WASHINGTON -- David Courtwright, the nation's leading historian on drug use and drug policy, has published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine arguing that physicians must heed the lessons of the 19th and 20th centuries...Show More Summary
On November 9th, the New England Journal of Medicine published SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) comparing “intensive” blood pressure lowering (targeting The post Informed patients need one thing not provided in SPRINT trial news: what were the absolute benefit/harm numbers? appeared first on HealthNewsReview.org.
Study results just published in the New England Journal of Medicine have found that a new drug combination may simplify hepatitis C treatment for both patients and physicians.
According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the use of dietary supplements sends an estimated 23,000 Americans to the emergency department each year. Approximately 25 percent of the ER visits that were supplement related were by adults who were using herbal weight loss products. Another 10 percent were caused by […]
The results of a new study to be published November 6, 2015 in The New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with presentation at The Obesity Society Annual meeting in Los Angeles, California show that three years after undergoing bariatric surgery, adolescents experienced major improvements in their weight, metabolic health, and quality of life.
Make room, cholesterol. A new disease marker is entering the medical lexicon: suPAR, or soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor. A study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that suPAR, a circulating protein measured...Show More Summary
This appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine last week:Transitional Chaos or Enduring Harm? The EHR and the Disruption of MedicineLisa Rosenbaum, M.D.N Engl J Med 2015; 373:1585-1588 October 22, 2015 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1509961A decade ago, a primary care physician I admired seemed to come undone. Show More Summary
Unfortunately, this happens to be a day when I didn’t really have much time to blog, as I had to go to an evening meeting last night related to my work. Fortunately, this corresponds with a most excellent day, a first in my life. Basically, I’m coauthor on a Perspective article published in today’s New…
A new mother finds a snack for her baby by reading The New England Journal of Medicine.
The WHO report, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides the first results of a long-term study on male Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone.
While there is no magic pill for weight loss, many people still try diet pills, and instead of losing weight, they're ending up in the ER. A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine led by the FDA and CDC found that...Show More Summary
Identifying a patient's genetic mutation led University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) physician-researcher Ling Gao, M.D., Ph.D., to an existing drug that eliminated the patient's stage IV Merkel-cell carcinoma. Gao's findings,...Show More Summary
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine took a look at a decade’s worth of U.S. hospital admission data and found that over 23,0000 visits a year are actually due to substances people are taking to, theoretically, improve their health: vitamins and herbal supplements. Read more...
A study in The New England Journal of Medicine also found that emergency room visits for supplements occurred frequently among young adults.
The New England Journal of Medicine reports results of a 2,259-person study conducted at 11 academic medical centers showing that dietary supplementation with vitamin D and/or calcium after removal of pre-cancerous colorectal adenomas (aka polyps) does not reduce risk of developing future adenomas. Show More Summary
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that vitamin D and calcium supplements do not reduce the risk of colorectal adenomas, which are benign tumors that can evolve into colorectal cancer.
The New England Journal of Medicine reports the results of a 2,259-person study conducted at 11 academic medical centers, including University of Colorado Cancer Center, showing that taking vitamin D and/or calcium supplements after the removal of pre-cancerous colorectal polyps does not reduce risk of developing polyps in the future.
Multi-vitamins, diet pills and energy boosters may not be the harmless substances you think they are.In the first study of its kind, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers estimated that 23,000 people...Show More Summary
Many stories recently have described the supposed benefits of eating dirt while pregnant. There was even a movie. A recent story in the New England Journal of Medicine shows why eating dirt can be very, very bad for you.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that cancer treatments do not harm unborn children. The researchers wrote, “Prenatal exposure to maternal cancer with or without treatment did not impair the cognitive, cardiac, or general development of children in early childhood. Prematurity was correlated with a worse cognitive outcome, but […]