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Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect November 2018 In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent... Read More →
Types of Fungal Diseases November 2018 Fungi are everywhere. There are millions of different fungal species on Earth, but only about 300 of those are known to make people sick.1-3 Fungal diseases are often caused by fungi that are common... Read More →
Hypertension in black Americans November 2018 New findings suggest that diet is a major contributor for the increased risk of hypertension in black compared to white Americans. The results, published in the Journal of the American Medical... Read More →
Subjective Cognitive Decline Among Adults Aged ≥45 Years November 2018 Subjective cognitive decline (SCD) is the self-reported experience of worsening or more frequent confusion or memory loss within the previous 12 months (1,2) and one of the earliest noticeable... Read More →
Biomarker in blood may help predict recovery time November 2018 Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that the blood protein tau could be an important new clinical biomarker to better identify athletes who need more recovery time before safely... Read More →
Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women November 2018 The authors summarized recent clinical guidelines for the nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women and girls aged ≥14 years.

Recommendations include first-line... Read More →
Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration October 2018 Childhood obesity is a multifaceted disease that requires sustainable, multidimensional approaches that support change at the individual, community, and systems levels. The Massachusetts Childhood... Read More →
Concentrated Regular Weekend Physical Activity Reduces Mortality Risk October 2018 Data from household-based surveillance studies and mortality records in the UK were used to evaluate the association between exercise patterns and mortality risk over 561,159 person-years of... Read More →
Patient safety alert to improve reporting and learning of medical devices incidents October 2018 NHS England and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have jointly issued a patient safety alert to help healthcare providers increase incident reporting for medical devices... Read More →
Adult immunisation in the UK October 2018 A new report examines the UK adult immunisation policy framework in light of new European research conducted by SAATI (Supporting Active Ageing Through Immunisation).

SAATI is a voluntary,... Read More →

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OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist. December 2018 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose...
inPractice® Oncology. December 2018 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Pre - Diabetes Test November 2018 Prediabetes means a person’s blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet for a diagnosis of...
The CDC Clear Communication Index November 2018 The CDC Clear Communication Index (Index) is a research-based tool to help you develop and assess public communication...
Visual communication can benefit all audiences November 2018 Visuals, such as pictures, drawings, charts, graphs and diagrams, can be effective tools for communicating health...
Game Plan to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes November 2018 Your Game Plan to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes prevention is proven, possible, and powerful. Taking small...
Child Protection – Information sharing project November 2018 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have a series of short films to promote the benefits...
ACC Statin Intolerance App October 2018 The ACC Statin Intolerance App guides clinicians through the process of managing and treating patients who report muscle...
EMRA Antibiotic Guide October 2018 We're there for you on every shift! The easy-to-use EMRA Antibiotic Guide helps you navigate the multitude of choices in...
Incisional Hernia Risk Prediction Instrument October 2018 The Hernia Calculator from the University of Pennsylvania Health System was developed from data spanning a 7-year time...
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