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CBC.ca
Can butting out help you kick drugs, too? Ottawa study says yesneighbourhoods, their findings are about to be published in the medical journal
CBC.ca / Posted 8 hours ago
neighbourhoods, their findings are about to be published in the medical journal BMJ Open, an online publication of the British Medical Journal. The researchers set up shop in a building behind the Shepherds of Good Hope shelter on Murray... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Heritage: NHS in crisis - Upminster GP blames patients in 1950Upminster GP Doctor Ernest Anthony called the NHS “a vote-catching piece of pol
Romford Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
Upminster GP Doctor Ernest Anthony called the NHS “a vote-catching piece of political propaganda”. In a long letter to the British Medical Journal, he voiced the anger of many doctors. “Our status in the social scale is going down week by week,”... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
He tried to hold in a sneeze and ended up in the hospital on a feeding tube34-year-old man living in the United Kingdom learned that the hard way, accordi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
34-year-old man living in the United Kingdom learned that the hard way, according to a case study published Monday in the British Medical Journal. His attempt to stifle a sneeze backfired, and the force of that would-be sneeze tore through the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Gluten-free diets may affect heart risk, study saysNixing gluten might not be the fix-all health solution many think it is. Accord
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Nixing gluten might not be the fix-all health solution many think it is. According to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal, cutting the amount of gluten in your diet could increase your risk of coronary heart disease. The... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Bangor’s Holy Ghostbuster priest passes away aged 99but according to his son, his greatest pride was in having a ‘learned paper’ ap
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
but according to his son, his greatest pride was in having a ‘learned paper’ approved by the editorial committee of the British Medical Journal – something unheard of by a non-medical contributor. “They even paid me!” he boasted later. His... Read more
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Ekklesia
Austerity, welfare reform, and deathsfigures, that only consider population data in aggregate alone, would suggest.”
Ekklesia / Posted 4 days ago
figures, that only consider population data in aggregate alone, would suggest.” In November 2017 a paper published in the British Medical Journal explored a possible contributing factor for this ‘unprecedented uptick in the number of people... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Illicit cigarette sale in India under 3%: BMJ studymuch less than the estimate given by the tobacco industry, which puts the figur
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
much less than the estimate given by the tobacco industry, which puts the figure between 20-21%, a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) shows. The study that was published on Tuesday said it was much less than tobacco industry... Read more
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Daily Mail
GP slams NHS decision to ask all patients if they are GAYbosses received huge backlash in October when they announced the plans, set to
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
bosses received huge backlash in October when they announced the plans, set to be implemented in 2019 Writing in the British Medical Journal, he argued patients should be asked on a case-by-case basis and that the approach of asking everyone... Read more
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Boston Globe
Harvard Medical School study finds that duration, not dosage, is key in opioid problems after surgeryto see how many suffered opioid misuse problems afterward. The results are bein
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
to see how many suffered opioid misuse problems afterward. The results are being published Saturday in BMJ, formerly the British Medical Journal. Every additional week of medication use, every refill, increased the risk of problems, the study... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Are Implanted Medical Devices Creating A 'Danger Within Us'?no research on how many patients implanted with VNS die. Jeanne Lenzer is a lo
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
no research on how many patients implanted with VNS die. Jeanne Lenzer is a longtime contributor to The BMJ, formerly the British Medical Journal, and her writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic and other publications.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Why holding in a sneeze can be dangerousit in or just let it go? Well, it turns out sneezing the wrong way can send yo
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
it in or just let it go? Well, it turns out sneezing the wrong way can send you to the emergency room. According to The British Medical Journal, a 34-year-old man in England recently clenched his jaws, held his nostrils and ruptured his... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
He tried to hold in a sneeze and ended up in the hospital on a feeding tube34-year-old man living in the United Kingdom learned that the hard way, accordi
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
34-year-old man living in the United Kingdom learned that the hard way, according to a case study published Monday in the British Medical Journal. His attempt to stifle a sneeze backfired, and the force of that would-be sneeze tore through the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Why you should never hold in your sneezeSPOKANE, Wash. -- Researchers are warning people of the dangers of holding in y
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Researchers are warning people of the dangers of holding in your sneeze. According to the British Medical Journal, a recent case found the force of a man's inward sneeze punctured his esophagus. While cases like these are extremely... Read more
