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FDA: codeine, tramadol contraindicated in kids

Codeine cough syrup may no longer be used in children younger than 12 y.

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29 million people remain uninsured in the USA

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Have we addressed income-based disparities in health care?

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Over a quarter of British women drink while pregnant

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Doctor dragged from overbooked plane takes legal action

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How can you improve ICS adherence in patients with asthma?

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Diet drinks linked to stroke and dementia

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Half of patients are willing to replace doctors with robots

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European doctors association publishes policy position on off-label use of medicines

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Professional & Business

  • International Medical Press

Cycling to work could reduce cancer risk, says study

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  • International Medical Press

Amino acid restricting diet could ‘starve’ cancer

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Bullying and anxiety frequent among UK teens

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Don’t neglect the NHS in June election, warns BMA

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Links between housing problems and mental illness

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Hundred set to sue NHS over vaginal mesh implants

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Most stop taking high intensity statins
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Most stop taking high intensity statins

A substantial proportion of patients prescribed high intensity statins following a heart attack do not continue to regularly take them after they have...

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WHO checklist cuts post-surgical deaths
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WHO checklist cuts post-surgical deaths

Hospitals that completed a quality improvement programme designed to implement the World Health Organization’s surgical safety checklist saw a 22% lower...

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Boys and African American children are likelier to have BP problems at earlier age

African American young men are especially more likely to transition earlier.

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Early antibiotic use doubles risk for childhood asthma

Study utilized data from 4 childhood cohorts comprising 9758 participants.

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When commuting, cycling beats walking for health benefits

Either one is better than sitting in traffic.

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Cannabis-based therapy shows promise in skin conditions
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Cannabis-based therapy shows promise in skin conditions

A review of available evidence has concluded that cannabinoids could be useful in the treatment of eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.

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Early treatment cuts arthritis disability
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Early treatment cuts arthritis disability

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with disease modifying therapy early after symptom onset showed less progression in disability over time than...

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Cycling to work may cut CVD and cancer
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Cycling to work may cut CVD and cancer

Cycling to work is linked to a substantial decrease in the risk of developing and dying from cancer or heart disease, a study published in The BMJ has...

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Dialysis: dementia and prior catheter dysfunction are under-identified risk factors for catheter-related bloodstream infection | NKF
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Dialysis: dementia and prior catheter dysfunction are under-identified risk factors for catheter-related bloodstream infection | NKF

The catheter thrombosis rate of 75.7% was significantly higher than the general prevalence of catheter thrombosis of 51% based on the reference cohort.

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Asthma: increased risk for severe pneumonia with inhaled corticosteroids

Findings contradict conclusions of the only other study to offer direct risk assessment.

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LABAS, corticosteroids are safe in patients with COPD and CVD

Findings may ease long-standing concerns.

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Alternative finance for the NHS

The NHS need lot of money to invest in large infrastructure projects

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Cannabis-based treatment cuts Lennox-Gastaut epileptic seizures in half
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Cannabis-based treatment cuts Lennox-Gastaut epileptic seizures in half

It is expected that an application for approval will be submitted to the FDA later this year.

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Tax on sugary drinks in California...
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Tax on sugary drinks in California...

Sales of sugar sweetened drinks in Berkeley, California, fell by almost 10% after the introduction of an excise tax, research published in PLoS Medicine...

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