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Levothyroxine no benefit, trial finds
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Levothyroxine no benefit, trial finds

Treatment with levothyroxine provides no clinical benefit in older people with subclinical hypothyroidism, a UK randomised trial published in the New England...

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Troponin test can rule out MI

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Doctor dragged from overbooked plane takes legal action

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Trial drug shows promise for hot flushes

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Diet drinks linked to stroke and dementia

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One in 10 young doctors demonstrate 'explicitly unprofessional behaviour' online

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How much does exercise impact on post-MI survival?

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PSA screening: are you having pre-test discussions with your patients?

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COPD: new European and US guidelines on managing exacerbations

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Professional & Business

  • International Medical Press

Patients struggling with GP access

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Plain cigarette packs may slash smoking rates by 300,000, says review

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‘Labyrinthine’ health system holding back HIV care

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RCGP launches six-step election manifesto

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GPs in England often miss cancer symptoms, says study

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Concern among doctors over DVLA requests

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Trump fires US Surgeon General
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Trump fires US Surgeon General

The former US Surgeon General, Dr Vivek Murthy has been replaced after he refused to resign.

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EMA director calls for joint effort to combat vaccine hesitancy
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EMA director calls for joint effort to combat vaccine hesitancy

The Executive Director of the European Medicines Agency blamed vaccine fears on ‘influencers that ignore solid evidence’.

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Most CDF drugs “showed no benefit”
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Most CDF drugs “showed no benefit”

The Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) has not “delivered meaningful value” to patients with cancer and may have exposed them to “toxic side effects of drugs,” an...

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Standard urine test for UTI questioned
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Standard urine test for UTI questioned

Women who consult their GP with symptoms of an uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) can probably be treated without the need for a traditional urine...

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Green Island Fire in 2015 caused mass exposure to hydrofluoric acid and serious medical problems | WADEM
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Green Island Fire in 2015 caused mass exposure to hydrofluoric acid and serious medical problems | WADEM

Exposure to high concentration hydrofluoric acid can cause profound hypocalcemia, arrhythmias, and multisystem failure.

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Mass incarceration contributes to racial health disparities in the USA
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Mass incarceration contributes to racial health disparities in the USA

Research into interventions, policies, and practices is needed to reduce the harmful effects of mass incarceration

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ILC 2017: Selective Internal Radiation Therapy vs Sorafenib in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

<p>Results of the SARAH trial presented at the 2017 International Liver Congress (ILC) demonstrated that selective internal radiation therapy resulted in better median overall survival compared with sorafenib in patients with locally advanced and inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma.</p>

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Doctor jailed for treating alleged members of armed groups
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Doctor jailed for treating alleged members of armed groups

Physicians for Human Rights has condemned what it described as a "baseless conviction".

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FDA issues warning to 14 companies for false cancer cure claims
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FDA issues warning to 14 companies for false cancer cure claims

Failure to correct the violations promptly could result in legal action.

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Nanoparticle route mapped in body
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Nanoparticle route mapped in body

Tiny inhaled particles such as those emitted by diesel engines can find their way from the lungs into the bloodstream, a novel experimental approach has...

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Plain packs cut smoker numbers: review
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Plain packs cut smoker numbers: review

Standardised cigarette packaging may reduce the number of people who smoke, a Cochrane review has concluded.1

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Heart Assoc
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Protein during pregnancy affects offspring BP decades later

A higher intake is linked to a slightly increased diastolic BP in the offspring.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Allergy Clin Immunol
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Adult-onset asthma: severity, presence of nasal polyps linked to persistence

Should all adults with newly diagnosed asthma be evaluated for nasal polyposis?

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Undressing, then washing best for decontamination in simulated PICU incident | WADEM
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Undressing, then washing best for decontamination in simulated PICU incident | WADEM

Decontamination limits secondary, contaminant-mediated injury.

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