Oral appliances sold over the Internet are being marketed as cures for sleep apnea.
More formal study is needed of rescue efforts by international response teams after earthquakes in order to improve search and recovery efforts, according to a report by Anthony Macintyre, M.D., professor of Emergency Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The report was published online by Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, an American Medical Association journal.
Jeanny Aragon-Ching, M.D. assistant professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, says that the new drug denosumab is a welcome addition to the options available for treatment of metastatic prostate cancer.
A new study by Jesse Pines, M.D., associate professor of Emergency Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, found that hospital crowding does not hinder stroke care, provided patients arrive at the hospital within three hours of developing symptoms of a stroke.
A new study by Valerie Hu, Ph.D., professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, offers some clues into the mystery of why autism is four times more common in males than in females.
According to a recent study by Katherine Chretien, M.D., associate professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, some doctors post unethical and unprofessional content on Twitter, a finding that suggests the need for more oversight of physicians' use of social media.
Rahul Vanjani, a student at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s 2011 Leadership Award. This award provides medical students, residents/fellows and early career physicians from around the country with special training to develop their skills as future leaders in organized medicine and community affairs.
George Washington University researcher Dr. Valerie Hu, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and her team at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, have found that male and female sex hormones regulate expression of an important gene in neuronal cell culture through a mechanism that could explain not only higher levels of testosterone observed in some individuals with autism, but also why males have a higher incidence of autism than females.