Medical News

New Name and Diagnostic Criteria Proposed for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Institute of Medicine has proposed a new name and diagnostic criteria for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. The committee recommends that the disorder be renamed systemic exertion intolerance disease.

How Much Sleep Should You Be Getting? New Recommendations on Sleep Duration

Recommendations on sleep durations from the National Sleep Foundation

Financial Incentives Can Double Smoking Cessation Rates Among Pregnant Women

Pregnant women who are offered financial incentives to stop smoking are more than twice as likely to quit as their peers who receive only routine care, a BMJ study finds.


Reviews of Note, October 10, 2014 Free

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