News tagged with journal of internal medicine

Health reform fails the disadvantaged

A new study looking at the effects of the 2006 Massachusetts Health Reform on access to care, health status and ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in healthcare, shows that the legislation has led to improvements in insurance ...

dateSep 09, 2010 in Health
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Biofield therapies: Helpful or full of hype?

Biofield therapies, which claim to use subtle energy to stimulate the body's healing process, are promising complementary interventions for reducing the intensity of pain in a number of conditions, reducing anxiety for hospitalized ...

dateOct 29, 2009 in Other
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Lose weight fast for lasting results, suggests new study

If you thought the best way to lose and maintain weight was the slow and steady approach, think again. A new study by Lisa Nackers and colleagues, from the University of Florida in the US, suggests that the key to long-term ...

dateMay 06, 2010 in Health
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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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Struggling to follow doctor's orders

Paid caregivers make it possible for seniors to remain living in their homes. The problem, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study, is that more than one-third of caregivers had difficulty reading and understanding ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Health
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Redefining normal blood pressure

As many as 100 million Americans may currently be misclassified as having abnormal blood pressure, according to Dr. Brent Taylor from the Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Health
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