Medical Journal Abstracts


Medical Journal Abstracts

The medical journal abstracts section provides healthcare professionals with access to key journal abstracts. Bringing together articles from a full range of sources, this resource aims to provide doctors with a starting point for their journal research.

The regularly updated journals can be sorted by disease/condition, source name and the date of publication. Alternatively they can be accessed within the relevant disease topic areas, via the collapsible menu at the top of each page of the website.


Lastest Medical Journal Abstracts

Optimum and stepped care standardised antihypertensive treatment with or without renal denervation for resistant hypertension (DENERHTN): a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial

yesterday -  The Lancet

Background: Conflicting blood pressure-lowering effects of catheter-based renal artery denervation have been reported in patients with resistant hypertension. We compared the ambulatory blood ...

Chains of transmission and control of Ebola virus disease in Conakry, Guinea, in 2014: an observational study

4 days ago -  The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Background: An epidemic of Ebola virus disease of unprecedented size continues in parts of west Africa. For the first time, large urban centres such as Conakry, the capital of Guinea, are ...

Central arteriovenous anastomosis for the treatment of patients with uncontrolled hypertension (the ROX CONTROL HTN study): a randomised controlled trial

4 days ago -  The Lancet

Background: Hypertension contributes to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. We assessed the safety and efficacy of a central iliac arteriovenous anastomosis to alter the mechanical arterial ...

Group A Streptococcal meningitis in adults

6 days ago -  Journal of Infection

Objectives: We report on the incidence, clinical characteristics, and bacterial genotype of group A streptococcal (GAS) meningitis in the Netherlands. Methods: We assessed the incidence, ...

Protective effect of bisphosphonates on endometrial cancer incidence in data from the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) cancer screening trial

Mon 22 Dec 2014 -  Cancer

Background: Preclinical studies have demonstrated antitumor effects of bisphosphonates. The objective of the current study was to determine the effect of exposure to bisphosphonate on the ...

Safety and immunogenicity of Ebola virus and Marburg virus glycoprotein DNA vaccines assessed separately and concomitantly in healthy Ugandan adults: a phase 1b, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Mon 22 Dec 2014 -  The Lancet

Background: Ebola virus and Marburg virus cause serious disease outbreaks with high case fatality rates. We aimed to assess the safety and immunogenicity of two investigational DNA vaccines, one ...

Time to resolution and effect on quality of life of molluscum contagiosum in children in the UK: a prospective community cohort study

Mon 22 Dec 2014 -  The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Background: Molluscum contagiosum is one of the 50 most prevalent diseases worldwide, but scarce epidemiological data exist for childhood molluscum contagiosum. We aimed to describe the time to ...

The impact of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection on clinical outcomes of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Fri 19 Dec 2014 -  European Journal of Cancer Care

We performed a retrospective study to analyse the characteristics and clinical outcomes of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and compare with ...

Safety and diagnostic accuracy of tumor biopsies in children with cancer

Thu 18 Dec 2014 -  Cancer

Background: Tumor biopsies are central to the diagnosis and management of cancer and are critical to efforts in personalized medicine and targeted therapeutics. In the current study, the authors ...

The effects of cancer and racial disparities in health-related quality of life among older Americans: A case-control, population-based study

Thu 18 Dec 2014 -  Cancer

Background: Understanding the impact of the cancer care system on racial/ethnic disparities in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is increasingly important as the number of cancer survivors ...

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