Latest Canadian Medical Association Journal Stories
Universities and colleges need to do more to protect young adults from the dangers of illicit stimulant use and to educate them about harms.
The risk of miscarriage is 2.4 times greater for women who took any type and dosage of nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in early pregnancy.
Health Canada is not prevented by law from publicly disclosing safety and efficacy data from clinical trials, pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices and should be more transparent.
Death following severe traumatic brain injury is associated with a highly variable incidence of withdrawal of life support at the end of life.
Is being obese necessarily unhealthy? Not according to researchers who recently found in their studies that some obese people are fit while others, with underlying health issues, such as high blood pressure, need help with their weight.
A new tool â€” the Edmonton obesity staging system (EOSS) â€” improves on current methods to predict the risk of death in overweight and obese people.
The type of cardiac arrest suffered by patients in intensive care units (ICUs) may predict their long-term survival rate.
Parents often ask their doctors for advice on toilet training young children.
The immunochemical fecal occult blood test (iFOBT) is effective for predicting lesions in the lower intestine but not in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
The largest, most comprehensive evidence-based guidelines to immigrant health â€” designed to help Canadian physicians meet the unique needs of this group â€” are being published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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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