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Children Born 2-3 Weeks Early Face Increased Risk Of Health Problems
2012-03-04 06:31:48

Babies born even a couple of weeks early could face a higher risk of health problems than full-term infants, claims a new study published Thursday on the website of the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

2012-01-04 08:55:19

Missing clinical trial data can harm patients and lead to futile costs to health systems.

Working Pen Removed From Woman's Stomach After 25 Years
2011-12-21 06:03:43

A pen that spent a quarter of a century in a woman's stomach before being removed by doctors was still in working condition, according to an incredible story published this week in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Case Reports.

2011-11-30 18:19:24

In the UK, women doctors are set to outnumber their male counterparts by 2017.

2011-11-11 14:22:02

Most of the 300 doctors in training rotas exempted from the 48 hour limit on working time imposed by the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) are now compliant.

2011-10-26 12:51:58

Just over one in five (21%) of articles published in six leading medical journals in 2008 have evidence of honorary and ghost authorship.

2011-10-04 09:40:52

There are significant variations in the number and type of organ donations made across all four UK countries.

2011-10-03 13:00:00

DynaMed Proven to be Only Reference with Current Best Evidence, Serious Implications for Quality Patient Care Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) October 03, 2011

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.