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2011-01-12 00:01:22

The fallacious decade-old "vaccine-cause-autism" link was recently but belatedly exposed as a "fraud" and "hoax" by the British Medical Journal. According to Dr. Harold Levinson's analysis within "A Scientific Watergate - Dyslexia," pathological narcissism or egotism is responsible for fraudulent scientific publications and their cover-ups as well as the unfounded attacks on new and challenging breakthroughs - and thus tragic for countless suffering millions. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) January...

2011-01-06 09:05:00

A prominent medical journal has accused the doctor who first linked autism and MMR vaccines of committing fraud by falsifying information in his research. On Thursday, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a story entitled, "Secrets of the MMR scare: How the case against the MMR vaccine was fixed" by London journalist Brian Deer. In the story, Deer addresses "the bogus data behind claims that launched a worldwide scare over the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, and reveals how the...

2011-01-04 08:14:00

ATLANTA, January 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The College of Direct Support (CDS), an internet-based college for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and managed in partnership by Elsevier I MC Strategies and the University of Minnesota's Research and Training Center, has introduced its newest Disability Intensive Course (DIC) into the CDS Curriculum - Diabetes This is the fifth DIC course to be added to the CDS curriculum, joining courses on "Autism and Autism Spectrum...

2010-12-21 15:52:34

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association 2010 Top Ten Research Reports Research on reducing risks, improving medical treatment and improving lifestyle behaviors to fight the battle against heart disease and stroke are among the key scientific findings that make up this year's top cardiovascular and stroke research recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The association has been compiling an annual list of the top 10 major advances in heart...

2010-12-08 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today announced that its subsidiary Reprints Desk, Inc. has signed a direct agreement with the Massachusetts Medical Society for the electronic distribution of articles from the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). This agreement adds...

2010-12-08 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Reprints Desk, Inc. today announced that it has signed a direct agreement with the Massachusetts Medical Society for the electronic distribution of articles from the New England Journal of Medicine. This agreement adds to Reprints Desk's direct distribution agreements covering the top three medical journals in the world - New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and The Lancet from Elsevier -...

2010-11-18 13:57:06

Editorial: Health and climate change Several leading medical journals have come together to urge health professionals everywhere to put health at the heart of climate change negotiations. An editorial published simultaneously in the BMJ, the Lancet and the Finnish Medical Journal today, warns that the links between climate policy and health policy must not be overlooked. The editorial has also been made available for publication in all peer reviewed medical journals worldwide through the...

2010-10-27 14:07:35

Press release from PLoS Medicine Journals need to develop policies to handle the inevitable competing interests that arise when they publish papers that may bring them reprint revenue or increase their impact factors. This is the conclusion of a research article by Andreas Lundh and colleagues from the Nordic Cochrane Centre published in this weeks PLoS Medicine. An accompanying perspective by Harvey Marcovitch, ex-chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and an editorial from the...

2010-10-16 09:27:17

Heart attack patients whose hearts have stopped beating and who receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from bystanders fare better if their resuscitators skip the rescue breaths and do only chest compression, according to a study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.The study, published online on Oct. 15 in The Lancet, determined that the chest compression-only method of CPR improved survival rates over standard CPR.Standard CPR involves alternating...

2010-10-07 03:41:00

MORRISTOWN, New Jersey, October 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Medical News Group (IMNG), an Elsevier company that provides medical news to physicians, today announced the relaunch of its websites for Internal Medicine News (http://www.internalmedicinenews.com) and Hospitalist News (http://www.ehospitalistnews.com). Internal Medicine News Digital Network is the online destination and multimedia properties of Internal Medicine News, the independent news publication...

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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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