Latest Canadian Medical Association Journal Stories
Health Organizations and Powerful Body of Research Affirm Dairy Foods Are Important Source of Calcium and Vitamin D ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov.
People with sleep apnea appear to be at higher risk of pneumonia than people without.
Science still hasn’t found a way to cure the common cold, but a new research review in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has found that regular hand washing and a steady intake of zinc are the best ways to keep from getting sick.
People who enjoy life maintain better physical function in daily activities and keep up faster walking speeds as they age, compared with people who enjoy life less
The use of crystal methamphetamine by street-involved youth is linked to an increased risk of injecting drugs, with crystal methamphetamine being the drug most commonly used at the time of first injection.
Giving daily iron supplements to anemic primary-school–aged children can have cognitive and physical benefits.
Seniors in long-term care facilities are at high risk of head injuries, with 37% of people experiencing head impact in falls.
A study of 4CMenB, a new vaccine to protect against meningitis B bacteria (which can cause potentially fatal bacterial meningitis in children), shows that waning immunity induced by infant vaccination can be overcome by a booster dose at 40 months of age.
Patients with heart failure who see a physician in the first month after leaving hospital are more likely to survive than those who do not see a doctor.
An integrated system of stroke care delivery in Ontario, Canada, has resulted in fewer deaths from stroke and fewer discharges to long-term care facilities because of better access to optimal stroke care.
The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). The journal’s establishment likely would not have been without the foresight of Andrew Macphail, chair of the history of medicine at McGill University and editor of the Montreal Medical Journal. At the 1907 annual meeting, he argued that “without a journal to express its views and record its proceedings the association would have little impact.” With...
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