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Conservation Biology reports how Buddhist monasteries can save the snow leopard
Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans explores the decadal change of global ocean levels
Political Psychologyreveals how the 'Obama generation' has the most liberal attitudes to race
A new screening strategy for ovarian cancer appears to be highly specific for detecting the disease before it becomes lethal. The strategy is described in a study published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. If verified in an ongoing clinical trial, it could potentially help save the lives of thousands of women each year in the United States alone.
Scientists have discovered that important ‘good’ bacteria arrive in babies’ digestive systems from their mother’s gut via breast milk.
Maternity care that involves a midwife as the main care provider leads to better outcomes for most women, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. Researchers found that women who received continued care throughout pregnancy and birth from a small group of midwives were less likely to give birth pre-term and required fewer interventions during labour and birth than when their care was shared between different obstetricians, GPs and midwives.
From: American Journal of Physical Anthropology
From: Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
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Experts Describe Ways to Eliminate Wasteful Medical Tests and Procedures Performed on Children and Adults
Medical organizations are participating in a campaign to help clinicians and patients avoid wasteful and sometimes harmful medical interventions. Recently, experts in pediatric and adult health from diverse geographic locations of the United States and from a mix of academic and non- academic settings shared their experiences, consulted their colleagues, and analyzed numerous studies in the medical literature to determine the top recommendations for improving healthcare value. Following these recommendations, which are outlined in a new study published today in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, will lower costs and lead to better care for patients.
From: Geophysical Research-Solid Earth
The Boston Marathon bombing brought international attention back to the devastating effects of terrorism. There were numerous victims with severe injuries that needed immediate attention. A novel study in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), presents cases from Boston-area hospitals where victims were treated, examining the medical response and imaging technologies used to save lives and limbs.
From: Mind, Brain and Education
From: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
From: Flavour and Fragrance Journal
From: Acta Paediatrica
From: Journal of Traumatic Stress
From: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
New guidelines seek to ensure research is reproduceable
From: New Phytologist