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new studies point to efficacy of probiotics in treatment of digestive disorders

as various digestive disorders remain a common issue in western society, researchers continue to look for treatment (and the cause of) such conditions.

a recent study of studies (a cluster of trials) conducted on humans was published in the new england journal of medicine, examining the effect of probiotics on easing the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. 57 more words

Juice Press

Lyme retreatment guidance may be flawed

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Most doctors treat Lyme disease with antibiotics for two to four weeks after diagnosis, but if symptoms persist after that, medical guidelines recommend against antibiotic retreatment. 884 more words

Ineffective Treatments

New England Journal Of Medicine Declines To Retract Papers From Disgraced Research Group

Like the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the two New England Journal of Medicine papers by disgraced Dutch researcher Don Poldermans will never stand straight. But like the famous Tower they are also unlikely to topple anytime soon. 62 more words

Policy & Ethics

New Ebola Projections: 1.4 Million Cases by Late January

New Ebola Projections: 1.4 Million Cases by Late January

Last month, the World Health Organization estimated that 20,000 people could contract Ebola by mid-2015, but revised projections now indicate that this number could be reached as early as November. 44 more words

Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa — The First 9 Months of the Epidemic and Forward Projections

Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa — The First 9 Months of the Epidemic and Forward Projections
Source: New England Journal of Medicine

A total of 4507 confirmed and probable EVD cases were reported to the WHO between December 30, 2013, and September 14, 2014 — a 37-week period.

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New England Journal Of Medicine

A Nobel Laureate on ‘Successful Aging’ - Dr. Eric Kandel’s Epic Search for the Biological Basis of Memory

Eric R. Kandel, M.D.

From The Quarterly, Winter 2012

Imagine that you are standing on a busy city street corner and you gather together the first 100 passersby who are precisely 70 years old. 1,558 more words

Neuropsychiatry

Quote of the Week: Robert R. Reilly, "Making Gay Okay"

There are two fundamentally different conceptions of science – one that is scientific and one that is not. In the first, science properly deals with reality, mostly in its physical manifestations. 343 more words

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