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Anant Mandawat: Drug combo gives melanoma patients hope

...melanoma are diagnosed in the United States each year and 9,000 people die from it annually.A new paper in the New England Journal of Medicine describes results of a new class of precision medications that could dramatically alter the treatment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-10/drug-combo-gives-melanoma-pa
Catheter procedure can help stroke victims

...annually. They can decrease quality of life and limit one's ability to walk, talk or even eat.A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a catheter-based procedure could help many people having a stroke.A stroke occurs when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-03-11/catheter-procedure-can-h
Race to the bottom

...three in 10 ? refuse to see Medicaid patients, according to a Health Affairs analysis.Another study, by the New England Journal of Medicine, found Medicaid recipients were six times more likely to be denied appointments and wait twice as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-16/race-bottom
Wall Street Focus: Combating diabetes

...side effects which have plagued some older diabetes treatments.The results of two large studies, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, eased investor concerns over the class known as DPP-4 inhibitors; which includes Onglyza from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-17/wall-street-focus-combatin
Millions gain health coverage, but Georgia lags behind, reports show

...particularly for the poor.The report today from The Commonwealth Fund follows research it reported last week in the New England Journal of Medicine that an estimated 20 million people gained coverage. In the new report, looking at those it considers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-10/millions-gain-health-coverag
Nothing to celebrate

...Had the Obamacare cheerleaders more closely scrutinized the Commonwealth Fund's report, which appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, they might not have been so quick to reach for the pompoms.The foundation arrived at its headline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-14/nothing-celebrate
New drug might help heart failure

...disease is progressive, and almost 50 percent of patients die within five years of diagnosis. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports a new medication might help patients with heart failure live longer.The heart functions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-09-03/new-drug-might-help-hear
Nibbling even a bit adds up in the end

...This seems to be one of our biggest problems - we never believe we're eating anything. It's been reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that people attempting to lose weight tend to underestimate the amount they eat by as much as 47 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/02/die_91050.shtml
Diet
Seeks law on car cell phone use

...should solve the problem). I suspect you underestimate the problem caused by car phones. A study printed in The New England Journal of Medicine showed that the risk of getting in an accident increases 400 percent when using a wireless phone while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/27/edi_281140.shtml
Editorials
RU-486 embarking on new era

...controversy. The study, published April 30 in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that 92 percent of women taking...And I think any time a study is written up in the New England Journal of Medicine -- with its imprimatur on it -- that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/14/ent_228122.shtml
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