Canadian Medical Association Journal

CMAJ showcases innovative research and ideas aimed at improving health for people in Canada and globally. It publishes original clinical research, analyses and reviews, news, practice updates and thought-provoking editorials. CMAJ has an impact factor of more than 9 and the website receives over 2 million unique visitors a year.

Publisher
Canadian Medical Association
Country
Canada
History
1911-present
Impact factor
9.020 (2010)

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Obstetrics & gynaecology

Physician procedure volume linked to outcomes after surgical abortion

Although surgically induced abortion is a low-risk procedure, women whose physician infrequently performs it have almost twice the risk of severe complications, found new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

Cancer

Five things to know about melanoma

"Five things to know about ... melanoma" in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides a brief overview of this malignant skin cancer for physicians and patients.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Five things to know about loneliness in older adults

Loneliness, an emotional state rather than a mental disorder, can substantially affect the health of older adults, as well as use of health care services. A "Five things to know about ..." practice article in CMAJ (Canadian ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Five things to know about physician suicide

Physician suicide is an urgent problem with rates higher than suicide rates in the general public, with potential for extensive impact on health care systems.

Immunology

New review: What to do to prevent food allergies in infants

With food allergies in children on the rise, parents often ask the question, How do I prevent food allergies in my baby? A new review published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), based on the latest evidence, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Could psychedelic drugs be good medicine for some?

(HealthDay)—In a carefully controlled setting, psychedelic drugs such as LSD or "magic mushrooms" may benefit patients with hard-to-treat anxiety, addiction or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research suggests.

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