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

Thirty-Day Hospital Readmissions in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Predictors and Hospital- and State-Level Variation

5 days ago -  Arthritis & Rheumatology

Objective: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has one of the highest hospital readmission rates among chronic conditions. This study was undertaken to identify patient-level, hospital-level, and ...

Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of the Efficacy and Safety of Rilonacept in the Treatment of Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

5 days ago -  Arthritis & Rheumatology

Objective: To assess the efficacy and safety of rilonacept, an interleukin-1 inhibitor, in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Methods: An initial 4-week double-blind ...

Electronic cigarette use among patients with cancer: Characteristics of electronic cigarette users and their smoking cessation outcomes

9 days ago -  Cancer

Background: Given that continued smoking after a cancer diagnosis increases the risk of adverse health outcomes, patients with cancer are strongly advised to quit. Despite a current lack of ...

Cancer survival in China, 2003-2005: A population-based study

Sat 20 Sep 2014 -  International Journal of Cancer

Limited population-based cancer registry data available in China until now has hampered efforts to inform cancer control policy. Following extensive efforts to improve the systematic cancer ...

Colorectal Cancer Prevention by an Optimized Colonoscopy Protocol in Routine Practice

Sat 20 Sep 2014 -  International Journal of Cancer

We conducted a retrospective cohort study to investigate the colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality prevention achievable in clinical practice with an optimized colonoscopy protocol ...

Trans-Pacific Variation in Outcomes for Men Treated With Primary Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Fri 19 Sep 2014 -  BJU International

Objectives: To compare directly survival outcomes of primary androgen deprivation therapy (PADT) in Japan, where this treatment is endorsed by guidelines, with outcomes in the U.S., where it is ...

Altered fMRI responses to non-painful sensory stimulation in fibromyalgia patients

Mon 15 Sep 2014 -  Arthritis & Rheumatology

Objective: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a disorder characterized by chronic pain and enhanced responses to acute noxious events. However, the sensory systems affected in FM may extend beyond pain itself, ...

Targeting hypoxia in the treatment of small cell lung cancer

Tue 26 Aug 2014 -  Lung Cancer

Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is an extremely aggressive disease for which minimal therapeutic improvements have been made over the last few decades. Patients still rely on non-targeted, ...

Changes in Quality of Life in the First 5 Years of Disease in a Multicenter Cohort of Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Tue 26 Aug 2014 -  Arthritis Care & Research

The Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36 (SF-36) is recommended to assess quality of life (QOL) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The aim of the current study was to assess QOL over time in the ...

Criteria for the Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia: Validation of the Modified 2010 Preliminary American College of Rheumatology Criteria and the Development of Alternative Criteria

Tue 26 Aug 2014 -  Arthritis Care & Research

Objective: To validate the 2011 modification of the 2010 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) preliminary criteria for the diagnosis of fibromyalgia (2011ModCr) and develop alternative criteria ...

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