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Vitamin D level and myocardial infarction: what is the link?

Meta-analysis evaluates the association of vitamin D levels with myocardial infarction.

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Prediabetes: is elevated uric acid a warning?

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Oral hormone therapies tied to ischemic stroke risk

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Elders with poor quality sleep are prone to falls

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Stroke: smoking biggest risk factor for men, hypertension for women

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Fibroblast growth factor 23 and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality

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Correlation between olfactory dysfunction and neurodegenerative diseases

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Risk of Zika-related microcephaly varies across different regions in brazil

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Cancer Research UK offers €20 million in funding for international collaborations

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Public dissatisfaction with NHS at record high

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Heart disease deaths drop since smoking ban

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‘Downturn’ of HIV epidemic among men

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Rising cost of NHS negligence claims ‘unsustainable’

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Call for improved GP resources as postnatal depression missed

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Breast cancer prevention: long-term, frequent use of aspirin has protective effect

Results of a meta-analysis involving 857K participants.

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Diabetes: Monthly Essentials June 2017
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Diabetes: Monthly Essentials June 2017

Risks, benefits of canagliflozin | Advantages of team-based care | HbA1c in black patients | No advantage for self-monitoring in some patients with T2DM.

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Zika: characterization lacking in non-congenitally-acquired child infections

Lack of data on manifestations in non-congenitally-acquired Zika infections dictates clinician familiarity with what is already known.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Prim Care Community Health
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Care management improves outcomes in obesity, diabetes

Reduced weight, HbA1c seen in primary care settings.

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Sleep apnea improved by head elevation

Head-of-bed elevation could be a simple alternative to existing OSA treatments.

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Stroke outcomes associated with BP variability

Findings help clarify the controversial link between BPV and stroke outcomes.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetes Obes Metab
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Type 2 diabetes: fixed-dose DPP-4i plus metformin combo tops separate pills

Reducing pill burden may improve T2DM control.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Med Dir Assoc
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Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination: nursing home residents falling short

Nursing home administrators can use standing orders and provider reminders to ensure compliance.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Carcinogenesis
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Beauty at what cost? Hair product use linked to increased breast cancer risk

Dark hair dyes, relaxers in particular linked to increased risk.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Heart Assoc
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Smoking linked to early CVD

Subclinical injury can be detected early in the disease process.

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Radio-recurrent prostate cancer: promising outcomes with salvage HIFU

For the small number of men with localized recurrence, HIFU has the potential to be curative.

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Adrenaline auto-injector needle long enough for non-obese patients | EAACI
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Adrenaline auto-injector needle long enough for non-obese patients | EAACI

Average distance to muscle is 0.60 cm, 0.92 cm, and 1.48 cm in males, children, and females.

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Actovegin improves post-stroke cognitive impairment | EAN
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Actovegin improves post-stroke cognitive impairment | EAN

Patients who received actovegin saw significant improvement at 6 and 12 months

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FX5 food allergy test adds cost without value | EAACI
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FX5 food allergy test adds cost without value | EAACI

Food allergy was diagnosed in only one of 128 children tested.

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