Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:47 pm — admin
All the below come from JAMA Archives:
Mediterranean Diet Associated With Reduced Risk of Depression
CHICAGO – Individuals who follow the Mediterranean dietary pattern—rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains and fish—appear less likely to develop depression, according to a report in the October issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Associated With Some Adverse Outcomes in Newborns
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 11:31 am — admin
From UCSF: “ The nation’s only clinical trial matching service dedicated exclusively to breast cancer—BreastCancerTrials.org—is now upgraded with new features, greatly expanding access and ensuring privacy for all who want the latest information about research studies and how to enroll. Cancer patients, survivors and those who are at risk now have a free, easy-to-use resource that custom matches them to clinical trials specifically targeted to their personal health profiles. BreastCancerTrials.org empowers patients with knowledge, opens the door to hope and paves the way for future cures.”
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:56 pm — admin
A month ago, we reported that: “An FDA advisory panel recommended on Wednesday that the human papillomavirus vaccine (Gardasil) be approved to prevent genital warts in males ages 9 through 26. The vaccine is currently approved for use in females of the same age.”
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:11 pm — admin
Yes, a bit of a duh, but WoW, look at the numbers! 80% is nutin to sneeze at!!
The more healthy lifestyle behaviors that adults follow, the lower their risk for a number of chronic conditions, reports Archives of Internal Medicine.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 10:48 am — admin
The lead Editorial in a September edition of The Lancet discusses how more than 200 million women worldwide want contraceptives, but currently lack access to them. Addressing this unmet need, and the 76 million unintended pregnancies globally each year, would slow population growth and reduce demographic pressure on the environment.
Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 3:29 pm — admin
FDA says: HPV Vaccine Should Be Approved for Use in Boys, Young Men
An FDA advisory panel recommended on Wednesday that the human papillomavirus vaccine (Gardasil) be approved to prevent genital warts in males ages 9 through 26, according to the Wall Street Journal. The vaccine is currently approved for use in females of the same age.
Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 12:49 am — admin
JAMA/ CHICAGO – Almost half of Bangladeshi women with young children experience violence from their husbands, and their children appear to have a higher risk of recent respiratory infections and diarrhea, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 3:20 pm — admin
News from British Medical Journal (BMJ) 2009;339:b3171