Research Update

November 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/17/98, Vol. 159 Issue 10, p1238
Academic Journal
Presents several brief articles relating to medicine for November 17, 1998. Prevalence of sudden cardiac death due to overwork in Japan; Herbal mixture for prostate cancer, PC-SPES, high in estrogen; Recurring fetal loss due to an immunologic abnormality.


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