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2009-06-17 07:22:00

AMSTERDAM, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - SLA Centennial Observance Chooses 20 Elsevier Journals Among 100 Most Influential Journals in Past Century Elsevier has been awarded the "The Most Influential Publisher of the Last 100 Years in BioMedicine and the Life Sciences" at the Special Library Association's (SLA) Centennial conference on Tuesday, June 16th in Washington DC.

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2009-05-14 11:30:00

Global climate change is now the largest threat to human health, according to researchers on Thursday.

2009-05-11 07:43:20

A new analysis finds that a considerable number of clinical cancer studies published in respected medical journals have financial connections to pharmaceutical companies.

2009-03-27 15:29:59

The prestigious British medical journal The Lancet is speaking out against Pope Benedict XVI's opposition to the use of condoms. While in Africa last week, the pope told a French journalist the fight against AIDS in Africa cannot be overcome by the distribution of condoms: on the contrary, they increase it. The Lancet called the statement outrageous and wildly inaccurate in an editorial released Friday, Financial Times reported. By saying that condoms exacerbate the problem of HIV/AIDS, the...

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2009-03-27 13:25:00

One of the world’s foremost medical journals has accused Pope Benedict XVI of spreading “publicly distorted” scientific evidence that condoms are at the root cause of HIV/AIDS.

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2008-11-17 14:53:03

Including quality-of-life impacts in assessments of national vaccination programs would lead to many benefits, including improved productivity and less sick leave for parents, according to an editorial co-authored by a UNSW researcher, that has appeared the Lancet Infectious Diseases.

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.

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2008-02-04 12:50:00

New research published in the British medical journal The Lancet indicates that babies who receive nutritious foods have an increased earning-ability as adults.

2006-01-23 05:33:21

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - A disgraced Norwegian doctor has admitted faking data for two articles about cancer of the mouth in leading medical journals in addition to one already exposed as a fabrication, his lawyer said on Monday.

2006-01-18 12:05:00

OSLO (Reuters) - Health authorities opened a probe of a Norwegian cancer researcher on Wednesday after his hospital accused him of falsifying data for an article published in a leading medical journal.


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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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.