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Medical News Today: Could a simple saliva test detect Alzheimer’s?

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The results of a new study show promise for a simple saliva test that could predict a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Medical News Today: Child antibiotic exposure linked to juvenile arthritis

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Researchers have found that children prescribed courses of antibiotics had twice the risk of developing juvenile arthritis than children who did not receive these drugs.

Medical News Today: Young women increasingly attracted to social smoking

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Cigarette manufacturers have targeted young women emerging into adulthood, who are more likely to be very light smokers, finds a study.

Medical News Today: Promising drug candidate tackles malaria in a new way

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A breakthrough study identifies a promising antimalaria drug that acts in a new way against several stages of the Plasmodium parasite’s life cycle.

Margaret McCartney: Hunt’s plan will shame patients who need costly drugs

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“This will not just reduce waste by reminding people of the cost of medicine but also improve patient care by boosting adherence to drug regimes,” said Jeremy Hunt.1 Our health secretary wants…

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2015

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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAIC 2015. Medscape Psychiatry

Educating future doctors on industry pressure

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Recent studies have drawn attention to the influence of industry sectors such as tobacco and alcohol on public health policy.1 2 3 4 The fundamentals of public health policy are widely taught to…

Suspected cancer (part 2–adults): reference tables from updated NICE guidance

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When it was first published, the infographic in this Practice article (BMJ 2015;350:h3044, doi:10.1136/bmj.h3044) contained some inaccuracies, which were corrected on 17 July 2015. These corrections…

Medical News Today: Doctors testified against dying cancer patients for tobacco companies

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A new study sheds light on the actions of a small pool of expert witnesses testifying against dying cancer patients filing lawsuits against tobacco companies.

Medical News Today: Marijuana ‘helps bones to heal’

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In a study of rats with mid-femoral fractures, the nonpsychotropic cannabidiol component of marijuana was associated with improved bone healing.

Independent task force unveils five year plan to overhaul cancer services in England

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An extra 30 000 patients could survive cancer for 10 years or more by 2020 if a new five year strategy was fully implemented in England, says an independent cancer task force. Of these patients,…

Doctors take to Twitter to refute Hunt’s claim that NHS has weekday working culture

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Hundreds of doctors have taken to social media to directly challenge the health secretary for England’s claim that hospitals “do not have a proper seven day service,” causing thousands of unnecessary…

Medical News Today: Couch potato toddlers at risk of future bullying

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Researchers from the University of Montreal have found that spending large amounts of time watching TV as a toddler can increase the risk of being bullied at school.

Medical News Today: Aggressive lymphoma linked to disruption in cell energy production

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Researchers find a gene that codes for an enzyme that is involved in energy production in cells is mutated in a fast growing cancer called diffuse large B-cell lymphomas.

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Medical News Today: Could a simple saliva test detect Alzheimer’s?medicalnewstoday.com
Medical News Today: Child antibiotic exposure linked to juvenile arthritismedicalnewstoday.com
Medical News Today: Young women increasingly attracted to social smokingmedicalnewstoday.com
Medical News Today: Promising drug candidate tackles malaria in a new waymedicalnewstoday.com
Margaret McCartney: Hunt’s plan will shame patients who need costly drugsbmj.com
Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2015medscape.com
Educating future doctors on industry pressurebmj.com
Suspected cancer (part 2–adults): reference tables from updated NICE guidancebmj.com
Medical News Today: Doctors testified against dying cancer patients for tobacco companiesmedicalnewstoday.com
Medical News Today: Marijuana ‘helps bones to heal’medicalnewstoday.com
Independent task force unveils five year plan to overhaul cancer services in Englandbmj.com
Doctors take to Twitter to refute Hunt’s claim that NHS has weekday working culturebmj.com
Medical News Today: Couch potato toddlers at risk of future bullyingmedicalnewstoday.com
Medical News Today: Aggressive lymphoma linked to disruption in cell energy productionmedicalnewstoday.com