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Brazil’s child and maternal mortality have increased against background of public spending cuts

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 18:31
Infant mortality in Brazil rose for the first time in more than a quarter of a century in 2016, the same year that an increase in maternal mortality was observed, new data show.1Figures from the...
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Noel Stephen Cracroft Rice

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:46
bmj;362/aug17_6/k3579/FAF1faNoel Stephen Cracroft Rice was a consultant ophthalmologist who pioneered surgical techniques in corneal and glaucoma surgery, which continue to influence clinical...
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Focusing on overdiagnosis as a driver of too much medicine

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:30
Overdiagnosis, sometimes known as “pseudodisease,” turns people into patients unnecessarily.1234 It identifies deviations, abnormalities, risk factors, and pathologies that were never destined to...
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Correction notice to paper “Agreement of treatment effects for mortality from routinely collected data and subsequent randomized trials: meta-epidemiological survey”

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:30
In response to this research paper by Hemkens and colleagues (BMJ 2016;352:i493, doi:10.1136/bmj.i493), Franklin and colleagues published a paper in Epidemiologic Methods (2017;6:20160018,...
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Most GP trainees intend to work less than full time, survey shows

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:48
The vast majority of GP trainees do not intend to work full time in clinical practice once they have qualified, a survey has found.The survey of 729 trainees, conducted by the King’s Fund,1 found...
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Doctors are given go ahead to extract sperm from unconscious man in legal first

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:01
A High Court judge has made an emergency ruling allowing doctors to extract sperm from an unconscious man with a catastrophic brain injury, to store it and use it to try to impregnate his widow after...
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Oral steroids fail to prevent hearing loss in children with otitis media with effusion, shows trial

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:01
A short course of oral prednisolone is not an effective treatment for most children with persistent otitis media with effusion and confirmed hearing loss, results from a randomised trial have...
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