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Manchester attack: visiting health workers among first to offer assistance
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Manchester attack: visiting health workers among first to offer assistance

Close to 60 ambulances attended the scene and 59 casualties were treated at Manchester hospitals following the attack on Monday night.

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Chronically-ill patients could benefit from exercise therapy

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British children not drinking enough water

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Improvements for global health law trilogy

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Program more than halves catheter-associated UTIs in nursing homes | AGS

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Former Ethiopian health minister elected WHO Director-General

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Global crisis in surgical and anaesthesia workforce

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Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk

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High-fibre diet reduces risk of symptomatic osteoarthritis

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Study recommends use of ‘digital autopsies’

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Cannabis-based drug could help treat epilepsy in children

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Elderly care costs set for steep increase, say researchers

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GP numbers fall short of targets

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New GMC standards for postgrad training

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Testing platelet counts could speed up cancer diagnosis

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Adversity related injury ups suicide risk
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Adversity related injury ups suicide risk

Adolescents who are admitted to hospital for alcohol, drug, or violence related injuries have a similar risk of suicide in the next 10 years as people...

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Statins may not cut CHD or mortality
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Statins may not cut CHD or mortality

Treating older people who have moderate hyperlipidaemia and hypertension with statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease does not reduce...

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Telerehabilitation extends duration of functional improvement in patients with stroke | ESC
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Telerehabilitation extends duration of functional improvement in patients with stroke | ESC

Stroke patients who received a telerehabilitation intervention experienced improved physical function and health status.

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AUA 2017: Association of Oncotype DX Genomic Prostate Score Test With Prostate Cancer–Specific Death and Metastases in Early-Stage Disease

The Oncotype DX Genomic Prostate Score test is a strong independent predictor of prostate cancer–specific death and disease progression at 10 years in men with localized prostate cancer.

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AUA 2017: Studies Examine Bladder Cancer Risk and Mortality in E-Cigarette and Traditional Smokers

Data presented at the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association showed harmful links between the use of e-cigarettes or cigarettes and bladder cancer risk and mortality.

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AUA 2017: Phase III Study of Blue Light Cystoscopy With Optical Imaging Agent in Bladder Cancer

Phase III study results of blue light flexible cystoscopy with an optical imaging agent were presented at the 2017 American Urological Association Annual Meeting.

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Statins: Do the risks outweigh the benefits in over 65s?
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Statins: Do the risks outweigh the benefits in over 65s?

Post hoc analysis of data from the ALLHAT-LLT study of 2,867 participants enrolled at 513 sites.

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European medical schools urged to adopt ‘One Health’ approach
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European medical schools urged to adopt ‘One Health’ approach

The approach recognises the connections between the health of humans and animals as well as their ecosystems.

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A Fitbit-like tracker to predict asthma attacks could be on the way
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A Fitbit-like tracker to predict asthma attacks could be on the way

A portable, wearable system could be commercially available within five years.

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Postmortem using CT shows promise
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Postmortem using CT shows promise

Postmortems using a minimally invasive computed tomography (CT) technique with targeted coronary angiography was successful in identifying the cause of...

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Cannabis drug helps resistant epilepsy
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Cannabis drug helps resistant epilepsy

A cannabis based drug has shown encouraging results in treating a form of epilepsy unresponsive to existing drugs.1

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Bladder cancer: is robotic RC safe in the obese patient?

Novel study evaluates robotic radical cystectomy with intracorporeal diversion,

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Home exercise program improves balance and fear of falling in elderly with AD | AGS
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Home exercise program improves balance and fear of falling in elderly with AD | AGS

Significantly greater improvement in BBS in Wii-Fit group at eight wk

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NHLBI launches COPD National Action Plan

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute plan was developed at request from Congress.

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