Tonks, Alison
June 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/21/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7658, p1400
Academic Journal
The article presents news briefs regarding the medical industry. A study which found that drug therapy was linked to the deaths of some patients with type 2 diabetes is discussed. A study which found that the herb St. John's Wort was not effective treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is discussed. The potential that exposure to bright light may slow the cognitive decline associated with dementia is discussed. Speculation which has been raised regarding the possibility that the U.S. will face a shortage of doctors is discussed.


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