Category Archives: Medicine

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

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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

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Presenting the winners of the 2017 Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Awards

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

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On SAGE Insight: Erectile dysfunction is red flag for silent early cardiovascular disease

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

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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

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On SAGE Insight: Why is Smoking an Independent Risk Factor of Reoperation?

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

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On SAGE Insight: Assessment tools aiming to capture the impact of hearing loss on everyday life

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

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On SAGE Insight:  Influence of Gender on Health-Related Quality of Life and Disability After Surgery

Article title: Influence of Gender on Health-Related Quality of Life and Disability at 1 Year After Surgery for Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures From Global Spine Journal The aim of this study of self-reported outcomes of surgery, was to investigate how gender … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Biological Sex, Gender, and Public Policy

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Biological sex is increasingly cited as a basis for making policy. This policy is used to define sex and gender, differentiate men and women from each other, and clarify who is … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Association between sleep time and depression

Article title: Association between sleep time and depression: a cross-sectional study from countries in rural Northeastern China From The Journal of International Medical Research (JIMR) Sleep is an important part of life. It occupies approximately one-third of our life span … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Must-read free article in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to Alcohol

Article title: What You Do Not Know Could Hurt You: What Women Wish Their Doctors Had Told Them About Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to Alcohol From Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research Free access to this great … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: New approach to imaging during prostate cancer treatment which is non-invasive and less harmful to the patient

Article title: Intrafractional Tracking Accuracy of a Transperineal Ultrasound Image Guidance System for Prostate Radiotherapy From Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) has become routine treatment for prostate cancer in the last decade. Intrafractional imaging and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Guidelines for the management of atopic dermatitis (eczema) for pharmacists

From Canadian Pharmacists Journal / Revue des Pharmaciens du Canada Atopic dermatitis (AD), commonly known as eczema, is a chronic, pruritic inflammatory skin disease associated with a profound physical and psychosocial burden, which can contribute to a reduced quality of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Free access to articles to mark Sepsis Awareness Month

We are pleased to offer free access to the articles below to mark Sepsis Awareness Month: Sepsis: Current Definition, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management Abdalsamih M. Taeb ,MD, Michael H. Hooper, MD, MSc, Paul E. Marik, MD, FCCM, FCCP First Published … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Maternal Race–Ethnicity, Immigrant Status, Country of Birth, and the Odds of a Child With Autism

From Child Neurology Open Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by deficits in social communication and interaction and by restricted and repetitive behaviors, interests, or activities.  In this retrospective study, Western Australian state registries and a study … Continue reading

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