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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
Medicine Today: Treatment time improving for heart attacks

...one of the scariest medical conditions because they can kill quickly ? in seconds to minutes. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that we might be getting better at treating them.The heart pumps blood to the body and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-12/medicine-today-treatment-tim
Physical therapy or surgery for knee pain

...meniscal tear while others will recommend a more conservative approach with physical therapy. A new article in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that an initial conservative approach with physical therapy may be a better option. Dr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-05-20/physical-therapy-or-surgery-
Military families shoulder weight of deployment

...began documenting the rippling effects of multiple combat deployments on families. The findings, published by the New England Journal of Medicine and the American Academy of Pedi a trics, were no surprise to military families.Siblings and grandparents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-25/military-families-shoulder-we
Delayed care higher in South, study finds

...states with restrictive Medicaid eligibility, a study published Thursday finds.In correspondence published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the authors looked at the percentage of people who delayed medical care because of the cost by county...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-03-27/delayed-care-higher-south-st
Soda industry launches 'calorie count' vending machines

...rates, although other factors such as a lack of physical activity and overeating also contribute.Last month, the New England Journal of Medicine published a decades-long study of more than 33,000 Americans that showed sugary beverages interact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-08/soda-industry-launches-cal
MCG to test skin cancer medication

...specific molecule called CTLA-4 that acts to dampen down T-cell response, according to an article last year in the New England Journal of Medicine ."It works to recruit the immune system," May said, which can then attack the tumor.In the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-04-04/mcg-test-skin-cancer-medicat
Health | Metro
Spanish flu link could explain H1N1's spread

...Prevention and colleagues looked for antibody reactions to novel H1N1. Their study was published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine . "In individuals born after 1980, there's very low levels of cross-reactive antibody to novel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/20/met_548798.shtml
Metro | Swine flu
'Tort reform' a clever distraction

...already has laws against filing these so-called "frivolous lawsuits." Comprising leaders of the medical field, The New England Journal of Medicine published a study concluding that "portraits of a malpractice system that is stricken with frivolous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/29/op_546148.shtml
Opinion columns
Study takes second look at cancer drug Iressa

ATLANTA --- Four years after the government severely restricted its use, the lung cancer drug Iressa may be poised to make a comeback: A study concludes it can slow the deadly disease better than standard chemotherapy in certain patients.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/20/met_545086.shtml
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