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Cardiovascular risks of diclofenac

Side-effects of the use of NSAIDs, such as an increased risk of serious morbidity like gastric haemorrhage and cardiovascular diseases, have been known for years. Recent Danish research shows that ...

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Clinical relevance of research findings

Doctors, pharmacists and other care providers cannot always easily tell whether the findings of research into drugs and medical devices, often presented attractive and ‘glossy’ ways, will actually ...

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Foam dressings for chronic complex wounds

Chronic wounds associated with venous leg ulcers, bed sores and diabetes (diabetic ulcers of the feet) are very common. Their treatment is complex and intensive, and leads to high costs. Treatment ...

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Delirium among terminal patients

Delirium is a frequent problem among terminal patients. If non-medicinal measures are insufficiently effective, an obvious choice would appear to be the administration of antipsychotics like halop ...

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New medicine for ADHD: guanfacine

The medicinal treatment of ADHD has expanded rapidly. Methylphenidate, dexamphetamine and atomoxetine have been authorised for the treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD, but should, acco ...

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