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DOACs safer than warfarin for treating blood clots, says studySubscription

05 Jul 2018 By

Newer anticoagulant drugs are safer than warfarin for treating serious blood clots, a study has found.

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Painful lump biggest risk factor for testicular cancer, says studySubscription

03 Jul 2018 By

GPs should urgently refer painful testicular lumps as they are highly suggestive of cancer, a study has advised.

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Royal Colleges urge patients to question GPs over tests and treatmentsSubscription

26 Jun 2018 By

Patients should question their GP about the harms and benefits of tests and treatments they’re being prescribed, according to the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.

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Evidence for nicotine preloading 'insufficient', study findsSubscription

14 Jun 2018 By

There is no clear evidence that nicotine 'preloading' helps smokers quit, as any beneficial effect may have been masked by a reduction in use of smoking cessation drugs, a study has found.

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Austerity? You ain’t seen nothing yet Subscription

02 Sep 2016

Across the country GPs are facing radical new curbs on their referrals and prescribing 

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