Category Archives: Medicine
On SAGE Insight: What are the potential risk factors for continued opioid use in patients being treated for low back pain?
Article title: Risk Factors for Continued Opioid Use in Conservative Versus Surgical Management of Low Back Pain Originating From the Sacroiliac Joint From Global Spine Journal Lower back pain is the most common reason for opioid prescription in the United … Continue reading
Article title Paper shredder machines: A danger to little fingers. A case of triple finger amputation in a 2-year-old boy From The Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) Warning – full article includes graphic images of injuries This study serves … Continue reading
Special Section Guest Editor: Urs Maurer and Catherine McBride From International Journal of Behavioral Development This special section is devoted to the topic “Neuroscience and Literacy Acquisition.” It presents some of the most up-to-date thinking in the area of reading … Continue reading
From Chronic Stress Depression is a major public health crisis and can be caused by many different factors, including stress. Though healthy in small amounts, chronic and unpredictable stress can lead to problems with thoughts and feelings. Prolonged difficulty with … Continue reading
From Brain and Neuroscience Advances We reveal patterns of circadian variations in our collective emotions from the analysis of 800M anonymous microposts collected on Twitter across the United Kingdom. We use methods of Fourier analysis and statistical analysis to investigate periodic … Continue reading
From Journal of Concussion Concussion injury is a serious and prevalent problem in sports that has gained worldwide attention. Despite years of awareness campaigns around risk and long-term consequences, many athletes engage in high-risk behaviour and persist in competing without … Continue reading
On SAGE Insight: Does antibiotic treatment duration affect the outcomes of exacerbations of asthma and pulmonary disease?
Article title: Does antibiotic treatment duration affect the outcomes of exacerbations of asthma and COPD? A systematic review From Chronic Respiratory Disease Antibiotic resistance is a major public health crisis facing the world today and in part caused by inappropriately … Continue reading
On SAGE Insight: Curing cancer: How has immunotherapy transformed treatment in your particular specialty?
Professor Pio Conti, of University of Chieti-Pescara, is Editor of the European Journal of Inflammation and the International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology “In 1985, Steven A. Rosenberg and colleagues at the National Institutes of Health published an interesting … Continue reading
On SAGE Insight: The growing role of international law in the regulation of Human Cloning and Stem-Cell Patenting
Article title: Cloning International Law: The Science and Science Fiction of Human Cloning and Stem-Cell Patenting From Law, Culture and the Humanities Scholars of international law and medicine have noted a gradual change in the nature of international governance in … Continue reading
Since its creation in 2013 by the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS), the JFMS Resident Best Paper Award has highlighted and rewarded exceptional research in veterinary science carried out by residents. This year, JFMS’s sister title, the Journal … Continue reading
Article title: The relationship of erectile dysfunction and subclinical cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis From Vascular Medicine In addition to being an important health and quality of life issue for men, erectile dysfunction has long been associated with … Continue reading
On SAGE Insight: Increased risk of premature death persists for ten years following pregnancy loss, new study finds
Article title: Pregnancy associated death in record linkage studies relative to delivery, termination of pregnancy, and natural losses: A systematic review with a narrative synthesis and meta-analysis From SAGE Open Medicine Maternal deaths associated with pregnancy are a major public … Continue reading
Article title: Smoking Is an Independent Risk Factor of Reoperation Due to RecurrentLumbar Disc Herniation From Global Spine Journal This study aims to determine if age, gender, smoking status, and body mass index (BMI) are significant risk factors leading to reoperation. … Continue reading
Article title: A Data-Driven Synthesis of Research Evidence for Domains of Hearing Loss, as Reported by Adults With Hearing Loss and Their Communication Partners From Trends in Hearing Hearing loss affects about 300 million adults worldwide and there is general … Continue reading