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Connolly SJ, Eikelboom JW, Bosch J, et al. Rivaroxaban with or without aspirin in patients with stable coronary artery disease: an international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. La... [Read More]
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[Articles] Perioperative patient outcomes in the African Surgical Outcomes Study: a 7-day prospective observational cohort study  [LINK]
Despite a low-risk profile and few postoperative complications, patients in Africa were twice as likely to die after surgery when compared with the global average for postoperative deaths. Initiatives... [Read More]
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[Comment] A snapshot of surgical outcomes and needs in Africa  [LINK]
It is estimated that two-thirds of the world's population do not have access to safe, affordable, and timely surgical care.1 Around 16·9 million people die from conditions that require surgical care e... [Read More]
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[Seminar] Hepatocellular carcinoma  [LINK]
Hepatocellular carcinoma appears frequently in patients with cirrhosis. Surveillance by biannual ultrasound is recommended for such patients because it allows diagnosis at an early stage, when effecti... [Read More]
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[Articles] Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of dolutegravir-rilpivirine for the maintenance of virological suppression in adults with HIV-1: phase 3, randomised, non-inferiority SWORD-1 and SWORD-2 studies  [LINK]
Dolutegravir-rilpivirine was non-inferior to CAR over 48 weeks in participants with HIV suppression and showed a safety profile consistent with its components. Results support the use of this two-drug... [Read More]
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[Comment] Combination ART: are two drugs as good as three?  [LINK]
The first 10 years of the development of antiretroviral therapy (ART) were characterised by a series of studies that led to the conclusion that triple therapy was the minimum required to induce and ma... [Read More]
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[Seminar] Asthma  [LINK]
Asthma—one of the most common chronic, non-communicable diseases in children and adults—is characterised by variable respiratory symptoms and variable airflow limitation. Asthma is a consequence of co... [Read More]
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[Articles] Antiplatelet therapy with aspirin, clopidogrel, and dipyridamole versus clopidogrel alone or aspirin and dipyridamole in patients with acute cerebral ischaemia (TARDIS): a randomised, open-label, phase 3 superiority trial  [LINK]
Among patients with recent cerebral ischaemia, intensive antiplatelet therapy did not reduce the incidence and severity of recurrent stroke or TIA, but did significantly increase the risk of major ble... [Read More]
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[Comment] Learning from TARDIS: time for more focused trials in stroke prevention  [LINK]
Antithrombotic therapy immediately following stroke is important to minimise the risk of recurrence, but the optimum choice and number of drugs to use are unclear, and efficacy in preventing thrombosi... [Read More]
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[Comment] Taking a long view on fertility treatments  [LINK]
Encouraging couples with infertility to take a long view when it comes to fertility treatments is generally unpopular. There are many time pressures on couples with infertility. Not only do they have ... [Read More]
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Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis  [LINK]
Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Psoriasis... [Read More]
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The Sooner Kids Learn to Eat Healthy, the Better  [LINK]
Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Infant and Newborn Nutrition, Toddler Nutrition... [Read More]
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Teens and Their Phones: What You Should Know  [LINK]
Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Parenting, Teen Health... [Read More]
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Asthma Worse for Overweight Preschoolers  [LINK]
Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Obesity in Children... [Read More]
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DASH Ranked Best Diet Overall for Eighth Year in a Row by U.S. News and World Report  [LINK]
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - Related MedlinePlus Pages: DASH Diet, Diets... [Read More]
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Air Pollution Can Be Deadly for Seniors  [LINK]
Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Health Disparities, Seniors' Health... [Read More]
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8 Small Changes for a Slimmer You in 2018  [LINK]
Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Weight Control... [Read More]
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Physicians frequently continue to work while ill  [LINK]
(HealthDay)—Many physicians continue working and caring for patients while they are sick, according to an article published in Medical Economics. [Read More]
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Hydrochlorothiazide may up basal, squamous cell cancer risk  [LINK]
(HealthDay)—Hydrochlorothiazide use is associated with an increased risk of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), with evidence of a dose-response relationship, according to a study published online ... [Read More]
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Best ways to quit smoking, cut your lung cancer risk  [LINK]
(HealthDay)—While there is no sure way to avoid lung cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk. [Read More]
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'Mountain madness' found to be a real psychosis  [LINK]
(HealthDay)—The "madness" mountain climbers often experience isn't a type of altitude sickness, as once thought, but rather an actual psychotic disorder, a new study suggests. [Read More]
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Stress is tough on medical 'surrogates' when a loved one is ill  [LINK]
(HealthDay)—When seriously ill hospital patients can't express their wishes about their medical care, decision-making often falls to emotionally drained family members. [Read More]
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Beware carbon monoxide dangers when cold weather strikes  [LINK]
(HealthDay)—As temperatures plummet across the northern half of the United States this weekend, gas heating use goes up. So does the risk for accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. [Read More]
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Tobacco shops associated with crime in urban communities of color  [LINK]
Tobacco shops, also known as smoke shops, may represent potential "nuisance properties" in urban communities of color, a study led by a researcher at the University of California, Riverside has found.... [Read More]
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