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Report calls for bold action to prevent early deaths

A new report has forecast that 250 000 people in the United Kingdom will die from preventable conditions by 2025 unless major action is taken.1  
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almost 4 years ago
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Authors’ reply to Cunningham and Messerli and colleagues

Cunningham raises two important points about bias and external validity.1 2 We agree that the age of patients in trials does not reflect that of patients with heart failure in the community, and comment on this point in our discussion. To improve the applicability of future research, we must as researchers enrol patients who reflect the true population. Just as importantly, as clinicians we need to temper our preconceptions about treatment efficacy versus tolerability with the knowledge that in double blinded trials, β blockers are highly effective and well tolerated. In this context, it is wrong to equate these data with …  
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almost 4 years ago
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Report calls for bold action to prevent early deaths

A new report has forecast that 250 000 people in the United Kingdom will die from preventable conditions by 2025 unless major action is taken.1  
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almost 4 years ago
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Report calls for bold action to prevent early deaths

A new report has forecast that 250 000 people in the United Kingdom will die from preventable conditions by 2025 unless major action is taken.1  
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almost 4 years ago
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Women 'nearly twice as likely to have anxiety' as men - BBC News

Anxiety disorders need more research and women are nearly twice as likely to be affected as men, a global review by University of Cambridge scientists finds.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Experimental Collar Minimizes Effects of Concussion

The collar compresses the jugular vein, increasing blood volume in the cranium and reducing the brain slosh that occurs during traumatic brain injury in contact-sport athletes, new research shows.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Recent Achievements in Stem Cell-mediated Myelin Repair

Regeneration of myelin presents a promising approach for treating multiple sclerosis. What's the current state of research on the application of stem cell-mediated myelin repair?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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LEADER Will Be Star of Show at ADA in the Big Easy, but Much More

In addition to LEADER, new data will be presented from EMPA-REG, while the meeting will also focus on clinical issues affecting type 1 and type 2 diabetes, costs and policy, and hot research topics.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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HEAL THYSELF AND STAY SAFE - Victoria Brazil - Intensive Care Network

In this hypothetical panel discussion, our protagonists have just started work at the Utopia Trauma Centre – a state of the art facility that is world renowned for its excellence in trauma care, research and teaching …  
intensivecarenetwork.com
about 4 years ago
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National Obesity Forum campaigners quit over low-fat report - BBC News

Four members of an anti-obesity campaign have resigned after a controversial report suggesting low-fat and lower cholesterol diets are having "disastrous health consequences".  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Edward Kellog Strong, Jr. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Edward Kellog Strong, Jr. (August 18, 1884 – December 4, 1963) was an Emeritus Professor of Applied Psychology at Stanford University, who specialized in organizational psychology and career theory and development.[1] Edward Strong's contributions to the field of vocational counseling and research are still evident today. He is most well known for the Strong Interest Inventory, an inventory which matches an individual with a career based on their interests and perceived abilities.[2] He also published several books related to vocational interests and guidance, including Vocational Interests of Men and Women.[3]  
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about 4 years ago
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BME staff are more likely to be bullied in most acute trusts, report finds

Black and ethnic minority (BME) staff were more likely to be bullied, harassed, or abused than their white colleagues in most acute trusts, a report by NHS England has found.1  
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about 4 years ago
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Most government departments do not keep track of research they commission, inquiry finds

The inquiry found that research evidence on food banks, immigration, choice of GP, and drugs policy were among cases where results were “held back when the findings were politically awkward.”  
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about 4 years ago
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Research and Reviews in the Fastlane 137 | LITFL: Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog

Welcome to the 137th edition of Research and Reviews in the Fastlane. R&R in the Fastlane is a free resource that harnesses the power of social media t  
lifeinthefastlane.com
about 4 years ago
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Off-Label Antidepressant Prescribing Increasingly Common

Off-label prescribing of antidepressants is increasing, particularly for insomnia and pain, even though their efficacy has not been established for these conditions, new research shows.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Save Your Bones: Osteoporosis Update 2014 - Research on Aging

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv) Osteoporosis may have no symptoms, but it causes bones to become weaker. As many as half of all women and a quarter of men older ...  
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about 4 years ago
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Remission Common in British Kidney Disease Patients

Remission of chronic kidney stage 3 disease is as common as progression, at least in primary care patients treated in the United Kingdom, new research shows.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Ecstasy is making a comeback, European drugs report warns

Methylenedioxymethamfetamine (MDMA), most commonly used in the form of “ecstasy” tablets, is returning as a stimulant drug of choice for young people in Europe, stated the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction in its annual report presented in Lisbon, Portugal, on 31 May.1  
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about 4 years ago
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Relationships between biomedical companies and guideline makers are often undisclosed

Financial relationships between organisations that produce clinical guidelines and biomedical companies are common and often not disclosed in the guidelines, according to research published in PLOS Medicine.1  
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about 4 years ago
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Loss of Y Chromosome Linked to Alzheimer's in Men

Lifetime-acquired loss of Y chromosome (LOY) in blood in men may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and may explain why men live shorter lives than women on average, according to new research.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago