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Adherence to Mediterranean diet can improve bone health
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Adherence to Mediterranean diet can improve bone health

Findings from a meta-analysis of observational studies.

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WHO aims to shape the future of primary care in Europe

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Flaxseed supplementation effective for weight management

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Unbiased, credible data on violence against health care in Syria

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BMJ and Oxford University target 'questionable integrity' of medical research

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Is there an association between vitamin D level and C-reactive protein, WBC count?

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Medicine information leaflets ‘impenetrable’ and ‘unreadable’

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Single-gene mutations that lead to atopic dermatitis identified

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Prior stroke more common in asymptomatic vs symptomatic A.fib

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Call for improved GP resources as postnatal depression missed

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BMA: government fails to acknowledge NHS ‘at breaking point’

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Study clarifies cancer risk for BRCA gene mutations

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RCOG outlines steps to prevent baby deaths and injuries during birth

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Medicine information leaflets too complex, say experts

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NHS appeal for more black people to give blood

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Sitting and lying similar after stroke
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Sitting and lying similar after stroke

Positioning patients who have had an acute ischaemic stroke so that they lie flat does not improve outcomes more than sitting them up, a large randomised...

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Self help exercise may improve CFS
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Self help exercise may improve CFS

Using a self help approach to graded exercise in combination with specialist medical care reduced fatigue and improved physical function in patients with...

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Urological cancers: where do checkpoint inhibitors fit in the treatment paradigm?

Systematic review involves pembrolizumab, nivolumab, and ipilimumab in advanced urothelial, renal, and prostate cancer.

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PPI+capecitabine: worse outcomes in gastroesophageal cancer

Similar to previous findings in CRC.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cochrane review: umeclidinium in COPD

A systematic summary of the effectiveness and safety of umeclidinium in COPD.

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  • The ASCO Post
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SNMMI 2017: Imaging Metastatic Breast and Prostate Cancer Using Dual-Agent PET/MRI With Time of Flight

Simultaneous injections of two radiopharmaceuticals followed by quantitative PET/MRI significantly improved image quality and detection of bone metastases at a lower dose.

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SNMMI 2017: Combining PRRT With a PARP Inhibitor May Slow Neuroendocrine Tumor Growth

Patients with neuroendocrine tumors may experience fewer symptoms and survive longer by undergoing peptide-receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) combined with a PARP inhibitor.

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Surgery patients placed in alternate ICUs have worse outcomes
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Surgery patients placed in alternate ICUs have worse outcomes

Patients staying in non-preferred units often receive less attention from medical teams.

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Doctors must become more data literate
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Doctors must become more data literate

The new Health Trends Report says the tradition ways of conducting research and engaging in patient care are simply not enough in contemporary medicine.

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European doctors back cycling strategy
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European doctors back cycling strategy

Organisations across Europe, including the Standing Committee of European Doctors, have called on the European Commission to develop an EU cycling strategy.

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Family history affects BRCA risk
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Family history affects BRCA risk

The risk of developing breast cancer in women who carry BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations increases with the number of relatives who have a breast cancer diagnosis,...

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Mixed approach helps child obesity
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Mixed approach helps child obesity

Interventions combining diet with physical activity and behavioural change can have a small, short term effect in reducing weight among children and adolescents...

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  • Clinical Essentials from Am Health Drug Benefits
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Prostate cancer: lower CNS risk with abiraterone vs enzalutamide, chemotherapy

Reduced risk for CNS effects was independent of metastases.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
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HIV: increased cancer screening may be warranted

People with HIV are living full lives on ART, opening the door for new causes of death.

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