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Feeding your cat a very meaty diet may mean it kills less wildlife

blog post image In a small trial in the UK, pet cats fed on an unusually meaty diet brought home 36 per cent fewer prey animals than cats given a typical diet. "Domestic cats seem to hunt less when their diets are richer in animal-sourced protein, suggesting that feeding cats more meat could help reduce their impact...

Investing in Libraries is the Right Thing for Administrators To Do, Even if There Are Fewer Resources Overall - The Scholarly

blog post image Investing in Libraries is the Right Thing for Administrators To Do, Even if There Are Fewer Resources Overall - The Scholarly Kitchen: Library budgets shrank for 2 decades. They can't shrink any further because of COVID-19. In fact, they should grow despite contracting college budgets

Exploring Faster Screening with Fewer Tests via Bayesian Group Testing:

blog post image "Exploring Faster Screening with Fewer Tests via Bayesian Group Testing: Posted by Marco Cuturi and Jean-Philippe Vert, Research Scientists, Google Research, Brain Team How does one find a needle in a haystack..." Testing a population of 16 where only one is positive would require 16 tests. However,...

Insulin Pumps Tied to Fewer Type 1 Diabetes Complications in Young Patients: By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G.

blog post image Insulin Pumps Tied to Fewer Type 1 Diabetes Complications in Young Patients: By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Young patients with type 1 diabetes may experience fewer disease complications with insulin pump therapy than with multiple...

Using a videogame to facilitate nursing and medical students' first visit to the operating theatre. A randomized controlled

blog post image Using a videogame to facilitate nursing and medical students' first visit to the operating theatre. A randomized controlled trial. - PubMed - NCBI "A videogame was developed, combining pictures and short videos, by which students are interactively instructed on acting at the surgical block. Moreover,...

GPs in England 'unconfident' discussing physical activity with patients – report: Less than two-thirds of doctors feel

blog post image GPs in England 'unconfident' discussing physical activity with patients – report: Less than two-thirds of doctors feel confident discussing activity levels and almost a third have never heard of national guidelines. "The majority of doctors in England are unfamiliar with recommended levels of physical...

CCP program in Nigeria increases modern contraceptive use, study suggests: Over a four-year period, new research suggests,

blog post image CCP program in Nigeria increases modern contraceptive use, study suggests: Over a four-year period, new research suggests, a program led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in six large Nigerian cities was associated with a 10 percentage- point increase in the use of modern contraceptive...

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 and participants...

Marathons May Be Bad for the Kidneys: Even with proper hydration, it might be best to run fewer than 26 miles at a time.

blog post image Marathons May Be Bad for the Kidneys: Even with proper hydration, it might be best to run fewer than 26 miles at a time.

The future of advertising is ‘fewer, better ads’: "By giving away stuff for free for so long, we’ve created an ad

blog post image The future of advertising is ‘fewer, better ads’: "By giving away stuff for free for so long, we’ve created an ad economy that is bigger than it should be," Deep Focus CEO Ian Schafer says.

New Evidence of the Superiority of Female Doctors: If all physicians were women, 32,000 fewer Americans would die every

blog post image New Evidence of the Superiority of Female Doctors: If all physicians were women, 32,000 fewer Americans would die every year.

Jam tomorrow: The meaning of non-tariff trade barriers - John Kay: The reality of Brexit and trade negotiations is a review

blog post image Jam tomorrow: The meaning of non-tariff trade barriers - John Kay: The reality of Brexit and trade negotiations is a review of the rules governing myriads of individual products in mind-numbing detail. Those who thought Brexit meant less regulation, less bureaucracy, fewer civil servants, are in for...

Doctors who left NHS for Australia: ‘More cash, fewer hours, less pressure’: As the row over junior doctors’ contracts

blog post image Doctors who left NHS for Australia: ‘More cash, fewer hours, less pressure’: As the row over junior doctors’ contracts intensifies, thousands of NHS staff are applying to work abroad. Here three who have moved explain why they had to go

Fewer antibiotics, better outcomes for complicated appendectomy patients?: With acute appendicitis ranking among the nation's

blog post image Fewer antibiotics, better outcomes for complicated appendectomy patients?: With acute appendicitis ranking among the nation's most common acute surgical emergencies, researchers studied the relatively routine use of post-operative antibiotics in complicated cases and found that they didn't reduce infections...

Don't believe the headlines, as a doctor my job isn't to deny care to those with suspected cancer: A day doesn't seem to

blog post image Don't believe the headlines, as a doctor my job isn't to deny care to those with suspected cancer: A day doesn't seem to go by without a little “GP bashing”. Lazy, workshy, money grabbing, I've heard it all. Naturally I'd refute that. Over breakfast this morning I was greeted with the headline:...

Food tracking app links less sleeping to more eating: Even people who think they eat three meals a day may actually graze

blog post image Food tracking app links less sleeping to more eating: Even people who think they eat three meals a day may actually graze for most of their waking hours and consume fewer calories when they get more sleep, a small U.S. study suggests.