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Comprehensive breast cancer risk prediction model February 2019 Breast cancer (BC) risk prediction allows systematic identification of individuals at highest and lowest risk. We extend the Breast and Ovarian Analysis of Disease Incidence and Carrier Estimation... Read More →
Teen Drug Abuse February 2019 A website specifically for teens is offering drug facts, a question and answer forum, and real stories from real teens.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the... Read More →
Vaccine information centre February 2019 The Children?s Hospital of Philadelphia's Vaccine Education Centre, under the direction of internationally renowned vaccine expert Paul A Offit, MD, Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases at... Read More →
Use of CT scanning to carry out individual health assessments February 2019 CT scanning uses X-rays and specialised software to create cross-sectional images of the body. The members of the expert working party who authored a recent independent report were recruited by the... Read More →
Muscoskeletal health report February 2019 Arthritis Research UK has launched its ground-breaking report Musculoskeletal health – a public health approach recently. The report aims to achieve a shift in focus from musculoskeletal disease to... Read More →
Assistive technology: research and development February 2019 A series of recent reports provide information about the wide range of government funded projects supporting the development, introduction and evaluation of assistive technology that might increase... Read More →
Non-Pharmaceutical Management of Depression February 2019 The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) has issued a guideline for the non-pharmaceutical management of depression. It provides an assessment of, and presents the evidence base for,... Read More →
Maternal use of antidepressants may lead to childhood obesity and diabetes February 2019 A recent article discusses the outcomes of research looking into possible links between use of maternal antidepressants and childhood obesity and diabetes. Read More →
Brief Encounters February 2019 Brief Encounters is a new free guide designed to support acute general hospital staff caring for patients who are in emotional crisis on top of their physical health needs. For some patients being... Read More →
Variations In Breastfeeding Rates A Concern February 2019 NHS England has published statistics on breastfeeding rates.

Commenting on the figures, Louise Silverton, director for midwifery at the Royal College of Midwives, said: “Whilst these figures... Read More →

Resources

Epocrates: The #1 medical reference app February 2019 This is the gold standard of medical apps. Join over 1 million health care professionals worldwide who use Epocrates in the moments of care:
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Researchers in bowel cancer discovery February 2019 Scientists have discovered how genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease.

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NHS Health Check annual data February 2019 An interactive map presenting the latest data on NHS Health Check offers and uptake across England is now available. The health check programme enabl Read More →
Anesthesiology i-pocketcards February 2019 Anesthesiologists have to take a lot of things into the consideration when calculating the right dosage of the drugs they have to give to their patie Read More →
Lexicomp Mobile Apps online drug reference February 2019 Lexicomp is a medical app with a great database of diseases, particularly infectious diseases, oral diseases, and toxicology. In addition to that, it Read More →
Pepid designed especially for emergency room physicians February 2019 PEPID is a doctor online type of the app designed especially for emergency room physicians and paramedics to help them diagnose the patients as fast Read More →
Website gives doctors a place to post early warnings February 2019 Doctors can use a new website to chat about health problems that might be linked to certain prescription drugs.

The free site, sermo.com, allo Read More →
View and share medical images February 2019 You can view and share medical images with other physicians using this iOS and Androidapp. Hundreds of thousands of users send, comment on, and searc Read More →
MDCalc the best online medical calculator February 2019 MDCalc began life as an EM resident’s WordPress site in 2005 and today is a highly-rated resource for practicing physicians to learn and apply eviden Read More →
Read by QxMD Personalized Medical Journal February 2019 Read is an app for both iOS and Android that centralizes all your medical literature and journals. Using a magazine format, it allows you to read and Read More →
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