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Children with IBS have higher prevalence of celiac disease

Researchers have found that, compared with other types of abdominal pain, IBS in children is linked with a much higher prevalence of celiac disease, a heritable condition.  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 6 years ago
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Diabetes Risk Higher Among Indians in India Than in US

Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes prevalence differs among Asian Indians depending on whether they live in the US or India.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago
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The Blakemore Tube

Enter the Sengstaken-Blakemore Tube, basically a last ditch effort for balloon tamponade.  This procedure is not a common one given the prevalence and efficacy of endoscopy, but when you're all out of options it's either this or a body bag.  
emcurious.com
about 6 years ago
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The prevalence of and factors associated with paying for sex among men resident in Britain

Stream The prevalence of and factors associated with paying for sex among men resident in Britain by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
about 6 years ago
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Alcohol consumption and prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among US men

Stream Alcohol consumption and prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among US men by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
about 6 years ago
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Urinary Incontinence

Prevalence & impact, pathophysiology, clinical types, assessment of urinary incontinence management & references.  
hopkinsmedicine.org
about 6 years ago
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Critical Care

Non-manual techniques for terminal disinfection of hospital rooms have gained increasing interest in recent years as means to reduce transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs). A prospective crossover study by Blazejewski and colleagues in five ICUs of a French academic hospital with a high prevalence of MDRO carriers showed that two different hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)-based non-touch disinfection techniques reduced environmental contamination with MDROs after routine cleaning. This study provides further evidence of the ‘in use’ bioburden reduction offered by these techniques. Before H2O2-based non-touch disinfection can be recommended for routine clinical use outside specific outbreak situations, further studies need to show whether the environmental contamination reduction provided by these techniques is clinically relevant and results in reduced cross-infections with MDROs.  
ccforum.com
about 6 years ago
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MRSA In Practice

Aimed at junior hospital doctors and general practitioners, the In Practice Series has been devised by RSM Press to present cutting-edge and clear-cut opinion leader advice and summary acts related to every day clinical practice.MRSA is an all too familiar acronym in use in most UK hospitals. MRSA was discovered in the 1960s however has not been a public cause for concern until the current pandemic started in the 1990s. It shows no signs of abating and the UK now has about the highest prevalence in Europe. It has captured the attention of the public and politicians but how important is it in clinical practice? How did it evolve, will it go away or get worse - will it really develop into the untreatable superbug? Is it more virulent than Staphylococcus aureus, what are its common clinical presentation and the best treatments? What are the best ways to control it if indeed we should bother? How much does it cost the NHS? Do we have any new strategies up our sleeves? These are just some of the intriguing questions that a distinguished panel of authors from around the world have tried to answer in this monograph.Some of the topics covered include:Historical perspectives - Ian Phillips (London)Immunology and pathogenesis of MRSA - Von Belkum (Rotterdam) Antibiotic resistance in MRSA - Giles Edwards (Glasgow)Evolution of MRSA - Mark Enright (London University)Epidemiology of MRSA - Vuopia-Varkila (Finland) Control of MRSA - Barry Cookson (London) Georgia Duckworth (London) & Hans Kolmos (Denmark) Treatment of MRSA - Ian Gould (Aberdeen)Decolonisation of MRSA patient - A Seaton (Glasgow)Laboratory aspects- developments in detection and AST - Donald Morrison (Glasgow) Alternative treatments - Tom Riley (Perth, Australia)MRSA in the home and on the farm - Vos + Vos (Nijmegen/Rotterdam)Mopping up MRSA - Stephanie Dancer (Glasgow)Guidance to control MRSA from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - D Baird (Glasgow)With its easily accessible approach, broken down into easy-to read chapters, the tips and useful advice of this text makes this a key text for all hospital practitioners. MRSA In Practice is a book that no health care professional can afford to be without.  
books.google.co.uk
almost 6 years ago
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India’s urban middle class has high prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors, finds study

Cardiometabolic risk factors are highly prevalent among India’s urban middle class, indicate the findings of an 11 city, cross sectional survey.1 But a comparatively lower prevalence was seen in cities in eastern India and cities that ranked lower on a social development index.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 6 years ago