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Short-duration podcasts as a supplementary learning tool: perceptions of medical students and impact on assessment performance:

blog post image Short-duration podcasts as a supplementary learning tool: perceptions of medical students and impact on assessment performance: Use of podcasts has several advantages in medical education. Podcasts can be of different types based on their length: short (1–5 min), moderate (6–15 min)...

Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies:

blog post image Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies: An Economic Evaluation of the New Medicine Service (NMS) Compared with Normal Practice Rachel A. Elliott. Lukasz Tanajewski. Georgios Gkountouras. Anthony J. Avery. Nick Barber....

Bigger wine glasses make us drink too much, says researcher: Today’s glasses, 450ml compared with 65ml 300 years ago,

blog post image Bigger wine glasses make us drink too much, says researcher: Today’s glasses, 450ml compared with 65ml 300 years ago, encourage consumption, Cambridge scientist tells Hay festival

Automated training devices for improving walking after stroke | Cochrane "We found moderate-quality evidence that

blog post image Automated training devices for improving walking after stroke | Cochrane "We found moderate-quality evidence that electromechanical-assisted gait training combined with physiotherapy when compared with physiotherapy alone may improve recovery of independent walking in people after stroke."

Long term gluten consumption in adults without celiac disease and risk of coronary heart disease: prospective cohort study:

blog post image Long term gluten consumption in adults without celiac disease and risk of coronary heart disease: prospective cohort study: Objective  To examine the association of long term intake of gluten with the development of incident coronary heart disease. Design  Prospective cohort study. Setting...

3 Things That Chatbots Shine at Compared to Websites or Apps: Any over-hyped technology comes with suitably hyperbolic statements

blog post image 3 Things That Chatbots Shine at Compared to Websites or Apps: Any over-hyped technology comes with suitably hyperbolic statements of how it will impact and change everything. Chatbots are no different…

Multi-social millennials more likely depressed than social(media)ly conservative peers: Compared with the total time spent

blog post image Multi-social millennials more likely depressed than social(media)ly conservative peers: Compared with the total time spent on social media, use of multiple platforms is more strongly associated with depression and anxiety among young adults, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media,...

Gotta catch’em all! Pokémon GO and physical activity among young adults: difference in differences study: Objective

blog post image Gotta catch’em all! Pokémon GO and physical activity among young adults: difference in differences study: Objective To estimate the effect of playing Pokémon GO on the number of steps taken daily up to six weeks after installation of the game. Design Cohort study using online...

Study: White deaths exceeded births in one-third of states: More white deaths than births were reported in 17 US states,

blog post image Study: White deaths exceeded births in one-third of states: More white deaths than births were reported in 17 US states, more than in any time in history, compared to only four in 2004. More than 121 million people -- roughly 38 percent of the total US population -- reside in the 17 states with white...

Arrival by ambulance explains variation in mortality by time of admission: retrospective study of admissions to hospital

blog post image Arrival by ambulance explains variation in mortality by time of admission: retrospective study of admissions to hospital following emergency department attendance in England: Background Studies finding higher mortality rates for patients admitted to hospital at weekends rely on routine administrative...

Differences in incomes of physicians in the United States by race and sex: observational study: Objectives To estimate

blog post image Differences in incomes of physicians in the United States by race and sex: observational study: Objectives To estimate differences in annual income of physicians in the United States by race and sex adjusted for characteristics of physicians and practices. Design Cross sectional survey study. Setting...

Australian teenage smoking at record low but 'constant vigilance' required: Latest data shows 6.7% of NSW adolescents in

blog post image Australian teenage smoking at record low but 'constant vigilance' required: Latest data shows 6.7% of NSW adolescents in 2014 described themselves as heavy, light or occasional smokers compared with 23.5% in 1996

Human Development Reports - countries compared.

blog post image Human Development Reports - countries compared.

Parliamentary privilege—mortality in members of the Houses of Parliament compared with the UK general population:

blog post image Parliamentary privilege—mortality in members of the Houses of Parliament compared with the UK general population: retrospective cohort analysis, 1945-2011 John Dennis. Tim Crayford. BMJ.

Anti-VEGF Pharmacotherapy as an Alternative to Panretinal Laser Photocoagulation for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy:

blog post image Anti-VEGF Pharmacotherapy as an Alternative to Panretinal Laser Photocoagulation for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: From 1976 to 1981, the results of the Diabetic Retinopathy Study identified that panretinal laser photocoagulation (PRP) for high-risk proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) reduced...

Nearly 77 percent of pulmonary clinical trials failed to report race and ethnicity data: Researchers from Duke University

blog post image Nearly 77 percent of pulmonary clinical trials failed to report race and ethnicity data: Researchers from Duke University and Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center have found that nearly 77 percent of pulmonary clinical trials registered with ClinicalTrials.gov failed to report race and ethnicity data,...

3-D printing provides low-cost alternative in bronchoscopy simulation training: Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical

blog post image 3-D printing provides low-cost alternative in bronchoscopy simulation training: Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, found that 3D-printed tracheobronchial tree models compared favorably against other more standard models in training pulmonary physicians to...

Study's message to recovering alcoholics: Quit smoking to stay sober: Adult smokers with a history of problem drinking who

blog post image Study's message to recovering alcoholics: Quit smoking to stay sober: Adult smokers with a history of problem drinking who continue smoking are at a greater risk of relapsing three years later compared with adults who do not smoke. While treatments for alcohol abuse traditionally require concurrent treatment...

Open peer review could result in better quality of peer review: Whether or not a research article has been peer reviewed

blog post image Open peer review could result in better quality of peer review: Whether or not a research article has been peer reviewed openly can seemingly make a difference to the quality of the peer review, according to research carried out by BioMed Central's Research Integrity Group and Frank Dudbridge from the...