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Events Like London 2012 Olympic Games Are Hotbeds For Diseases
2012-01-17 05:38:37

Public experts are warning that mass gatherings like the London 2012 Olympics are hotbeds for diseases from around the world. Scientists wrote in The Lancet Infectious Disease journal that events like the Olympics can have consequences for the host nation and for people when they return to their own countries. They said there are also important issues to consider when handling large numbers of people. Professor Ibrahim Abubakar, from the University of East Anglia, told BBC that there...

Cancer Costs Is Spiraling Out Of Control
2011-09-26 11:41:15

   Researchers say that the cost of treating cancer is spiraling out of control and becoming unaffordable in many developed countries. The international team of researchers say there is a "culture of excess" with insufficient evidence about the "value" of new treatments and technologies. "The cancer community needs to take responsibility and not accept a sub-standard evidence base and an ethos of very small benefit at whatever cost," said a report commissioned by the Lancet...

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Annals of Internal Medicine
2012-05-07 07:34:57

Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It was founded in 1927. It has been published biweekly (on the first and third Tuesday of each month) since 1988. The current editor is Christine Laine (as of May 2012). Its archives back to 1993 are available on the journal’s website in text formats. PDF formats are accessible back to 1999. Some material over six months old is open-access, and all material is provided free to...

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