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Study Shows Hormonal Contraception Increases Breast-Cancer Risk

Last week, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study finding that hormonal contraceptives increase the risk of breast cancer. It is among the first studies to specifically analyze the effect of newer, low-dosage methods of contraception. Show More Summary

Landmark CAR-T cancer study published in the New England Journal of Medicine

MAYWOOD, IL - Loyola University Medical Center is the only Chicago center that participated in the pivotal clinical trial of a groundbreaking cancer treatment that genetically engineers a patient's immune system to attack cancer cells. Patrick...Show More Summary

Landmark CAR-T Cancer Study Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Loyola University Medical Center is the only Chicago center that participated in the pivotal clinical trial of a groundbreaking cancer treatment that genetically engineers a patient's immune system to attack cancer cells.

Spark Therapeutics and Pfizer announce publication in The New England Journal of Medicine of Interim Data from phase 1/2 clinical trial of investigational gene therapy for Hemophilia B

(Ten Bridge Communications) Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ONCE), a fully integrated gene therapy company dedicated to challenging the inevitability of genetic disease, and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), today announced that The New England Journal...Show More Summary

Study links hormonal birth control to increased breast cancer risk

The New England Journal of Medicine has published a Danish study, funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, which shows that the risk of breast cancer is greater for women who use hormonal birth control. The contraceptive use of 1.8 million...Show More Summary

'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo causes ethical dilemma at Florida hospital 

A very specific tattoo caused a medical ethical dilemma at a Florida hospital, according to a case study originally published in the New England Journal of Medicine and unearthed by Gizmodo. Doctors wrote specifically about an anonymous 70-year-old unconscious man who was admitted to the hospital without any identification. Show More Summary

Companies Love Misery?

An article just published in the New England Journal of Medicine predicts the future prevalence of obesity among adults in

If You Ink It You Better Mean It

This happened in Florida, but it isn’t your usual Florida Man story: There’s  a letter in The New England Journal of Medicine, faccompanied by this photograph of the ink in question (h/t Ars Technica): What would you do, faced with an unconscious, unaccompanied and unidentified person with this on their chest? The Florida hospital staff seems to me […]

Obese Millennials Jeopardize America's Future: Study

A new study from the New England Journal of Medicine indicates the current obesity epidemic trends in the United States are much worse than thought. The study was published on Wednesday and already has demographers, government officials, and scientist alarmed. Show More Summary

Combination HIV prevention reduces new infections by 42 percent in Ugandan district

A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine provides real-world evidence that implementing a combination of proven HIV prevention measures across communities can substantially reduce new HIV infections in a population. Investigators...Show More Summary

Fighting the flu, year after year

WHAT: In a New England Journal of Medicine perspective, experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and the World Health Organization (WHO) CollaboratingShow More Summary

Fighting the flu, year after year

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) In a New England Journal of Medicine perspective, experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health,Show More Summary

Landmark DAWN Study Expands Treatment Window for Strokes

The final results of the DAWN study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, show that select patients with stroke caused by a blood clot can be effectively treated with a procedure to remove the clot mechanically - and that this can be done up to 24 hours after the onset of symptoms.

More chocolate = more Nobel Prizes

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Reddit has resurfaced this 2012 paper from the New England Journal of Medicine titled "Chocolate Consumption, Cognitive Function, and Nobel Laureates," by Franz H. Messerli, M.D. From the abstract: Chocolate consumption could hypothetically improve cognitive function not only in individuals but in whole populations. Show More Summary

It Seems That, Even After A Decade, The Evidence For Value In mHealth Is Still Lacking.

This appeared in the New England Journal Of Medicine last week.The Promise, Growth, and Reality of Mobile Health — Another Data-free ZoneAmira Roess, Ph.D., M.P.H.November 8, 2017DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1713180The use of mobile communication...Show More Summary

Landmark DAWN study presented at SVIN meeting with New England Journal of Medicine release

Boston, MA November 11, 2017 is a day to remember for the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN).

Landmark DAWN study presented at SVIN meeting with New England Journal of Medicine release

(Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology ) Dr. Raul Nogueira and Dr. Tudor Jovin, principal investigators of the DAWN study announce their results today at the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) 10th Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. Show More Summary

Landmark study may impact standard stroke treatment guidelines

(Emory Health Sciences) Standard guidelines for stroke treatment currently recommend clot removal only within six hours of stroke onset. But a milestone study with results published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that clot removal up to 24 hours after stroke led to significantly reduced disability for properly selected patients.

Abortion Activist: Pro-Lifers Just Oppose Planned Parenthood Because They Value “Belief Versus Science”

Lisa Rosenbaum, M.D., is described as “a national correspondent for the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a cardiologist and an instructor in the Department of Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.” Her latest contribution to the prestigious NEJM was published yesterday under the headline, “Understanding the Planned Parenthood Divide — Albert Lasker and Women’s […]

It's getting clearer — the diet-cancer connection points to sugar and carbs

In August of 2016, the New England Journal of Medicine published a striking report on cancer and body fat: Thirteen separate cancers can now be linked to being overweight or obese, among them a number of the most common and deadly cancers of all — colon, thyroid, ovarian, uterine, pancreatic and...

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