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FOX News
Stifled sneeze ruptures man's throat, medical study encourages sneezers to let it all outafter pinching his nose and shutting his mouth when he felt one coming on, acco
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
after pinching his nose and shutting his mouth when he felt one coming on, according to a case study published in the British Medical Journal on Monday. The report, titled “Snap, Crackle and Pop,” said that the man told doctors he tried to... Read more
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FOX News
Stifled sneeze ruptures man's throat, medical study encourages sneezers to let it all outafter pinching his nose and shutting his mouth when he felt one coming on, acco
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
after pinching his nose and shutting his mouth when he felt one coming on, according to a case study published in the British Medical Journal on Monday. The report, titled “Snap, Crackle and Pop,” said that the man told doctors he tried to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Don't fight a sneeze - or it could tear a HOLE in your throatsay such ruptures are rare, but are serious enough to suggest stopping a sneeze
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
say such ruptures are rare, but are serious enough to suggest stopping a sneeze should be attempted. Writing in the British Medical Journal, they say: “A previously fit and well 34-year-old man presented to the emergency department with an... Read more
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Daily Mail
Measles strikes more than 100 people across five regionsmedicine in Britain, stating his research had shown a 'callous disregard' for c
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
medicine in Britain, stating his research had shown a 'callous disregard' for children's health. On January 6 2011, The British Medical Journal published a report showing that of the 12 children included in Wakefield's 1995 study, at most two... Read more
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chroniclelive
How holding in a sneeze could cause neck or even brain damagerestraining a sneeze. Trapping a sneeze can even lead to brain aneurysms in ex
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
restraining a sneeze. Trapping a sneeze can even lead to brain aneurysms in extreme cases, say doctors writing in the British Medical Journal Case Reports. Their report says a “previously fit and well” 34-year-old man walked into a Leicester... Read more
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Daily Mail
Diet and exercise are 'better than drugs at controlling diabetes'likely to lose weight if they replaced alcohol, sugar and red meat with fruit,
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
likely to lose weight if they replaced alcohol, sugar and red meat with fruit, veg and grains. The scientists wrote in the British Medical Journal: ‘This underlines the importance of improving adherence to healthy dietary patterns. Genetic... Read more
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walesonline
Flu vaccine offered 'no significant protection' for elderly people last yearnasal spray vaccination or injection were effectively protected last winter. B
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
nasal spray vaccination or injection were effectively protected last winter. But a report by Public Health England in the British Medical Journal has warned vaccines need to be improved for older people to reduce death rates. The report states:... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
It's official: Coffee is good for you, according to new researchdiet. At the same time, drinking coffee for its natural health benefits hasn't
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 13 days ago
diet. At the same time, drinking coffee for its natural health benefits hasn't quite caught on. In November, the BMJ – a British medical journal – published a scientific review by researchers from the University of Southampton, which examined 201... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
It's official: Coffee is good for you, according to new researchdiet. At the same time, drinking coffee for its natural health benefits hasn't
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 13 days ago
diet. At the same time, drinking coffee for its natural health benefits hasn't quite caught on. In November, the BMJ – a British medical journal – published a scientific review by researchers from the University of Southampton, which examined 201... Read more
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The Age
Opioid errors add to suffering of ill patients - studyto the burden of the pain of terminally ill patients in the last weeks of their
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
to the burden of the pain of terminally ill patients in the last weeks of their lives. In a paper published in British Medical Journal Supportive and Palliative Care on Monday, researchers from NSW and the University of South Australia... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Opioid errors add to suffering of ill patients - studyto the burden of the pain of terminally ill patients in the last weeks of their
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
to the burden of the pain of terminally ill patients in the last weeks of their lives. In a paper published in British Medical Journal Supportive and Palliative Care on Monday, researchers from NSW and the University of South Australia... Read more
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Daily Record
'I wished I was dead' women could sue health boards over contraceptive devicehysterectomy to remove it in 2015.The Victoria Derbyshire Show also found evide
Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
hysterectomy to remove it in 2015.The Victoria Derbyshire Show also found evidence of problems (Image: PA) A survey in the British Medical Journal in 2015 found that women who had devices like Essure were 10 times more likely to need surgery... Read more
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Daily Mail
John Naish explains some of the full moons we'll see in 2018full moon — and an astonishing 27 per cent greater when a supermoon is rising i
