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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
almost 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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almost 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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almost 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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almost 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
almost 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
almost 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
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
almost 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
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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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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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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CT-Colonography vs Colonoscopy to Detect Serrated Polyps

What does the latest research tell us about the comparative effectiveness between CT-colonography and colonoscopy for the detection of high-risk sessile serrated polyps?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Fruit Consumption in Pregnancy Tied to Kids' Cognitive Outcomes

Fruit consumption during pregnancy is linked to better neurodevelopment/cognitive outcomes in infants, new research shows.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Four members of obesity forum resign over controversial diet report

Four members of the UK National Obesity Forum have resigned after the organisation published a controversial report advising people to eat more fat, cut down on carbohydrates, and not bother counting calories.1 2  
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almost 4 years ago
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Four members of obesity forum resign over controversial diet report

Four members of the UK National Obesity Forum have resigned after the organisation published a controversial report advising people to eat more fat, cut down on carbohydrates, and not bother counting calories.1 2  
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almost 4 years ago
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Sixty seconds on . . . Government research

Don’t be such a cynic. A new report by the campaigning organisation Sense about Science has discovered that the government commissions lots of research but results are “held back when the findings are politically awkward.”1  
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almost 4 years ago
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Oral Rinse Test Picks Up Early-Stage Oral Cancer

An inexpensive oral rinse test identified patients with head and neck cancer, despite control subjects being at high risk for oral cancer, new research shows.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago