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Annals of Internal Medicine

Internal medicine journal.

Established in 1927 by the American College of Physicians (ACP), Annals of Internal Medicine is the premier internal medicine journal. Annals of Internal Medicine’s mission is to promote excellence in medicine, enable physicians and other health care professionals to be well informed members of the medical community and society, advance standards in the conduct and reporting of medical research, and contribute to improving the health of people worldwide. To achieve this mission, the journal publishes a wide variety of original research, review articles, practice guidelines, and commentary relevant to clinical practice, health care delivery, public health, health care policy, medical education, ethics, and research methodology. In addition, the journal publishes personal narratives that convey the feeling and the art of medicine.

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Annals of Internal Medicine News

Salt substitutes may lower the risk of heart disease and early death

Medical News Today - 15-Apr-2024

Swapping salt for low-sodium, high-potassium substitutes may boost heart health


Traffic air pollution raises your blood pressure by more than 4.5 mmHg

University of Washington (UW) - 27-Nov-2023

UW study calls for new strategies to combat traffic pollution's health risks


Robotic surgery is no better than traditional surgery, unless performed by skilled surgeons

Forbes - 17-Aug-2021

Despite huge benefits, robot-assisted surgery may increase complications - finds new study


Sharp angles of unhealthy eating

BBC - 03-Sep-2019

This may be an extreme example but it really shows that a good diet helps you live longer


Nutritional supplements have no effect on heart diseases according to the study

NHS - 09-Jul-2019

Meta-study of a million people finds no evidence of multivitamins increasing lifespan


Elderly with poor sense of smell 30% more likely to die over 13 year study

NHS - 30-Apr-2019

Smell could be another candidate for a biological age marker


No life extension seen people taking supplements

Independent - 09-Apr-2019

No short-cut to a healthy diet


Very hot tea increases risk of oesophageal cancer

Guardian - 05-Feb-2018

Cancer was already linked to drinking alcohol and smoking. Risks are heightened by daily cups of...


Move every half hour to limit effects of sedentary lifestyle

Guardian - 11-Sep-2017

Exercise is not enough to ward off the risks of sitting still for long periods of time, regular m...


Coffee drinkers live longer - perhaps

BBC - 11-Jul-2017

Drinking three cups of coffee a day may help you live longer. Study of almost half a million peo...


Wirelessly programmed implantable drug delivery device can release hundreds of single doses over 16 years - 29-Jun-2015

Iimplantable, microchip-based device may soon replace the injections and pills now needed to trea...