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Appendicitis: antibiotics could replace surgery

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Heavy drinkers but also quitters at significant risk for cardiovascular diseases

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Cancer mortality rates falling faster in men than women

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VTE recurrence, mortality highest during the first year

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Statins: upto 6 million patients receive sub-optimal treatment in UK

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Rise in A&E referrals from NHS 111 service

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Hospital cuts planned across England, reveals BBC

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Collaborative care helps mild depression
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Collaborative care helps mild depression

Collaborative care allowing older people with subclinical depression access to behavioural activation reduced depressive symptoms more than standard care...

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Non-thoracic MRI is OK for pacemakers
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Non-thoracic MRI is OK for pacemakers

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of areas other than the chest are not associated with problems with pacemakers or implantable cardiac defibrillators...

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Mercury in seafood linked to increased risk of ALS
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Mercury in seafood linked to increased risk of ALS

While the exact cause of ALS is unknown, previous studies have suggested mercury might be a risk factor.

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Has UK reached “epidemic levels” of heart failure?
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Has UK reached “epidemic levels” of heart failure?

Access to echocardiography is the key to improving care.

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Being connected to work out-of-hours linked to heart disease risk

Study examines the association between work-related rumination and heart rate variability.

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Experts recommend against low intensity pulsed ultrasound for patients with fractures
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Experts recommend against low intensity pulsed ultrasound for patients with fractures

A panel of international experts says healthcare organisations should consider abandoning the treatment.

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Female life expectancy could exceed 90 years by 2030
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Female life expectancy could exceed 90 years by 2030

Experts are warning that policies must be put in place to support the growing older population.

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Gestational diabetes: multiple episodes raise breast cancer risk

Data from the Sister Study of over 50K women.

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ADA issues new retinopathy position statement

Diabetic retinopathy diagnostic assessment and treatment have improved dramatically since ADA’s 2002 statement.

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Age interacts with dabigatran in bleeding risk

Lower dose for elderly patients may be warranted.

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Testosterone treatment queried in over 65s
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Testosterone treatment queried in over 65s

Testosterone treatment increased the amount of coronary artery non-calcified plaque rather than reducing this early sign of increased cardiovascular risk...

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Watch for “soft signs” of child abuse
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Watch for “soft signs” of child abuse

Professionals who work with children should be curious about “soft signs” that could signal abuse or neglect, a draft guideline from the National Institute...

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Testosterone treatment in older men increase coronary artery plaque volume
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Testosterone treatment in older men increase coronary artery plaque volume

The Cardiovascular Trial design to determine the effect of testosterone treatment on cardiovascular outcome in older men with low testosterone concentrations

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Gastric cancer: adjuvant CRT boosts survival in elderly patients

Most gastric cancers are diagnosed in patients older than 65 y.

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