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#CLINCALS: Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years

Older patients hospitalized with pneumonia appear to have an increased risk of heart attack, stroke or death from heart disease for years afterward, a new study finds. 372 more words


What space works

What would you consider to be a more productive workspace: a clinical grid arrangement of desks or a Google-esque environment of perks and creative extras? Most would certainly choose the latter, a place with creative space and an open plan, yet which of these is a more productive space? 449 more words


Clinical Case Study ~ Thyroid and Parathyroid disorders.

Mr. ABC is 66 years old and was recently commenced on thyroxine 50mcg daily.
He is now collecting his first repeat prescription for Thyroxine (T4). 33 more words


#CLINICALS: Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk than excess weight

After menopause, unhealthy insulin levels may predict breast cancer risk even more than excess weight, new research suggests.

The new findings suggest “that it is metabolic health, and not overweight per se, that is associated with increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women,” said study co-author Marc Gunter. 562 more words


#CLINICALS: Diclofenac withdrawn from OTC List in some Countries

In light of the withdrawal of diclofenac from OTC sale in UK pharmacies over concerns about cardiovascular safety, it may be time to reconsider the role of the drug altogether. 468 more words


#CLINICALS: New Cancer-Fighting Strategy Would Harden Cells to Prevent Metastasis

Potential drug for pancreatic cancer now being tested in animals
Fast Facts:
Changes to cells’ “skeletons” occur in conditions as diverse as cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and degenerative nerve diseases. 750 more words


Learn The Secret of Happiness: One easy step

Johnny was 38 years old and his life was really good.

He had a beautiful, healthy wife. He had cute, intelligent, healthy children.

He had a large house, a comfortable car, his own business. 282 more words