The results of a major new trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, indicate that for children who are at risk of developing a peanut allergy, eating peanuts greatly reduces the chance of an allergy. This is pretty huge...Show More Summary
New Report Examines Racism Against African-Americans In Healthcare A new report out of the New England Journal of Medicine is bring the ugly, racist dynamic in healthcare to the forefront in hopes of sparking discussion that will lead to change.
The finding, in The New England Journal of Medicine, addresses a condition that afflicts 2 percent of American children.
Endovascular clot retrieval might become the standard future treatment for ischemic strokes, thanks to recent research published in the New England Journal of Medicine. While this option may be better than existing clot busting drugs,...Show More Summary
A letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine has tried linking e-cigs and vaping to dangerous levels of formaldehyde and much like the Japanese study before it, it exaggerates the actual danger. Once again one might be inclined to read just the headline that states ‘E-Cigarettes Can Churn Out High Levels Of Formaldehyde’, […]
Gregg Mitman’s article in the September 17th New England Journal of Medicine, “Ebola in a Stew of Fear,” is unfortunately all too prescient. Dr. Mitman highlighted “the ecology of fear” in Western Africa. Fear is present on both the part of Westerners (scared of Africa’s yellow fever, malaria, Ebola, its mere “different-ness”), and by native Africans (of…
How many Americans does smoking kill each year? If you’re going by the surgeon general, the answer is about 480,000. But a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests the number is actually more like 575,000. The issue is that only 21 causes of death are officially blamed on smoking, the […]
The order in which genetic mutations are acquired determines how an individual cancer behaves, according to research from the University of Cambridge, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. read more
Almost 2,500 women of child-bearing age in the UK are at risk of transmitting mitochondrial disease to their children, according to the most recent estimates published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research offers...Show More Summary
Science is back with more sobering news about vaping. A letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine claims that vapor produced by electronic cigarettes contains a high concentration of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. But don't panic quite yet. Read more...
A preliminary study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises a new worry about electronic cigarettes – exposure to formaldehyde.
Just as an illustration of where too many among the intelligentsia and technocratic classes are concerning euthanasia: I would like to briefly review a book review by former New England Journal of Medicine executive editor–and assisted suicide booster–Marcia Angell. Angell reviews Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, by Atul Gawande. I have read the book […]
Yesterday was a remarkable day for practicing US physicians. It was the day two articles appeared side by side in the New England Journal of Medicine: one promoting the American Board of Medical Specialties' Maintenance of Certification® (MOC) program, and another that thoroughly debunked it. Show More Summary
An exhaustive analysis of data from more than 40,000 cases of brain trauma in children - published by the authoritative New England Journal of Medicine - provides convincing evidence that protecting children in advance from head injuries is the key to reducing their severity.
As of November, some four million poor adults were included in the national "coverage gap," a consequence of state decisions not to expand Medicaid. As the chart shows, Latinos and blacks make up a highly disproportionate share of these...Show More Summary
Investigators found that using intra-arterial treatment to remove a stroke-causing blood clot in a large vessel supplying blood to the brain provides better outcomes than trying to dissolve the clot using a clot-busting drug (lytic) alone.
A new analysis in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes Obama may not be able to salvage Obamacare if the Supreme Court invalidates its tax credits.
In 1996, the term "hospitalist" was coined in an article in the New England Journal of Medicine that described the growing medical specialty of doctors and other healthcare professionals devoted to caring for patients in hospitals.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals the role of a receptor protein derived from a gene that has been linked to human growth. The work was led by researchers at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute...Show More Summary
A new study reported on by the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that an experimental cocktail called AbbVie showed remarkable cure rates.