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Scott Walker, discussing abortion, says ultrasounds are “just a cool thing out there”

Thirty years ago, a doctor and a bioethicist wrote an article for the New England Journal of Medicine suggesting a woman seeking an abortion might change her mind after seeing an ultrasound of the developing fetus. The idea helped fuel a proposal -- mandatory ultrasounds before abortions -- popular among anti-abortion activists and infuriating to advocates for abortion […]

Responding to parts 2-3 of New England Journal of Medicine’s series on pharma-MD relations

Dr. Susan Molchan responds to the second and third pieces of a series by New England Journal of Medicine national correspondent Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum: Understanding Bias –The Case for Careful Study, and Beyond Moral Outrage –Weighing the Trade-Offs of COI Regulation. Show More Summary

Say It Ain't So: Logical Fallacies in Defense of Conflicts of Interest ... in the New England Journal of Medicine?

IntroductionWe have been viewing with alarm the web of conflicts of interest draped over medicine and health care since we started Health Care Renewal. We have been particularly concerned about how conflicts of interest may have ledShow More Summary

New Study Shows Premature Babies Can Survive at Earlier Ages, But Will Hospitals Let Them Die?

A study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates widespread discriminatory denial of life-preserving medical treatment to premature infants based on fear that if assisted to live they might have disabilities – in defiance of protective federal law. It provided a startling snapshot into the treatment of very premature infants. The […]

Severe Mental Illness Found to Drop in Young, Defying Perceptions

A new report, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, comes at a time of debate over the rates and treatment of childhood mental disorders.

Reduction Is Found in Severe Mental Illness Among the Young

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

A new report, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, comes at a time of debate over the rates and treatment of childhood mental disorders.

Cooling Children After Cardiac Arrest Provides No Significant Benefit

A recent clinical trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine and co-authored by the Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Chief of Critical Care and Wayne State University School of Medicine Professor of Pediatrics Kathleen L. Show More Summary

Financial Rewards for Quitting Smoking Work Well

A large study in the New England Journal of Medicine verifies that financial rewards for quitting smoking are effective. Participants were randomly offered one of a variety of incentive schemes that paid participants who successfully quit smoking (verified with saliva and urine tests). Participants were free to decline the offer. The most interesting variation of the study […]

BLOGSCAN - New England Journal of Medicine Scoffs at "Pharmascolds"

The venerable New England Journal of Medicine has now published an editorial,(1) and two commentaries(2-3), with one more promised, hailing physician industry "partnership," as per NEJM editor Jeffrey Drazen,(1) and deploring the "pharmascolds,"(3)...Show More Summary

Science Confirms Your Company Should Pay You To Stop Smoking

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Is money even more enticing to smokers than cigarettes? This was the question at the heart of a new study from the University of Pennsylvania, published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine. In an effort to evaluate financial-incentive...Show More Summary

Appendicitis: Should You Have Antibiotics Alone Or Surgery, Too?

This week’s New England Journal of Medicine weighs in on the growing trend of treating appendicitis with antibiotics alone, rather than urgent surgery. I’ve seen this trend—in fact, at one hospital where I worked last year, the surgeons were extraordinarily hesitant to take a variety of patients to surgery, strongly preferring [...]

Criticism of NEJM’s defense of industry-physician relations

The following is a guest blog post from one of our contributors, Susan Molchan, MD, a psychiatrist in the Washington, DC, area. In the first of a series of pieces, New England of Journal of Medicine national correspondent Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum...Show More Summary

ABORTION SCIENCE DENIERS:  Jonathan Toobin has a piece in Commentary pointing out the obvious anti-…

ABORTION SCIENCE DENIERS:  Jonathan Toobin has a piece in Commentary pointing out the obvious anti-science position of defenders of late-term abortions. [A] new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine illustrates that those decrying the effort to oppose late term abortions as a right-wing “war on women” are not only on questionable moral ground but also […]

ABC, CBS Censor Study Showing Babies Viable at 22 Weeks

Broadcast networks have taken their cues from The New York Times, except when it publishes stories about babies that they don’t like. A study released Wednesday by The New England Journal of Medicine documented thousands of premature...Show More Summary

Fox News Uses New Study To Mislead On Reproductive Rights Law

Fox News is falsely claiming that a new study concerning the survival rate of premature newborns will have an outsized impact on abortion law. A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) suggests that an extremely...Show More Summary

Born at 22 Weeks Baby Micah Could Easily Have Been Aborted, But Babies Like Her are Surviving

On May 6, a study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine that reveals that more “micro preemies” are living outside the womb than doctors thought possible. Currently, a micro preemie is considered to be a baby born weighing less than 1 pound, 12 ounces or before 26-weeks. According to the New York […]

Babies Born at 22 Weeks Can Survive With Medical Care, New Study Finds

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Premature babies born at 22 weeks are more likely to survive outside the womb than previously thought, according to new research. The study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday, looked at nearly 5,000 babies born before 27 weeks of gestation. Show More Summary

Gene Therapy for Blindness Works!

The news this week presented at a major vision conference and published in The New England Journal of Medicine about gene therapy to treat childhood blindness paints an unnecessarily grim picture. Because I wrote a book about it and know affected families, … Continue reading » The post Gene Therapy for Blindness Works! appeared first on DNA Science Blog.

Expanded hospice improves care, raises Medicare costs

A large new study in the New England Journal of Medicine examines the impact of growth in Medicare's hospice benefit among nursing home residents between 2004 and 2009. The researchers documented improvement in indicators of care quality,...Show More Summary

THE TOP 7 REASONS WHY VITAMIN D3 CAN BENEFIT YOUR SKIN:

Follow @ladybuggirlqtee Tweet WHERE DOES VITAMIN D3 COME FROM? This one may actually surprise you, as it did me! According to the New England Journal of Medicine, only about 10% of vitamin D comes from our food we eat and the remaining 90% we actually receive from sun exposure! Yes- that's really true...we shouldn't completely avoid the sun. Show More Summary

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