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NEJM To SCOTUS: Say Yes To Marriage

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The New England Journal of Medicine is the nation's oldest continuously published peer-reviewed medical journal. Posted today: Eleven years ago, Massachusetts became the first state in the country to give same-sex marriages full legal recognition. Show More Summary

Study Finds Those With Deceased Family Members At High Risk Of Dying Themselves

3 days agoHumor : The Onion

BOSTON—Pinpointing the phenomenon as the single greatest predictor of human mortality, a paper published Wednesday in The New England Journal Of Medicine has found that people with deceased family members run an extremely high risk of dying t...

New studies about endovascular therapy for stroke represent paradigm shift

An expert who writes an accompanying editorial for five studies about endovascular stroke therapy published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine says these randomized clinical trials represent a breakthrough in showing the benefits of endovascular therapy for acute ischemic strokes.

Heavy Public Health Burden Of Coal Energy

Some of the public health burden associated with the coal industry and coal-fired power plants recently had some new light shed on it, via a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The new study found that long-term improvements...Show More Summary

Mixed news media messages on “shorter stature may pose higher heart disease risk”

Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Genetically Determined Height and Coronary Artery Disease,” has journalists scrambling to find ways to explain the results of this intriguing observational study. But because it’s an observational study, and if you read this blog regularly, you probably know what’s coming next. Association ? causation. So news [...]

Man Dies of Kidney Failure After Drinking a Gallon of Tea a Day

3 weeks agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

A 56-year-old man has died of kidney failure after his habit of drinking 16 glasses - a gallon - of iced tea a day. According to a letter submitted to the New England Journal of Medicine, he suddenly developed fatigue, weakness, andShow More Summary

China’s Healthcare System Plagued By ‘Unprofessional’ Doctors, Researchers Say

As China tries to overhaul its healthcare system, one issue that could undermine the process is its doctors’ lack of professionalism, according to an article published Wednesday in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.

Doctors Failed to Report Half of All Euthanasia Deaths in Belgium

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published  a new study concerning the Belgium euthanasia experience titled: Recent Trends in Euthanasia and Other End-of-Life Practices in Belgium. Similar to previous studies, researchers sent a four page questionnaire to 6188 physicians who had certified death certificates in the first half of 2013 in Flanders Belgium. The […]

MSU Doctors' Discovery of How Malaria Kills Children Will Lead to Life-Saving Treatments

In a groundbreaking study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Michigan State University's Dr. Terrie Taylor and her team discovered what causes death in children with cerebral malaria, the deadliest form of the disease...

What if 150,000 People a Year Were Euthanized in the U.S., Some Without Their Consent?

Belgium has surpassed the Netherlands as the hastened death capital of the world. A study out of Flanders, published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 18% of patients deaths come either from lethal injection/assisted suicide or from being put into a deep coma and left to die. Click here to sign up for daily […]

Almost 5% of All People Who Die in Belgium are Euthanized, Some Without Consent

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) (March 17, 2015) published the basic statistics related to a new study titled: Recent Trends in Euthanasia and Other End-of-Life Practices in Belgium. Similar to previous studies, this study sent questionnaires to 6188 physicians in Flanders Belgium, who had certified death certificates in the first half of 2013. […]

Man's Penis 'Snaps' During Sex (NSFW)

last monthNews : Huffington Post

That's gotta hurt. A jarring image published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday shows a penile 'fracture' that occurred after a man jammed his erect penis into his lover's perineum. Dr. Robert J. Hartman, Jr., of Brigham...Show More Summary

Death with Dignity and Self-Determination

I recently learned that my first Chief of Medicine, Arnold "Bud" Relman, M.D., Emeritus Professor at Harvard Medical School, former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, and fierce defender of Medicare for All, was denied any help from his colleagues in Massachusetts as he lay dying. Show More Summary

Novel Approach Helps Prevent Early Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Early menopause can be prevented and fertility may be preserved in young women with early stage breast cancer, according to a study published today in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Study Shows Longer-Term CMV Treatment Effective for Symptomatic Babies

Previous research indicated six weeks of treatment improved hearing, but new findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveal six months is better.

Multicenter Study Finds Respiratory Viruses Most Common Cause of Pneumonia in Children

Respiratory viruses, not bacterial infections, are the most commonly detected causes of community-acquired pneumonia in children, according to new research released Feb. 26 in the New England Journal of Medicine....

Doctor Who Survived Ebola Says He Was Unfairly Cast as a Hazard and a Hero

2 months agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

In an essay in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Craig Spencer, who was New York City’s first Ebola patient, took issue with how he was portrayed by politicians and the news media.

Fingers crossed: good news about preventing peanut allergies

The New England Journal of Medicine has a new study that suggests the need to rethink whether to feed peanuts to babies. As the Wall Street Journal explains, peanut allergies can be life-threatening and they are increasing among the population. Dr. Gideon Lack and his colleagues randomly assigned infants to be fed peanuts (really, peanut butter) not until […]

Eating peanuts prevents peanut allergies

2 months 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.

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