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New software tool could help doctors diagnose genetic diseases

An open-source software tool referred to as Mendel,MD could help doctors analyze sufferers’ genetic knowledge so as to diagnose diseases brought on by mutations. Developed by Raony Cardenas and colleagues at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, the tool is introduced in a brand new research in PLOS Computational Biology. …

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NSAIDs may raise heart attack risk in first week of use

When headache or again ache strikes, many of us flip to ibuprofen for some fast aid. A brand new research, nevertheless, finds that utilizing this and different courses of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine for as little as 1 week may improve the risk of heart attack. Researchers have discovered that NSAIDs …

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A New Health Affairs Series: The Practice of Medicine

The April 2017 difficulty of Health Affairs options the first article in a brand new collection on The Practice of Medicine. The collection will discover many sides of the follow surroundings and the way that setting impacts physicians and different clinicians. It will cowl a broad range of topics, together with how …

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Many new doctors may be posting unprofessional content on Facebook

When researchers searched Facebook for the general public accounts of all urologists who graduated from US residency packages in 2015, they discovered that a substantial proportion of those accounts contained self-authored unprofessional content based mostly on the professionalism tips of three physicians’ organizations. Of 281 urologists, 201 (72%) …

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