News tagged with medical journals
People with Parkinson's disease who receive Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy in the early stages of the condition will benefit from a significant increase in quality of life, a revolutionary study from ...
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Spin and bias exist in a high proportion of published studies of the outcomes and adverse side-effects of phase III clinical trials of breast cancer treatments, according to new research published in the cancer journal Annals of ...
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
African-Americans with a variant of the ABCA7 gene have almost double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease compared with African-Americans who lack the variant. The largest genome-wide search for Alzheimer's ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Women who have breast reconstruction surgery using a transplanted flap of their own tissue have a low rate of short-term complications, a new study says.
Surgery Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Quality is a central component of any discussion around health care and one of the key dimensions and measurements of quality care is the patient experience. However, many healthcare organizations struggle to become 'patient ...
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who received an implantable heart defibrillator in everyday practice had survival benefits on par with those who received the same devices in carefully controlled clinical trials, according to a new study that highlights ...
Cardiology Jan 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
For the first time ever in Australia, a woman whose chemotherapy rendered her infertile has fallen pregnant using ovarian tissue taken from her body before her cancer treatment, a new study reports.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a molecular genetic evaluation involving 91 cases of intrauterine fetal death, mutations associated with susceptibility to long QT syndrome (LQTS; a heart disorder that increases the risk for an irregular heartbeat and ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
One of the world's top medical journals has launched a campaign against overdiagnosis, where people are diagnosed with medical conditions they don't have and prescribed medicine they don't need.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Studies loaded with fraudulent data may have encouraged the use of a treatment for patients in intensive care units that now appears to do more harm than good, new research shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Physicians from the Departments of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are proposing that current pediatric guidelines and practices could be implemented ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A first-of-its kind national survey of medical students and residents finds that despite recent efforts by medical schools and academic medical centers to restrict access of pharmaceutical sales representatives ...
Other Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A UC San Francisco team has developed a tool that can help determine – and perhaps influence – senior citizens' 10-year survivability rates.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Australian experts are urging caution over a new study that suggests a link between insufficient vitamin D and pregnancy complications like gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia, and lower birth weight in new ...
Health Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Turns out a few extra pounds may not be such a bad thing, according to a new analysis of nearly three million adults that showed people who are overweight or slightly obese may live longer.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 5