Volume 2 (2004) - January 2004
Frank P MacMaster, Vivek Kusumakar BMC Medicine 2004, 2:2 (29 January 2004)
A magnetic resonance imaging study has shown that teenagers with major depressive disorder have a smaller hippocampus than healthy controls. This effect is more pronounced in patients with a later age of onset.
Alexandra Papaioannou, William Parkinson, Richard Cook, Nicole Ferko, Esther Coker, Jonathan D Adachi BMC Medicine 2004, 2:1 (21 January 2004)
A study of elderly patients in two hospitals in Ontario has led to modification of a method used to predict the risk of falling in British hospitals. As a result, a predictive risk score for each patient can now be used in Canadian hospitals.