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Research highlights – 27 January 2012

27 Jan, 12 | by BMJ Group

Research questions“Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles.

Improving diagnosis of ovarian cancer in primary care
Early diagnosis of ovarian cancer improves prognosis: five year survival among women diagnosed with stage I ovarian cancer is 90%, compared with only 20% for stage III cancer and 6% for stage IV. Currently, however, less than 30% of women are diagnosed with stage I cancer, as the disease has few established risk factors and a range of non-specific symptoms such as loss of appetite, weight loss, and abdominal pain that also occur with less serious and more common conditions. more…

Research highlights – 20 January 2012

20 Jan, 12 | by BMJ Group

Research questions“Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles.

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Research highlights – 13 January 2012

13 Jan, 12 | by BMJ Group

Research questions“Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles. more…

Research highlights – 6 January 2012

6 Jan, 12 | by BMJ Group

Research questions“Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles. more…

Research highlights – 16 December 2011

16 Dec, 11 | by BMJ Group

Research questions” “Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles. more…

Research highlights – 9 December 2011

9 Dec, 11 | by BMJ Group

Research questions” “Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles.

Research highlights – 2 December 2011

2 Dec, 11 | by BMJ Group

Research questions“Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles. more…

Research highlights – 25 November 2011

25 Nov, 11 | by BMJ Group

Research questions” “Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles.

  • Does a high intake of dietary fibre or whole grains reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer?
  • Does integrated care for chronic physical diseases and depression improve disability and quality of life outcomes?
  • Can an additional review based on reporting guidelines, such as STROBE and CONSORT, improve the quality of manuscripts reviewed by a biomedical journal?
  • Can an accurate formula be developed to help allocate NHS funds to general practices in England for commissioning hospital care, based on the health needs of individuals in each practice?

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Research highlights – 18 November 2011

18 Nov, 11 | by BMJ Group

Research questions“Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles. more…

Research highlights – 11 November 2011

11 Nov, 11 | by BMJ Group

Research questions“Research highlights” is a weekly round-up of research papers appearing in the print BMJ. We start off with this week’s research questions, before providing more detail on some individual research papers and accompanying articles. more…

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