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…A Profile in Courage and Perseverance—The Life of Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa(Information about Dr. Quinones-Hinojosa’s life has been taken from an article written by him which appears in the August 9, 2007 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine).His heart sank and his countenance fell. Driven northward by extreme poverty, at the age of 19, in the mid-1980s, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa had come to the United States to work as a migrant farm worker and one of his cousins told him: “…you will spend the rest of your life working in the fields.” Setting his face like flint, Alfredo resolved…

Dave S Morse

…, The New England Journal of Medicine published an analysis…

… for “grand medical rounds.” I had just seen the title of a New England Journal of Medicine article, which I had not yet…

…) in Brooklyn, New York, as a combined educational and personal…

Michael Gordon

…In 1981 Brian MacMahon and co-workers at Harvard published a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine presenting evidence linking coffee consumption to pancreatic cancer.The New York Times ran a headline Study Links Coffee Use to Pancreatic Cancer.The story was picked up by Time magazine and Newsweek and snowballed from there. The MacMahon paper compared the coffee drinking habits of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer to controls from the same hospital.The data…

…, MacMahon was born in Sheffield, England and worked…

… for a new generation of epidemiologists. His 1981 paper…

Dennis Lendrem
Medicine / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Prosthetics
Important patient health and safety issues remain concerning biomedical implants, which should encourage further efforts at consensus building.

… and the New England Journal of Medicine. …

……”. Published on January 10, 2013, an article in the New England Journal of Medicine on “The 510(k) Ancestry of a Metal…

…Parts for People: Biomaterials Experts Lack ConsensusArticle by Robert E. Baier, PhD, PE, State University of New York at Buffalo, based on data compiled by Karen Rittle & Gary Palmer, Biophysics PhD candidates.There are very few situations where placement of biomedical or dental implants does not involve immediate exposure of those implants’ materials…

Parts for People: Bioma...

New Alzheimer's Research Detects Brain Changes…

… in the New England Journal of Medicine finding another gene linked…

… researchers reported in the British journal Lancet Neurology…


Screening for diabetes is controversial, and the ethics of screening policy does not generally take account of patients’ views. Patients need to be able to weigh the risks, burdens and benefits of bei . . .

… in Nondiabetic Adults,” New England Journal of Medicine, (2010), 362…

… screening trail,” New England Journal of Medicine, (2009), 360…

…, “Perspective Roundtable: Screening for Prostate Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine, (2009), 360: 1351-54. 7. G.L. Andriole…

Policy on Screening for...

…The following is from a press release from Imaging Sciences the folks behind the I-Cat:   “A new report was released this week by the New England Journal of Medicine identifying new dangers of medical CT scans. Specifically, the research shows that unnecessary or overused patient CT scans have been found to cause an increased risk of cancer. But what about dental patients who are required to get a CT scan before dental procedures? Do they face the same risks? In the dental industry, dentists needing to capture 3-D data of a patient's mouth, face, and jaw prior to treatment planning…

Larry Emmott
Medicine / Family Medicine / Obstetrics & Gynecology
Although there is some risk associated with antidepressant use, the risk of untreated depression may be even greater.

…. New England Journal of Medicine, 356, 2675-2683. Oberlander…

…There has recently been a lot of discussion in the news about the potential hazards of taking antidepressants while pregnant. Some researchers are concerned that they increase the risk of birth defects. Proponents of antidepressants point out—correctly--that depression during pregnancy is also risky and can lead to premature delivery and other…

… of postnatal depression. British Medical Journal, 327, 1003-1004…

Antidepressant Use in P...
Medicine / Medical Conditions
The main component of the costs attributable to dementia is the cost for institutional and home-based long-term care rather than the costs of medical services—the sum of the costs for nursing home car . . .

… important work in the April 4, 2013 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) in their article Monetary Costs…

… intervention certainly did not generate new government policies…

… with dementia.Mini-Case StudyWhen I was relatively new

The Cost of Dementia in...

…: A Randomized Natural Experiment." New England Journal

… Veterans Earn More than Nonveterans?" Journal of Labor Economics…

… Earnings Experience of Vietnam-Era Veterans." Journal

The Long-Term Effects o...
Science / Biology & Nature / Bacteriology
The Semmelweis reflex or “Semmelweis effect” , which is a metaphor for the reflex-like tendency to reject new evidence or new knowledge because it contradicts established norms, beliefs or paradigms, . . .

…The Semmelweis reflex or “Semmelweis effect” , which is a metaphor for the reflex-like tendency to reject new evidence or new knowledge because it contradicts established norms, beliefs or paradigms, is another exquisitely ironic supermyth.…

… that an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine…

… of 'experts' ignoring, without properly thinking about, new

Expert Skeptics Suckere...
 
 
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