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
full moon — and an astonishing 27 per cent greater when a supermoon is rising in the sky, according to the report in the British Medical Journal. Victims are most likely to be middle-aged men on motorbikes roaring down country roads at night,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
'Best diets' ranking puts keto last, DASH firstWeight Watchers top points for being healthy, also stressing the importance of
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
Weight Watchers top points for being healthy, also stressing the importance of support for dieters. Pointing to a 2006 British Medical Journal study, the panel said that "programs like Weight Watchers that offer emotional support and group... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
'Best diets' ranking puts keto last, DASH firstWeight Watchers top points for being healthy, also stressing the importance of
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
Weight Watchers top points for being healthy, also stressing the importance of support for dieters. Pointing to a 2006 British Medical Journal study, the panel said that "programs like Weight Watchers that offer emotional support and group... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
'Best diets' ranking puts keto last, DASH firstWeight Watchers top points for being healthy, also stressing the importance of
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
Weight Watchers top points for being healthy, also stressing the importance of support for dieters. Pointing to a 2006 British Medical Journal study, the panel said that "programs like Weight Watchers that offer emotional support and group... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Woman's Crohn's disease ends up being Heinz Ketchup packet caught in her intestinesand found a Heinz ketchup packet caught in her intestines. The packet mimicked
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 days ago
and found a Heinz ketchup packet caught in her intestines. The packet mimicked the symptoms of Crohn’s disease. The English woman's story was published in the British Medical Journal. As soon as the packet was removed, the symptoms w... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
'Best diets' ranking puts keto last, DASH firstWeight Watchers top points for being healthy, also stressing the importance of
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
Weight Watchers top points for being healthy, also stressing the importance of support for dieters. Pointing to a 2006 British Medical Journal study, the panel said that "programs like Weight Watchers that offer emotional support and group... Read more
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ajc.com
Woman's Crohn's disease ends up being Heinz Ketchup packet caught in her intestinesand found a Heinz ketchup packet caught in her intestines. The packet mimicked
ajc.com / Posted 18 days ago
and found a Heinz ketchup packet caught in her intestines. The packet mimicked the symptoms of Crohn’s disease. The English woman's story was published in the British Medical Journal. As soon as the packet was removed, the symptoms w... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Woman's Crohn's disease ends up being Heinz Ketchup packet caught in her intestinesand found a Heinz ketchup packet caught in her intestines. The packet mimicked
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 18 days ago
and found a Heinz ketchup packet caught in her intestines. The packet mimicked the symptoms of Crohn’s disease. The English woman's story was published in the British Medical Journal. As soon as the packet was removed, the symptoms w... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Woman's Crohn's disease ends up being Heinz Ketchup packet caught in her intestinesand found a Heinz ketchup packet caught in her intestines. The packet mimicked
Dayton Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
and found a Heinz ketchup packet caught in her intestines. The packet mimicked the symptoms of Crohn’s disease. The English woman's story was published in the British Medical Journal. As soon as the packet was removed, the symptoms w... Read more
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asianage
Woman manages to beat blood cancer with help of turmericA new report in British Medical Journal says that Dieneke Ferguson who was diag
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
A new report in British Medical Journal says that Dieneke Ferguson who was diagnosed with blood cancer in 2007 after complaining of high blood pressure is now completely cured. The woman, within 15 months of her diagnosis, had seen her myeloma... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Cancer patient beats disease with help of turmericA new report in British Medical Journal says that Dieneke Ferguson who was diag
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
A new report in British Medical Journal says that Dieneke Ferguson who was diagnosed with blood cancer in 2007 after complaining of high blood pressure is now completely cured. The woman, within 15 months of her diagnosis, had seen her myeloma... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Woman nearly goes blind due to Christmas card glitterwoman in the UK almost went blind after glitter from a Christmas card got lodge
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
woman in the UK almost went blind after glitter from a Christmas card got lodged in her eyeball. A case study from the British Medical Journal revealed that a lesion on the woman’s cornea was due to glitter, the Press Association reports. The... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Woman who thought she had Crohn's disease for 6 years actually had a ketchup packet in her intestinebowel disorder that can cause both symptoms, but the treatments they prescribed
Houston Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
bowel disorder that can cause both symptoms, but the treatments they prescribed had no result. The case, detailed in the British Medical Journal, proved to be a head scratcher. Finally physicians decided to operate on the 41-year-old... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Woman’s toothpick nightmareof the case were included among hundreds of other intriguing medical mysteries
