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Eating peanuts prevents peanut allergies

2 days agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

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

Race Matters: New Report Addresses Racism In Healthcare Industry & Doctors’ Preference For White Patients

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.

Feeding Infants Peanut Products Could Prevent Allergies, Study Suggests

2 days agoHealth : Well

The finding, in The New England Journal of Medicine, addresses a condition that afflicts 2 percent of American children.

Magnetic Nanoparticles Significatnly Speed Up Destruction of Blood Clots

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

More research tries to link e-cigs to formaldehyde

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’, […]

Deadly distrust

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

Smoking Kills More People Than We Thought: Study

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 […]

Order matters: Sequence of genetic mutations determines how cancer behaves

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

2,500 women could benefit from mitochondrial donation in the UK

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

Another Study Finds E-Cigs May Contain Formaldehyde

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says

A preliminary study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises a new worry about electronic cigarettes – exposure to formaldehyde.

Duty to Die: Author Says Too Few People in Oregon are Requesting Assisted Suicide

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 […]

Slow Down on Creating Alternate MOC Pathways

2 months agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

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

Major Study Sends Clear Safety Message to Prevent Brain Injury in Children

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.

New England Journal of Medicine finds less racial disparity in hospital care

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Study Published in the New England Journal of Medicine Finds Intra-Arterial Treatment for Clot Removal Is More Effective at Treating Stroke Than Standard Medical Care

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.

Sobering New Take

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.

North Hollywood's IPC on leading edge of 'hospitalist' specialty

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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.

Receptor protein GPR101 linked to gigantism in kids

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

Hep C Drug Marks 97% Cure Rate in Transplant Patients

3 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study reported on by the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that an experimental cocktail called AbbVie showed remarkable cure rates.

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