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Evidence does not support prescribing vitamin D supplements to prevent falls

24 Apr 14 | 16.32 | Post a comment

There is little justification for prescribing vitamin D to prevent falls, researchers have concluded after conducting a large meta-analysis...

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Lorazepam and diazepam equivalent in head-to-head study of paediatric status epilepticus

24 Apr 14 | 14.30 | Post a comment

Lorazepam and diazepam have equivalent efficacy and safety for the treatment of paediatric status epilepticus...

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Keeping exercise short and hard: what's involved and is it worth it?

Giving lifestyle advice often involves encouraging patients to do exercise. Is there a less time-consuming way to exercise but achieve the same health benefits? Rod Tucker investigates


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Learner doctor (Robert Hyrons/Dreamstime)

Experiencing "new doctor" week

Adam Pattison Rathbone describes his frustration during "new doctor" week, when junior doctors are brought onto the wards for the first time — but goes on to explain why patience pays off

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