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 days ago
of the case were included among hundreds of other intriguing medical mysteries published as case reports by the British Medical Journal on Wednesday. The woman’s doctors, Shanesh Kumar, Ramin Mehdipour, Asiri Arachchi and Antony Cass,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Woman diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease actually had ketchup packet in her intestine for six yearsand bloating lasting up to three days — but she did not respond to the standard
Dayton Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
and bloating lasting up to three days — but she did not respond to the standard treatments, according to a report in the British Medical Journal. Doctors at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital in Slough eventually opted for surgery where they... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease actually had ketchup packet in her intestine for six yearsand bloating lasting up to three days — but she did not respond to the standard
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
and bloating lasting up to three days — but she did not respond to the standard treatments, according to a report in the British Medical Journal. Doctors at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital in Slough eventually opted for surgery where they... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Woman diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease actually had ketchup packet in her intestine for six yearsand bloating lasting up to three days — but she did not respond to the standard
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
and bloating lasting up to three days — but she did not respond to the standard treatments, according to a report in the British Medical Journal. Doctors at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital in Slough eventually opted for surgery where they... Read more
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International Business Times
64-year-old glued eye shut after mistaking nail glue for eye drops Hospital. The man had "severe pain" in his left eye and blurred vision, accord
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
Hospital. The man had "severe pain" in his left eye and blurred vision, according to a report recently republished by the British Medical Journal. His eye had to be pried open by doctors so the glue could be removed, a procedure that was done... Read more
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TribLIVE
Woman’s Crohn’s Disease turns out to be Heinz ketchup packet in her intestineand bloating lasting up to three days - but she did not respond to the standard
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
and bloating lasting up to three days - but she did not respond to the standard treatments, according to a report in the British Medical Journal. Doctors at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital in Slough eventually opted for surgery where they... Read more
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asianage
Size matters for wine drinkersAccording to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal, the size
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
According to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal, the size of wine glasses sold in the United Kingdom has increased over the past 300 years. The rise in glass size is in accord with the level of consumption going higher especially... Read more
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New York Daily News
Woman had ketchup packet in intestine for 6 yearsand bloating lasting up to three days — but she did not respond to the standard
New York Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
and bloating lasting up to three days — but she did not respond to the standard treatments, according to a report in the British Medical Journal. Doctors at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital in Slough eventually opted for surgery where they... Read more
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walesonline
Woman nearly blinded after Christmas card glitter gets stuck in her eyecornea and initially suspected it to be caused by a herpes simplex infection, a
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
cornea and initially suspected it to be caused by a herpes simplex infection, according to a case study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). But when the lesion was examined under a powerful microscope, a shiny surface was spotted... Read more
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ABC News
Dry January: What is it and how beneficial can it be?in Dry January return to drinking, up to 8 percent stay dry six months later, a
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
in Dry January return to drinking, up to 8 percent stay dry six months later, according to Public Health England and the British Medical Journal. And those who go back to drinking drink less. A 2015 study conducted in the United Kingdom and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Woman diagnosed with Crohn's had a HEINZ SACHET piercing intestinehad no memory of consuming a meal involving the product found perforating the w
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
had no memory of consuming a meal involving the product found perforating the wall of her gut. Doctors, writing in the British Medical Journal, said it was the first reported case of ingested plastic packaging mimicking the symptoms of Crohn's... Read more
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Daily Record
Woman nearly blinded after Christmas card glitter became lodged in her eyeballcornea and initially suspected it to be caused by a herpes simplex infection, a
Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
cornea and initially suspected it to be caused by a herpes simplex infection, according to a case study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). But when the lesion was examined under a powerful microscope, a shiny surface was spotted... Read more
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