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Absolute risk reductions in paper on flexible sigmoidoscopy

– bmj.com

Where are the absolute risk reductions for the research article on the effectiveness of flexible sigmoidoscopy screening by Holme and colleagues,1 as recommended in the CONSORT guidelines?2

Effects of patient mindset raise a legal dilemma

– bmj.com

Crum and colleagues1 argue that mindsets are important in medical treatment. They refer to several empirical studies indicating that the way patients are informed about their condition and treatment…

Medical News Today: Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

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In this article, learn about what paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is and what its complications could be. Does paroxysmal AFib affect day-to-day life?

Medical News Today: Natural remedies for treating erectile dysfunction

– medicalnewstoday.com

What is erectile dysfunction and what are the causes of erectile dysfunction?
What natural remedies are available and might lifestyle changes help?

Authors’ reply to Doherty and Hawkins

– bmj.com

We thank Doherty and Hawkins for their responses to our article.123 Our paper is a meta-analysis, so we adhered to the PRISMA guidelines.4 The CONSORT guidelines, as mentioned by Doherty, are for…

Medical News Today: Study reveals link between hypertension and brain changes in rats

– medicalnewstoday.com

New research investigates the changes in brain activity and arterial blood flow that occur with the onset of hypertension in rats.

All emergency departments must have GP led triage by October

– bmj.com

Every hospital in England must have a “comprehensive” GP led triage system in emergency departments by October 2017 in a bid to avoid a repeat of the winter crisis that gripped the service this year,…

Medical News Today: 'Microwave helmet' may cut time taken to evaluate head injuries

– medicalnewstoday.com

A helmet that uses microwave technology with a diagnostic mathematical algorithm may cut time taken to evaluate head injuries in prehospital settings.

Medical News Today: Poor diet to blame for almost half of CVD deaths

– medicalnewstoday.com

A poor diet – especially one low in nuts and vegetables – accounts for more than 415,000 deaths from cardiovascular disease in the U.S., new study finds.

Longer Shifts for First-Year Residents to Start in July

– medscape.com

The ACGME said the change will improve continuity of care, teamwork, and the educational experience for trainees. Critics counter that longer shifts jeopardize first-year residents and patients alike. News Alerts

Medical News Today: Marijuana use may raise stroke, heart failure risk

– medicalnewstoday.com

An analysis of more than 20 million health records has uncovered an association between marijuana use and greater risk of stroke and heart failure.

Numbers needed to treat and to harm should be included in research

– bmj.com

I was pleased to see the research article and linked editorial on flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer,12 as my patients are asking whether they should accept it. But I was…

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Absolute risk reductions in paper on flexible sigmoidoscopybmj.com
Effects of patient mindset raise a legal dilemmabmj.com
Medical News Today: Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: Causes, symptoms, and treatmentmedicalnewstoday.com
Medical News Today: Natural remedies for treating erectile dysfunctionmedicalnewstoday.com
Authors’ reply to Doherty and Hawkinsbmj.com
Medical News Today: Study reveals link between hypertension and brain changes in ratsmedicalnewstoday.com
All emergency departments must have GP led triage by Octoberbmj.com
Medical News Today: 'Microwave helmet' may cut time taken to evaluate head injuriesmedicalnewstoday.com
Medical News Today: Poor diet to blame for almost half of CVD deathsmedicalnewstoday.com
Longer Shifts for First-Year Residents to Start in Julymedscape.com
Medical News Today: Marijuana use may raise stroke, heart failure riskmedicalnewstoday.com
Numbers needed to treat and to harm should be included in researchbmj.com