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High-fibre diet reduces risk of symptomatic osteoarthritis
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High-fibre diet reduces risk of symptomatic osteoarthritis

The authors of a new study have identified a consistent protective association between total fibre intake and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.

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Manchester attack: visiting health workers among first to offer assistance

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Generous helpings of veggies may cut fracture risk in elderly women

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Former Ethiopian health minister elected WHO Director-General

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Vitamin D supplementations do not reduce falls and fractures risk

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European medical schools urged to adopt ‘One Health’ approach

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Data –a hugely important topic

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Create a disclosure culture to curb medical errors

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EULAR launches rheumatism research roadmap

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

Details of a new project have been announced which aim to advance preventive healthcare.

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World Medical Association to host major conferences on physician assisted suicide
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World Medical Association to host major conferences on physician assisted suicide

The events are being used as a soundboard to help decide if the WMA should change its policy on euthanasia and physician assisted suicide.

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Patients of older doctors have higher inpatient mortality rates
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Patients of older doctors have higher inpatient mortality rates

But treating high volumes of patients seems to have a protective effect.

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Almost half of deaths now have recorded cause
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Almost half of deaths now have recorded cause

While improvements have been made in collecting vital statistics, the World Health Organization says continued efforts are needed.

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Vertebral fractures routinely missed or misdiagnosed on X-ray

Results from the POINT (Prevalence of Osteoporosis in INTernal medicine) study.

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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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Promises galore

What health-related promises are on offer from the various political parties?

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Avoid these words when speaking to patients
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Avoid these words when speaking to patients

Using language with negative emotional content may lead to an increase in the patient’s experience of pain or anxiety.

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FDA recommends doctors learn more about acupuncture and chiropracty
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FDA recommends doctors learn more about acupuncture and chiropracty

The US Food and Drug Administration says doctors should be knowledgeable about when such complementary therapies may be useful in the management of chronic pain.

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New Ebola virus outbreak
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New Ebola virus outbreak

Since 22 April, 11 suspected case have been reported, including three deaths.

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Doctors seek funding to build underground hospitals in Syria
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Doctors seek funding to build underground hospitals in Syria

At least 814 health workers have been killed in Syria since the beginning of the conflict.

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Stop bringing work home!
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Stop bringing work home!

Working from home contributes to burnout among family doctors.

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Hospitals must confront threat of ransomware attacks
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Hospitals must confront threat of ransomware attacks

Much like containment of an infectious disease outbreak, a rapid response is required when IT hacker strike, according to an article in the BMJ.

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BMJ RapidRecs guideline warns against arthroscopy for most patients with degenerative knee damage
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BMJ RapidRecs guideline warns against arthroscopy for most patients with degenerative knee damage

The new clinical practice guideline was developed under the BMJ Rapid Recommendation project.

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