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Antidepressants double the risk of hip fracture in patients with Alzheimer’s disease
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Antidepressants double the risk of hip fracture in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

The increased fracture risk seen with antidepressant use in older people appears to be even greater in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Statins cut VTE risk

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EU Geriatric Medicine Society issues new consensus statement

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How much lipid lowering on statins calls for diabetes attention?

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Hypertension: systolic blood pressure of ≥110-115mmHg linked to 10 million deaths

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Heartburn medications use during pregnancy tied to asthma risk in children | Meta-analysis

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Uni drive doubles meningitis vaccine rate

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Aspirin for frequent tension headache queried

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Fresh Brexit concerns for European doctors

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Hospitals braced for cold weather ‘spike’

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Review raises concerns over locum doctors

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Hospitals declare ‘black alert’ due to overcrowding

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Former GMC chief to lead NHS Confederation

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Plans for seven-day GPs ‘in disarray’

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NHS warning from leading doctors and nurses

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Epilepsy: new guidelines on pre-surgical  fMRI
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Epilepsy: new guidelines on pre-surgical fMRI

The American Academy of Neurology recommendations say patients should be informed of the risks and benefits of fMRI vs intracarotid amobarbital procedure.

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Decline in late hepatitis notification and HBV/HCV related liver complications
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Decline in late hepatitis notification and HBV/HCV related liver complications

Despite these decline efforts required to enhance hepatitis screening, particularly for HBV

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UK mental health services reduces the risk for clinical depression in adolescent

7-fold drop in risk for depression was seen in a 3-y span.

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Carbonated drinks in the UK loaded with alarming amounts of sugar
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Carbonated drinks in the UK loaded with alarming amounts of sugar

Consumption of fizzy drinks substantially increases intake of free sugars.

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TMAO levels are prognostic marker for incidence of cardiovascular events
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TMAO levels are prognostic marker for incidence of cardiovascular events

The findings may help in risk stratification among patients presenting with suspected ACS.

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NSCLC with brain metastases: adding temozolomide to WBRT boosts outcomes

Adding temozolamide to WBRT improved ORR, DCR, and PFS.

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Psoriasis treatment guidelines fall short in real-life setting

Psoriasis treatment: does efficacy in clinical trials reflect real-world settings?

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PICC lines needed on pneumonia discharge? Expert comment

Jonathan Temte, MD, PhD, comments on a recent trial on oral vs PICC antibiotics on hospital discharge for pediatric pneumonia.

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What is the role of perioperative beta-blockers in diabetes patients undergoing noncardiac surgery?

Previous findings have conflicted, and timing has not been addressed.

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Asthma: Cochrane review finds better outcomes with combined inhaled therapy in the ED

Benefits appear to be independent of co-treatment with corticosteroids.

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Antidepressants effective over the long-term

Previous meta-analyses combined trials with durations ranging from 6 to 12 wk, whereas the current work compared efficacy at different periods.

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Aldosterone doesn't predict CV events after ACS in non-HF patients

Hormone already known to predict risk in ACS patients with advanced HF.

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Vape pens still trigger urge to smoke
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Vape pens still trigger urge to smoke

People using the larger, new generation “vape pens” trigger the same urge to smoke among other smokers as traditional tobacco cigarettes, a study in Nicotine...

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Diabetes admissions rise in poor areas
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Diabetes admissions rise in poor areas

Deaths due to diabetes have decreased but emergency hospital admissions related to the condition have increased more quickly in deprived areas of England...

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