Tonks, Alison
June 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1334
Academic Journal
The article presents news items related to medicine. Research reported in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" found that people with heart failure tend to be overly optimistic about their chances for survival and life spans. Research reported in the New England Journal of Medicine" found that extended prophylaxis protects breastfed babies from HIV and that early weaning does not. Research reported in the "New England Journal of Medicine" found that controlled hypothermia is an ineffective treatment for children with traumatic brain injury and that it may even harm them.


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