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2009-03-30 18:00:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) applauds the introduction of the "Medicare Oral Health Rehabilitative Enhancement Act of 2009" (H.R. 1430 IH), which would change current Medicare law that prohibits dentists from referring their Medicare patients for physical therapy. Introduced on March 11, by Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Congressman Eric Cantor (R-Va.), H.R. 1430 would allow oral and...

2009-03-10 08:32:00

The prevalence of diabetes has doubled in the past decade, and the resulting increases in diabetes-related eye disease pose a new challenge to eye specialists, according to an editorial in the March issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.Two editorials and a research article in the issue focus on ophthalmologic implications of metabolic diseases, and are being published in conjunction with a JAMA theme issue on diabetes, obesity and their comorbidities. The...

2009-01-28 10:32:00

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of information resources for the scientific and medical communities, and JAMA, the world's most widely circulated medical journal, have announced the joint development and launch of a new state-of-the-art digital resource, JAMAevidence. This innovative learning tool provides medical students, residents, educators, and clinicians with the fundamental tools required for understanding and applying...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomson Reuters today announced that it has published a new white paper on the topic of biomarkers drawing on expert insight from academics and key players in the pharmaceuticals industry. Called "Biomarkers: An Indispensable Addition to the Drug Development Toolkit," it explores the role of biomarkers as evaluative tools in addressing some of the challenges seen in clinical research and their potential to improve decision making,...

2009-01-07 07:38:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Family Practice Special Edition: Current Clinical Practice and its companion issue, Current Clinical Practice for internists, want to provide you with the most up-to-date information on quality improvement in medicine. Peter V. Lee, MD, speaks about the importance of objective performance evaluations. Howard O. Kerpen, MD discusses his concerns about the "hospitalist" model of medicine. Susan Nedza, MD, MBA talks about the Physician...

2008-12-18 10:55:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical acupuncture, which is acupuncture performed by a licensed physician trained at a conventional medical school, is being used increasingly for pain control. Richard Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Acupuncture, a peer-reviewed journal (www.liebertpub.com/acu) and the official journal of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, is at the forefront of these efforts in the military. The technique developed by Dr. Niemtzow...

2008-12-16 04:45:00

NEW YORK, December 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - The American Journal of Medicine The American Journal of Medicine (AJM), one of Elsevier's flagship health sciences journals, has introduced the American Journal of Medicine blog (http://amjmed.blogspot.com), a dynamic forum where physicians and other healthcare professionals can discuss the research and applications for clinical practice that have been published in the Journal. "The American Journal of Medicine has been a...

2008-11-14 09:00:06

MONTVALE, N.J., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Family Practice Special Edition: Current Clinical Practice and its companion issue Current Clinical Practice for internal medicine looks at how new paradigms in medicine are improving medical practice and patient care. An article by Laurence Wellikson, MD, CEO of the Society of Hospital Medicine, provides an overview of the hospitalist model and how it works in collaboration with primary care. "The hospitalist model has been working....

2008-10-20 12:00:31

MORRISVILLE, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Conference on Pain and Chemical Dependency honors a uniquely qualified individual with the Marie E. Nyswander Award, which is given in recognition of lifetime accomplishments in advancing compassionate and humane treatment of patients suffering from pain. This year's award will be presented to M.R. Rajagopal, MD. Dr. M.R. Rajagopal is Professor of Pain and Palliative Medicine at SUT Academy of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum and the...

2008-10-01 10:00:00

By Rob Waters Bloomberg News Newspapers and Internet news sites should do a better job of reporting medical studies by including the source of funding for the studies, according to an analysis published today. The analysis found that 42 percent of news stories reporting on company-supported clinical trials didn't divulge who paid, according to Harvard researchers who reviewed 306 articles from 45 newspapers and seven Internet sites. Previous research has found the source of payment for a...


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Central European Journal of Biology
2012-06-04 20:09:41

The Central European Journal of Biology (CEJB) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by Versita and Springer Science+Business Media. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Mariusz Z. Ratajczak (University of Louisville, USA). This English-language journal is devoted to rapid publication of original research and review articles in all biology fields. The aim of this journal is to become the premier source of high quality research from Central and Eastern Europe....

British Journal of Sexual Medicine
2012-06-04 19:54:58

The British Journal of Sexual Medicine (BJSM) is a medical journal established in 1973 and published Hayward Medical Communications. As of May 2012, editors-in-chief are Simon Barton, MD (Clinical Director and Consultant Physician, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, London) and Paul Woolley (University Hospital of South Manchester, UK). The focus of BJSM is to provide a blend of review-based articles and editorial on a broad range of topics related to male and female health that...

British Journal of Ophthalmology
2012-06-04 19:51:12

The British Journal of Ophthalmology is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1917 by the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital Reports and the Ophthalmoscope and Ophthalmic Record. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are Harminder Dua and Arun Singh. This journal covers clinical investigations, clinical observations, and clinically relevant laboratory investigations related to ophthalmology. It also provides major reviews and covers regional issues. It is indexed in Index Medicus,...

Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research
2012-06-04 19:40:03

The Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in the 1960s as Revista Brasileira de Pesquisas Médicas e Biológicas, publishing articles in Portuguese. In 1981, after the journal was taken over by the Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica (ABDC), the journal was renamed to its current moniker, and is published on a monthly basis in English. This journal is the leading international periodical in the fields of...

British Journal of Cancer
2012-05-28 10:11:32

The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) is a professional medical journal published biweekly by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.) on behalf of Cancer Research UK. It provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. Papers are published both in print and online. The journal publishes full research papers and...

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