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December 2007

Symposium: Musculoskeletal medicine

Symposium: Musculoskeletal medicine



Diet obesity and cancer - p5

Clinical reviews

Prostate cancer patients on ADT at risk of diabetes - p6

NRT doubles quit rates - p8

Contraceptive pill does not increase overall cancer risk - p9

Most patients with diabetes wear shoes that don't fit - p11

More patients receving therapy for secondary prevention - p12

Chocolate may alleviate depression - p15

Symposium: Musculoskeletal medicine

Early diagnosis crucial in polyarthralgia - p17

Gout is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease - p25


Photo quiz - p31


Practitioner CPD - p35

A hundred years ago

On the necessity of caution in diagnosing hysteria - p37

Haslam's view

Is it the last post for medical letters? - p39

December 2007

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