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Add More Protein To Your Diet To Avoid More Body Fat
2012-01-04 08:55:09

While it has been known for a long time that excess calories can lead to extra pounds, a new study suggests that eating too little protein could also put more fat on your body.

2012-01-03 22:15:50

Patients treated for acute heart attacks in the United States are readmitted within 30 days more often than in other countries, a finding explained in part by significantly shorter initial hospitalizations, according to an international study led by researchers at Duke University Medical Center.

2011-12-22 07:30:15

A commentary by Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario and Dr. Meir Stampfer of the Harvard School of Public Health in today's Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) argues that vitamin therapy still has a role to play in reducing stroke.

40 Percent Of Cops Have Sleep Disorders
2011-12-21 11:34:19

In a new survey of police officers, researchers found that 40 percent have symptoms of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea and insomnia, increasing the risk of adverse health, safety and performance outcomes of many lawmen.

2011-12-19 15:12:33

Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that in low-income neighborhoods, misinformation about access to emergency contraception is a common occurrence.

2011-12-14 11:52:29

People who have the most common type of adult muscular dystrophy also have a higher risk of getting cancer.

2011-12-14 02:26:43

The American Cancer Society has revised its guideline formation process to achieve greater transparency, consistency, and rigor in creating guidance about cancer screening.

2011-12-14 02:22:16

People who have the most common type of adult muscular dystrophy also have a higher risk of getting cancer.

2011-12-14 02:20:56

Contrary to current guidelines, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that elective or primary (in patients who have had heart attacks) angioplasties performed at centers without on-site cardiac surgery capabilities pose no increased risk for patient death or emergency bypass surgery.


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Journal of the American Medical Association
2012-05-15 08:58:52

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published weekly by the American Medical Association. It was established in 1883 with Nathan Smith Davis as the first editor of the journal. As of May 2012, the editor in chief is Howard C. Bauchner MD (Boston University's School of Medicine). JAMA is published in English, French and Spanish. JAMA publishes original research, reviews, commentaries, editorials, essays, medical news, correspondence, and...

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