a bacterial infection known as endocarditis, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers.
Cardiology Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
For years doctors have warned that too much salt is bad for your heart. Now a new McMaster University study suggests that both high and low levels of salt intake may put people with heart disease or diabetes at increased ...
Health Nov 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
People who ate canned soup for five days straight saw their urinary levels of the chemical bisphenol A spike 1,200 percent compared to those who ate fresh soup, US researchers said on Tuesday.
Health Nov 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (11) | 11