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Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

...ves of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals , Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests to screen for prostate cancer are frequently performed among patients for whom the PSA test is not shown to be beneficial, and clinicians with certain characteristics are more likely to order such inappropriate...

Lobster Shells Have Great Healing and Antiseptic Properties

...ults have been published in international research journals such as Macromol, Food Hydrocolloids, Journal of Applied Polymer Science or Polymer Bulletin....

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...entific meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals have informed other physicians worldwide into how this next-era ultrasound imaging technology may assist in peripheral nerve block placement -- the technique of disabling targeted nerves so that a patient doesnt feel pain from surgery. For example,...

Female Doctors Facing Barriers to Careers in Education and Research, Study Finds

...ch more likely than women to be editors of medical journals (14% compared to 6%), Men are more likely than women to receive encouragement from senior colleagues to apply for promotion (43% to 38%), Men are more likely than women to know about the processes for promotion (77% to 61%), Men are more likely than ...

Being Employed on the Moon can Cause Depression

...s regularly appears top scholarly and professional journals worldwide. He teaches undergraduate and MBA courses related to human resource management at Rutgers-Camden....

Sexual Fantasies Play an Important Role in Boosting Desire

...is field of study. The study is published in the journals Analisis y Modificacion de Conducta (Analysis and Modification of Behaviour) and Psychological Reports...

WHO's Guidelines Lack Evidence, Lancet Says

...xistence is called into question, said Horton, the journals editor. This study shows that there is a systemic problem within the organization, that it refuses to put science first. WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan, who took over the position this year, will be under pressure to respond to the studys c...

New Electro-chemical Biosensor to Check Food Contamination

...e findings of the study have been published in the journals Analytical Chemistry and Biosensors and Bioelectronics....

Combining NSAIDs With Chemotherapy May Improve Cancer Therapy

... the two studies published in recent issues of the journals Molecular Carcinogenesis and Cancer Research. Prabhat Goswami, Ph.D., UI assistant professor, and Frederick Domann, Ph.D., UI professor, both faculty in radiation oncology and in the Free Radical and Radiation Biology Graduate Program, also were part...

Women Urged to Be Wary of Ads Promoting Unwanted Drugs

...tion drugs used to be advertised mainly in medical journals aimed at health care providers. But since 1997, when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) loosened the restrictions on direct-to-consumer advertising, pharmaceutical companies have taken their messages directly to the people. They claim these ads a...

UK Scientists Identify Gene Mutations That Trigger Breast Cancer

...e that the latest studies, published online in the journals Nature and Nature Genetics, are among the most important in the field of breast cancer since the first susceptibility genes for inherited forms of the disease were identified in the mid-1990s."This set of incredible scientific studies points to the f...

Scientists Identify Four Genes That Raise the Risk of Breast Cancer

...m. The study, published in several papers in the journals Nature and Nature Genetics, has been hailed as "an outstanding discovery" that would "open doors across the globe" by the scientist fraternity....

Tension Building Up in FDA Over Drug Approvals

...s of heart attack, findings similar to the medical journals report. On the other, Dr. Robert J. Meyer, an office director in the drug review division, and his boss, Dr. John Jenkins, were in a group deciding against warning about the potential risks. There was little chance that the advisory committee or...

Sleepwalking to sex during sleep, a new disorder detected

... Schenck says a computer search of peer-reviewed journals and other sources uncovered more than 125 cases dating to 1986 that provide the basis for the new classification system. They include: 31 cases resulting from parasomnias, which is especially unstable delta sleep, a period of the slowest brain w...

CMPMedica Adds Oncology Search Engine to SearchMedica.com

...rofessionals to credible medical Web sites, online journals and other clinical resources. All SearchMedica Oncology search results are independent, unbiased and ranked according to relevance, with the option to prioritize results by publication date. They contain well-known, credible journals, peer-reviewed r...

Largest Ever Study of Genetics Behind Common Diseases Published

...nd coronary heart diseasehas been published in the journals Nature and Nature Genetics. The nine-million-pound Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium is one of the UKs largest and most successful academic collaborations to date, which brought together 50 leading research groups and 200 scientists in the fi...

Landmark Study Prompts Rethink of Genetic Code

... study, published in more than two dozen papers in journals on both sides of the Atlantic, takes a small percentage of the genome to pieces to draw up a "parts list," identifying the biological role of every component. For the international team of investigators, the four-year project was the computer-equiv...

UK Scientists to Reveal Genetic Secrets Behind Serious Illnesses

... will release similarly detailed findings in major journals for eight common illnesses. The researchers have analysed 19,000 DNA samples, which include 2,000 for people who suffer from each of the diseases and a control group of 3,000. Separately, they are examining 15,000 markers for genetic variations rel...

Industry-funded Breast Cancer Trials More Likely to Yield Positive Results

...al trials published in 10 English-language medical journals in the years 1993, 1998 and 2003. They focused their formal statistical analysis on the 2003 trials because the identification of industry funded or non-industry funded research was likely more accurate due to more stringent disclosure guidelines tha...

Tobacco Companies Obstructed Science

...assurance campaigns, ran advertisements in medical journals and researched alternate explanations for lung cancer, such as pollution, asbestos and even the keeping of birds. Denying the case against tobacco was "closed," they called for more research as a tactic to delay regulation. Drawing from his experie...

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