Demand for the abortion pill has increased in several Latin American countries where citizens are currently suffering from the Zika virus, says the New England Journal of Medicine. In their latest study conducted with Women on Web, a non-profit organization
The editorial board of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) released an online editorial yesterday urging U.S. physicians to join forces in the battle on gun control. In doing so, the NEJM’s editorial board, “joined a growing group of medical professionals taking sides in the highly politicized gun debate,” as [...]
Where Zika Goes, Abortion Rates Grow New research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that wherever warnings of Zika pop up, an increase in abortions will soon follow. Amid warnings that the mosquito-borne virus may be on the verge of becoming an “explosive pandemic”...
A study in The New England Journal of Medicine titled "Transient Smartphone 'Blindness'" isn't quite as terrifying as the NYPD's warning about cell phones in bed back in February, but it certainly terrified two women enough to seek medical attention. Show More Summary
After two cases of temporary blindness were reported, the New England Journal of Medicine published its findings. These found that if someone is using their smartphone in the dark, be sure to look at the screen with both eyes and not just one.
Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus significantly increased demand for abortions in Latin American countries, according to a new study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. However, in many ofShow More Summary
Women in Zika-affected countries in Latin America are seeking help getting abortions in unprecedented numbers, according to a study published by the New England Journal of Medicine. The virus can cause birth defects in the babies of women who carry it, but abortions are illegal across much of the affected region. More than 1,500 babies […]
Doctors have identified a new smartphone hazard, albeit an ultimately benign one. They report in the New England Journal of Medicine on the first known cases of "transient smartphone blindness," temporary vision loss that appears to be harmless. For the two UK women identified as suffering from it, the blindness...
Hodgkin lymphoma patients can be spared the serious side effects of chemotherapy thanks to high-tech scans that can predict the outcome of treatment, according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Here is a curious article published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM): Assessing the Gold Standard — Lessons from the History of RCTs. The article discusses the history and current role of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in medical research and practice. This is, of course, a very complex and important issue, worthy of […]
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that Zika-infected women who are in their third trimester have virtually no chance of having children with microcephaly. Troublingly, the same study shows that women who exhibit no symptoms can still give birth to babies with brain abnormalities. Read more...
(CHICAGO) Families of children with severe hemophilia A may want to take a fresh look at treatment options from human plasma. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on May 26 showed that participants who received aShow More Summary
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on May 26 showed that participants who received a recombinant therapy-- the present standard in the United States -- developed antibodies or "inhibitors" to the treatments at almost twice the rate as those whose treatments were made from human plasma.
A new study says that the Zika virus may be even more easily transmittable than doctors originally thought. According to a study from The New England Journal of Medicine, scientists have reason to believe that the Zika virus, previously...Show More Summary
In a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of French scientists described the case of a 24-year-old woman who had contracted Zika via oral sex. The scientists suggested that the case is strong evidence that Zika might be more easily transmitted through bodily fluids—including perhaps saliva from kissing—than was initially thought. Read more...
(Vancouver, Canada - May 25, 2016) A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine is one of the first to show the life-changing benefits of genome-wide sequencing for children with certain kinds of intellectual disability. Show More Summary
According to new international research, just less than one per cent of the population is naturally protected against developing chronic coronary artery diseases.. The New England Journal of Medicine, one of the world's most highly renowned health journals, has just published the results of international genetic research collaborations. read more
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that smokers, who wouldn't typically be diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, are still showing symptoms consistent with the diagnosis.
AUSTIN, Texas -- A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine today demonstrates both the importance and the challenge of treating people who are at high risk of a stroke. In the study, led by Dr. Clay Johnston, a neurologist...Show More Summary
Screen Shot was taken 4/19/2016 of NEJM web page showing undeclared conflict of interest (Click to enlarge) I find it interesting that my comment to the New England of Journal of Medicine pointing out the undisclosed conflict of interest...Show More Summary