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If You Defund Planned Parenthood Lots of Welfare Babies Will be Born? Study Proves That’s False

A recent New England Journal of Medicine study has the mainstream media swooning. Ever since Texas excluded Planned Parenthood from its state health-care program in 2011, countless media outlets have been eager to find evidence of negative public-health consequences. At first glance, the NEJM study appears to serve that purpose nicely. It purportedly shows that […]

Vibration Allergies Are Real and Appear to be Caused by a Genetic Mutation

A rare skin allergy triggered by vibrations is caused by a genetic mutation, according to a new study published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have uncovered critical...Show More Summary

Study finds Texas birth control use fell after GOP lawmakers hacked Planned Parenthood funding

With their usual foresight, GOP Texas lawmakers cut Planned Parenthood funding from the state's women's "health" program in 2013. And lo and behold, an independent study by the New England Journal of Medicine has found that resulted in fewer women using long-acting birth control. Show More Summary

Investigating Surgery for Women at High Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In a review article published in the Feb. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a pair of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers provide an in-depth look at the issues associated with the care of women in families with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome who have not yet developed […]

Do We Really Want To Separate Clinical Data Gathering and Data Analysis?

By DAVID SHAYWITZ, MD At the core of the controversy ignited by the recent New England Journal of Medicine(NEJM) editorial comparing data scientists to parasites brings is the emergence of data science as a distinct discipline, and the question of how it should relate to traditional academic clinical research (I’ve discussed the editorial here and the

Many Doctors Who Face Malpractice Suits Are Serial Offenders

A tiny fraction of doctors are responsible for a surprising number of malpractice claim settlements, according to new research published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Just one percent of doctors were linked to 32 percent of malpractice settlements paid out between 2005 to 2014, according to anonymized data collected from the U.S. Show More Summary

What the New England Journal of Medicine has in common with my 2- and 4-year old children

i gather academic Twitter is exploding over this New England Journal of Medicine editorial that worries that: that a new class of research person will emerge—people who had nothing to do with the design and execution of the study but...Show More Summary

How is the Affordable Care Act doing?

A recent summary paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine outlines where the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has succeeded and where it has fallen short. Although health care is now more accessible and affordable than before, many still lack coverage, and the available plans have some drawbacks. Show More Summary

Too quick to judge, Jerry.

Jerry Groopman is such an admirable person and has so much good to say that when he is off track, it hurts to see it. In a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, he and Pamela Hartzband conflate two issues. One the one...Show More Summary

Heroin addiction is rare among painkiller abusers, study says

A new review article published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine provides insights for policymakers on how to curb this deadly trend of prescription painkiller abuse Continue reading ? The post Heroin addiction is rare among painkiller abusers, study says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The Biggest Medical Stories You May Have Missed In 2015

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Craig Bowron As we head into the New Year, let’s take a look back and see what lessons we should have learned from medical science in 2015. The New England Journal of Medicine’s publication Journal Watch provides physicians and other health care providers with expert analysis of the most recent medical research. Show More Summary

Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine

Hat tip to Suresh for pointing me toward this article that was just published January 14th in the New England Journal of Medicine: “Medical Taylorism“ NEJM is the same journal that published Dr. Don Berwick’s article about Kaizen and Dr. Deming in 1989, how those concepts would be helpful in healthcare. Dr. Berwick realizes, as he […]

Old vs. New Medical Technology On One Picture

A brilliant image was released in a new article, Tenuous Tether, published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Here is the short abstract: Though it introduced a bit more distance than immediate auscultation, the stethoscope kept the physician tethered to the patient. Today, however, the tether is fraying. How can we use technology to bring […]

Rooting Out Gun Violence — NEJM

Editorial from The New England Journal of Medicine — Rooting Out Gun Violence Source: Rooting Out Gun Violence — NEJM The post Rooting Out Gun Violence — NEJM appeared first on HealthCommentary.

Drug shows potential as safe and effective for most prevalent form of adult leukemia

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Clinical results published in the OnLine First edition of New England Journal of Medicine show that the new drug acalabrutinib (ACP-196) promotes high response rates that are durable in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) while producing minimal side effects. read more

Clinical trial results show new drug is better for CLL patients

Older adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia may have an alternative to toxic chemotherapy as their first treatment, according to a national study to be reported online Dec. 6, 2015, in the New England Journal of Medicine and co-authored by a Wilmot Cancer Institute oncologist. read more

Cardiologist Milton Packer, M.D., Joins Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas

Dr. Packer is the principal investigator of a trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Dec. 3 issue, showing new evidence about a major breakthrough in the medication management and treatment of heart failure patients. Show More Summary

U.S. Still in Danger of Losing War on AIDS, C.D.C. Director Says

2 months agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden and Dr. Jonathan Mermin, the C.D.C.’s chief of AIDS prevention, paint a bleak picture of the fight against the disease in an essay in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Famed Historian Sees 19th-Century Solution To Current Heroin Crisis

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- David Courtwright, the nation's leading historian on drug use and drug policy, has published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine arguing that physicians must heed the lessons of the 19th and 20th centuries...Show More Summary

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