News tagged with internal medicine

Exercise and vitamin D help to prevent falls in seniors

( -- A systematic review of over 50 clinical trials finds that exercise and Vitamin D supplements are the best ways to reduce the risk of falling in people aged 65 and over. The review is published in the December ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Health
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Component in common dairy foods may cut diabetes risk

Scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and collaborators from other institutions have identified a natural substance in dairy fat that may substantially reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. The compound, ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Health
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Quantifying fragmentation of medical information

It's widely recognized that fragmentation of medical information is a problem in health care, but the extent of the problem and how many patients may be at risk haven't been well quantified. In a new retrospective study, ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Other
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The health of health care depends on it

Along with integrity and compassion, respect for patients, colleagues and other team members is an essential attribute of medical professionalism. A new study examines how medical students learn respectful or disrespectful ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Other
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