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Covid-19: Nearly 20% of patients receive psychiatric diagnosis within three months of covid, study finds

November 11, 2020

Antibiotics are as good as surgery for appendicitis, study reports

October 5, 2020

Black babies are less likely to die when cared for by black doctors, US study finds

August 21, 2020

Mortality rates are lower with higher continuity of care, review finds

August 11, 2020

Urgent GP referrals for suspected cancer associated with lower mortality, study claims

April 21, 2020

Covid-19: death rate is 0.66% and increases with age, study estimates

April 1, 2020

Targeted screening in routine primary care detects lung cancer in 2% of high risk patients, study finds

March 4, 2020

Macrolide antibiotics in pregnancy are linked with birth defects, study suggests

February 19, 2020

Lung cancer: CT screening in former or current smokers significantly reduces mortality, study finds

January 29, 2020

Meningitis vaccine: cases fall in UK, but herd immunity remains elusive in Australia

January 23, 2020

Obesity surgery does not lead to long term alleviation of mental health problems in teens, study finds

January 22, 2020

Clinical trial reporting: compliance with US rules is poor and not improving, study finds

January 18, 2020

High levels of bad cholesterol in early middle age are linked to CVD risk decades later, study finds

December 4, 2019

Declining US life expectancy is driven by more than just opioids, study finds

November 29, 2019

Study links air pollution to several new causes of hospital admissions

November 28, 2019

Inducing labour at 41 weeks may be safer than “wait and see” approach, study finds

November 21, 2019

Sepsis: digital monitoring improves outcomes by alerting clinicians to deteriorating patients, study finds

November 20, 2019

Study records improved blood flow within a month of replacing cigarettes with vaping

November 18, 2019

China’s organ donation figures appear to be falsified, study claims

November 15, 2019

Rates of colorectal cancer after negative colonoscopies vary by provider, study finds

November 14, 2019

Cystic fibrosis: triple therapy shows promising results

November 4, 2019

TB vaccine is hailed as ground breaking, though confirmatory trials are needed

October 29, 2019

Taking antihypertensives at bedtime nearly halves cardiovascular deaths when compared with morning dosing, study finds

October 23, 2019

Former footballers are more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease, study finds

October 21, 2019

Most fatal opioid overdoses are not caused by prescription drugs, US study finds

October 11, 2019

GPs talked to fewer patients about alcohol after incentive scheme ended, study finds

October 10, 2019

Childbirth: one in three women in low and middle income countries reports being mistreated

October 9, 2019

Air pollution is linked to infant deaths and reduced lung function in children

September 27, 2019

Research evaluating AI for diagnosing disease is weak, finds review

September 25, 2019

Children with cancer are missing out on precision medicine, study finds

September 24, 2019

Having a named GP doesn’t improve older patients’ continuity of care, finds study

September 24, 2019

Malaria could be eradicated by 2050, say global experts

September 10, 2019

Vegetarian and pescatarian diets are linked to lower risk of ischaemic heart disease, study finds

September 5, 2019

Cancer overtakes CVD to become leading cause of death in high income countries

September 3, 2019

Breast cancer risk associated with HRT increases with longer use, finds study

August 30, 2019

Stress urinary incontinence: study finds fourfold variation in use of surgery across England

August 29, 2019

Polypill cuts major cardiovascular events by a third, study finds

August 23, 2019

Social media can harm when use displaces sleep or exercise or involves bullying, finds study

August 14, 2019

Women in India face “extensive gender discrimination” in healthcare access

August 8, 2019

SSRIs in children: NICE guidelines may have increased their use

August 7, 2019

Hepatitis C: voluntary drug licences improve treatment uptake in lower income countries

July 31, 2019

Banning tobacco sales to under 21s reduces smoking, study finds

July 31, 2019

Superbug spreads in European hospitals as resistance to last resort antibiotics grows

July 30, 2019

Most deaths related to non-cardiac surgery occur outside operating room, finds study

July 29, 2019

Non-prescription antibiotic use is “public health problem” in US, finds study

July 24, 2019

Malaria drugs left ineffective by spread of multidrug resistant parasites in southeast Asia

July 23, 2019

Added screen time linked to more depression in adolescents, study finds

July 16, 2019

“Hostile and demeaning” universal credit system worsens physical and mental health, study finds

July 4, 2019

Risk of stillbirth increases after 41 weeks, study finds

July 2, 2019

US suicide rates in young people are highest since 2000

June 18, 2019

Being obese before conception triples odds of obese or overweight offspring, review finds

June 12, 2019

White coat hypertension linked to double the risk of death from heart disease, study finds

June 12, 2019

Major rise in non-suicidal self harm in England, study shows

June 5, 2019

Living in a war zone increases heart disease and stroke risk years after conflict ends, study finds

May 29, 2019

Rheumatoid arthritis: glucocorticoids are associated with nearly double infection risk post-surgery

May 21, 2019

An estimated one in seven babies is born with a low birthweight

May 17, 2019

Antibiotics after assisted childbirth could almost halve maternal infections

May 14, 2019

Obesity rates are increasing more rapidly in rural areas than in cities

May 8, 2019

Alcohol use: global target to reduce harm is likely to be missed as intake rises

May 8, 2019

Social media: concerns over effects on teenagers are overblown and lack evidence

May 7, 2019
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