News tagged with internal medicine

No standard for the placebo?

Much of medicine is based on what is considered the strongest possible evidence: The placebo-controlled trial. A paper published in the October 19 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine – entitled "What's In Placebos: ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Medical research
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Not all doctors follow cancer screening guidelines

Only one-fifth of primary care physicians in the US follow practice guidelines for colorectal cancer screening for all the tests they recommend, according to Dr. Robin Yabroff from the National Cancer Institute and her colleagues. ...

dateOct 14, 2010 in Cancer
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