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This anticholinergic helps hot flushes for breast cancer patients

Researchers surprised by the rapidity and magnitude of the response.
13 December 2018

Don't leave EpiPens in hot cars

Glove compartments are the hottest spot and adrenaline concentrations drop, study finds.
12 December 2018

Hospital patients discharged 'quicker and sicker' over Christmas

The holiday period carries higher risks of death or readmission, researchers say.
12 December 2018

Doctor-winner of Nobel Peace Prize warns of war in Congo

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11 December 2018

Breast cancer risk increases post-birth - but only temporarily

But figures don't translate to a large number of additional breast cancers, study says.
11 December 2018

Prostate cancer therapy linked to heart failure

Risk of heart failure was 72% higher in those treated with ADT compared with those who weren't.
10 December 2018

Are doctors overprescribing statins?

Study shows risks outweigh benefits for many taking the drugs for primary prevention.
07 December 2018

This smartphone app can detect anaemia

It screens for low haemoglobin by checking the colour of the user's fingernails.
06 December 2018

PPI co-therapy cuts risk of anticoagulant-related upper GI bleeds

Large US study also finds some NOACs increase risk of bleed more than others.
05 December 2018

Metformin in pregnancy 'doesn't harm child'

NZ study gives doctors and patients 'important information' on treating gestational diabetes.
04 December 2018