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Are doctors overprescribing statins?

Study shows risks outweigh benefits for many taking the drugs for primary prevention.
11 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.
06 December 2018

Metformin in pregnancy 'doesn't harm child'

NZ study gives healthcare professionals 'important information' on treating gestational diabetes.
05 December 2018

Dapsone effective for chronic urticaria

Many patients had previously failed first-line treatments, according to the study.
04 December 2018

Antiplatelet drugs may ease migraine in patients with patent foramen ovale

Platelet activation may play a role in the link between migraine and the common heart defect, say researchers.
03 December 2018

Why milk allergies need attention too

More young kids are allergic to milk than peanuts, but they're less likely to carry an EpiPen
27 November 2018

Worth a shot: Immunotherapy effective in severe eczema

The case report adds to evidence in support of subcutaneous allergy therapy.
26 November 2018

Study shows pros and cons of triple therapy in COPD

The combination cuts exacerbations but is associated with an increased risk of pneumonia.
26 November 2018

New blood test may monitor coeliac disease

Endoscopy could be avoided with assay that also detects mucosal healing, researchers say.
21 November 2018

Doctors' last-ditch drug choice saves patient with status asthmaticus

The patient had already been given prednisone for eight days.
21 November 2018