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Acid suppressants may raise intestine risk
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Acid suppressants may raise intestine risk

Taking commonly prescribed acid suppression drugs such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is associated with an increased risk of intestinal infections,...

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Can cardiac troponin response predict CHD risk related to statin?

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Zinc lozenges may shorten common cold by 3 d

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Heavy menstrual bleeding: what works best in the long term?

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Hypertension: new practice guidelines for over-60s

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Clinic-only BP measurement often misclassifies hypertension status

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Doctor's near-death experience inspires campaign to improve doctors' patient communication skills

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Med diet link to higher brain volume

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Fish oil in pregnancy cuts children’s asthma

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Think-tank calls for rethink over obesity impact

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E-cigarettes cause teen nicotine addiction, says study

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Unfilled nurse shifts compromising patient safety

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‘Biggest leap forward’ in prostate cancer diagnosis

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Vaccines fast-tracked to prevent global epidemics

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Yorkshire CCGs place ban on expensive treatments

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NICE recommends treatment options for multiple myeloma and NSCLC

Appraisal guidances for pomalidomide and pembrolizumab.

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It's time the West adopts soy for heart health
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It's time the West adopts soy for heart health

Meta-analysis unveils cardioprotective effects of soy.

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Statin use in acute respiratory distress syndrome questioned

Meta-analysis investigates the effect of statin therapy in patients with ARDS.

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UV lights effectively lower the health-care-associated infections
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UV lights effectively lower the health-care-associated infections

Randomised controlled trial evaluated the efficacy of enhanced disinfection

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Prostate cancer: enzalutamide outperforms abiraterone pre- and post-docetaxel

Meta-analysis offers the largest indirect comparison to date.

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Advanced FL: FCM regimen delivers durable response, low secondary malignancies

Less than 1 in 10 patients developed secondary cancer during long-term follow-up.

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Prostate cancer: pre-biopsy mpMRI avoids 27% of biopsies – PROMIS study

Pre-biopsy mpMRI improved improved cancer detection, reduced overdiagnosis vs TRUS-biopsy alone.

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Diabetes medication adherence lower among Latinos

It is not just a language problem.

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Metabolic syndrome is linked to osteoarthritis

The risk posed by metabolic syndrome as a result of inflammation, not just weight.

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PPI use predicts HF, death in CAD patients

However, there is no link to ischemic events, so what underlies the association is unclear.

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E-cigs may tempt low risk youth to smoke
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E-cigs may tempt low risk youth to smoke

Electronic cigarettes can encourage young people to smoke and to consume nicotine and are expanding the tobacco market, warn the authors of a large US...

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Anti-clotting drugs often not needed
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Anti-clotting drugs often not needed

Three quarters of surgical patients may be receiving anticoagulants that they do not need, a meta-analysis published in the Annals of Surgery has found.1

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Primary colorectal sarcomas: study provides data on features and prognosis

Primary colorectal sarcomas are associated with poor outcomes, with little data to guide treatment.

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Arrhythmia: Monthly Essentials January 2017
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Arrhythmia: Monthly Essentials January 2017

Afib type predicts Heart Failure | Stroke/TIA can precede Afib | Afib linked to Cataract

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