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British children not drinking enough water

UK has introduced sugar tax on sweetened beverages.

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Almost half of deaths now have recorded cause

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World Medical Association to host major conferences on physician assisted suicide

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Artificial Intelligence: can data help stop chronic conditions before they start?

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Patients of older doctors have higher inpatient mortality rates

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Systolic inter-arm difference influenced by number of BP readings suggesting "white coat effect"

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Frailty and overactive bladder in elders go hand in hand

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Scientists develop app to predict blood glucose levels

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Dietary vitamin D and calcium may prevent early menopause

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Professional & Business

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Tobacco company accused of sidestepping plain pack rules

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BHF calls for better diagnosis of atrial fibrillation

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Dementia deaths to quadruple by 2040, says study

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BMA: government has ‘callous disregard’ for NHS

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Online abortion options ‘safe and effective’, says study

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RCS: Private hospitals should disclose ‘botched’ operation data

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Tailored emails help smoking cessation
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Tailored emails help smoking cessation

Sending smokers frequent personalised emails providing tips on quitting, motivational messages, and social support achieves similar cessation rates to...

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Viagra-type drugs don’t raise melanoma risk
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Viagra-type drugs don’t raise melanoma risk

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors such as sildenafil (Viagra) are not associated with increased risk of melanoma in men who take them to treat erectile dysfunction,...

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Patients at risk from errors in IV PCA | APS
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Patients at risk from errors in IV PCA | APS

Nearly 2000 unique medication errors occurred in opioid IV PCA in hospitals in 2005-2015.

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Testicular cancer: VTE risk high during cisplatin-based chemotherapy

Khorana risk score did not accurately predict risk of VTE.

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SGLT2 inhibitors are linked to reduced 24-h ambulatory BP

These drugs significantly reduced both systolic and diastolic BP.

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Online abortion service is safe and effective
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Online abortion service is safe and effective

A study, published in the BMJ, reports high rates of successful termination with low rates of adverse effects.

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Endometriosis diagnosis “must improve”
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Endometriosis diagnosis “must improve”

Improving the diagnosis of endometriosis and stopping its progression are key research priorities for the condition, agreed patients and health professionals...

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One in 20 European teens is obese
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One in 20 European teens is obese

Nearly one in 20 European adolescents is obese, suggests a report on trends and inequalities in obesity among teenagers around Europe, based on latest...

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Study supports illegal darbepoetin marketing claim

Settlements, fines, and repayments have amounted to $1.1 billion.

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High heart rate not a negative in HFrEF with Afib

But it is associated with increased CV events in HFrEF in sinus rhythm.

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Heart failure: 6 minutes is a long time; how about a 60-foot walk test?

This measure might stand in for longer functional test.

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EU leaders call for funding to end TB threat
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EU leaders call for funding to end TB threat

Europe has the highest rates of drug-resistant TB in the world.

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Deprescribing medicines at end of life
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Deprescribing medicines at end of life

Almost half of older adults receive more than 10 prescription drugs in the last year of life.

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Depression not risk factor for dementia
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Depression not risk factor for dementia

Depression does not seem to increase the risk for dementia, but depressive symptoms in later life could be a feature of dementia’s preclinical phase, a...

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