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REVOKE IV Iron or FIND-CKD Patients?

Dr Jeffrey Berns discusses inconsistencies in the clinical trial evidence comparing intravenous iron with oral iron in patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Arsenic and Latent Disease Risk: What's the Mechanism?

Arsenic exposure in childhood is known to contribute to diseases, such as cancer, that appear long after exposure. What are the mechanisms at work?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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EM Cases Classics: IV Iron for Anemia in the ED - CanadiEM

Our latest collaboration will see the publication of classic episodes of Emergency Medicine Cases published on CanadiEM. Emergency Medicine Cases is an exceptional podcast developed by fellow Canadian emergency physician, Dr. Anton Helman. In the first episode of Emergency Medicine Cases Classics on CanadiEM, Anton discusses the role of IV Iron for Anemia in the ED. Sound crazy? Read below or listen to the episode and you may reconsider. -CanadiEM Editor Brent Thoma  
canadiem.org
over 3 years ago
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How Much Can You 'Be Yourself' at Your Practice?

Doctors often like to express themselves as individuals, whether through their clothing, personal look, office decor, or other elements. Some employers may frown upon it. What's right?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Neurotoxicity in the NICU: Is Manganese a Villain?

Many preterm infants are receiving excessive amounts of a known neurotoxin. What's being done about manganese?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Climate change deal: 'Zero carbon' laws promised by government - BBC News

Climate laws will be tightened to cut carbon emissions effectively to zero, the government says.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Magnesium …and why its awesome!

MAGNESIUM & why it's awesome.... Uses, pharmacology, doses and cautions https://t.co/X8pLjctnQl| @frcatips @ketaminh pic.twitter.com/EvfuZ3hP6k— David Lyness (@Gas_Craic) March 15, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js  
prehospitalmed.com
over 3 years ago
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'Prudent' Diet Linked to Better Cognition

Although the Western diet is linked to decline in cognitive functioning, adding elements of a healthier diet that researchers are calling 'prudent' is associated with half the risk for decline, a study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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FDA Seeks Limit on Inorganic Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal

The agency wants to protect children from possible developmental problems caused by exposure to this naturally occurring element in rice.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Mercury Travels From Water to Land When Spiders Eat Bugs

Call it something like fruit of a poisonous tree. Bugs live around water polluted with mercury; spiders dine on these insects, and then get eaten by birds and animals on land.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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A Customizable Model for Chronic Disease Coordination

This article describes lessons learned from the CDC's Coordinated Chronic Disease Program, identifying key elements of a coordinated public health approach to chronic disease prevention and control.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Concern over arsenic in infants’ rice products rises after US study

Infants who ate rice or rice products had higher concentrations of arsenic in their urine than those who did not, US research published in JAMA Pediatrics has found.1 However, stricter controls on arsenic in rice products in the European Union mean that this is less likely to be a problem in the United Kingdom.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Rice and Rice Products May Expose Infants to Arsenic

Infant rice cereal and rice snacks contain some arsenic, and babies who eat these products have higher levels of arsenic in their urine, a study shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Arsenic-Contaminated Well Water Boosts Bladder Cancer Risk

Arsenic contamination in well water could be responsible for the unusually high rates of bladder cancer in northern New England.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago