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# bmj - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns
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At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns

Dec 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,356 Views 16 Comments

A second study estimates that 3.7 billion adults worldwide are willing to have a Covid-19 vaccine.

# bmj - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue
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Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue

Aug 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 38,638 Views 34 Comments

That’s according to research published in medical journal the BMJ.

# bmj - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests
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Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests

Aug 25th 2020, 8:43 AM 25,671 Views 40 Comments

The current guidelines from the HSE suggest that pregnant women drink no more than 200mg of caffeine per day.

# bmj - Friday 15 May, 2020

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research
# Hydroxychloroquine
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# Hydroxychloroquine

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

May 15th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,127 Views 64 Comments

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

# bmj - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Unprecedented' rise in infant mortality in England linked to poverty
# Welfare Cuts
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# Welfare Cuts

'Unprecedented' rise in infant mortality in England linked to poverty

Oct 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 68,495 Views 8 Comments

Welfare cuts in the last decade have taken their toll on certain communities, new research has found.

# bmj - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day after all
# Weight Loss
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# Weight Loss

Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day after all

Jan 31st 2019, 9:43 AM 50,967 Views 35 Comments

New research has shown that skipping breakfast might not have an adverse effect on a person’s weight.

# bmj - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study
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Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,771 Views 11 Comments

Smoking increased a woman’s risk of a heart attack by 55% more than it increased the risk in a man.

# bmj - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners
# Science
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# Science

Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners

Feb 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,161 Views 39 Comments

The study’s authors said this “may drive an increasing burden of cancer in the next decades”.

# bmj - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Migraine associated with heart attack, stroke, blood clots and irregular heart rate
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# Stroke

Migraine associated with heart attack, stroke, blood clots and irregular heart rate

Feb 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 15,072 Views 36 Comments

Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine.

# bmj - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Smoking one cigarette a day instead of 20 'just halves your risk of a heart attack'
# Bmj Study
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# Bmj Study

Smoking one cigarette a day instead of 20 'just halves your risk of a heart attack'

Jan 25th 2018, 8:33 AM 15,597 Views 26 Comments

“In order to get the big benefits on cardiovascular disease [smokers] need to quit completely,” the lead author said.

# bmj - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Holding your nose and closing your mouth while you sneeze is a very bad idea
# Warning
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# Warning

Holding your nose and closing your mouth while you sneeze is a very bad idea

Jan 16th 2018, 6:20 AM 57,376 Views 21 Comments

It caused one man to rupture the back of his throat, leaving him barely able to speak or swallow.

# bmj - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks
# British Medical Journal
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# British Medical Journal

Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks

Jan 6th 2018, 7:45 AM 43,842 Views 28 Comments

The 50-year-old said he had begun to use energy drinks due to his “labour-intensive workday”.

# bmj - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn
# Beware
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Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn

Sep 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,468 Views 31 Comments

The warning comes after three people were hospitalised with serious eye injuries caused by the guns.

# bmj - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Patients should be advised 'to stop treatment when they feel better' instead of full antibiotics course
# New Research
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# New Research

Patients should be advised 'to stop treatment when they feel better' instead of full antibiotics course

Jul 27th 2017, 12:35 PM 16,669 Views 21 Comments

Taking the full course doesn’t combat antibiotic resistance, according to a paper in the BMJ.

# bmj - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack - study
# Ibuprofen
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# Ibuprofen

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack - study

May 10th 2017, 9:55 AM 19,078 Views 41 Comments

The study found that taking any dose of ‘NSAID’ painkillers for a week was associated with an increased risk of heart attack.

# bmj - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Belief that saturated fat clogs arteries is 'just plain wrong'
# Landmark Review
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# Landmark Review

Belief that saturated fat clogs arteries is 'just plain wrong'

Apr 26th 2017, 7:40 AM 54,561 Views 63 Comments

An editorial in the British Medical Journal finds no link between saturated fat and issues like coronary heart disease.

# bmj - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes'
# Oh Sugar
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# Oh Sugar

Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes'

Mar 14th 2017, 6:15 AM 39,829 Views 41 Comments

Researchers have said limiting usage of electronics can help stave off future health issues.

# bmj - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Study shows shift work and physically demanding jobs may lower women's fertility
# Research
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# Research

Study shows shift work and physically demanding jobs may lower women's fertility

Feb 8th 2017, 6:10 AM 7,828 Views 21 Comments

Research shows that heavy lifting at work or working rotating patterns can be associated with poorer egg quality.

# bmj - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Irish doctors find unusual 'violent trauma' injury in young rugby players
# Fracture
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# Fracture

Irish doctors find unusual 'violent trauma' injury in young rugby players

Mar 8th 2016, 7:29 AM 20,725 Views 15 Comments

The ‘acetabular fracture’ affects the socket of the hip bone.

# bmj - Friday 30 January, 2015

Female students are now drinking more than male students
# UCC
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# UCC

Female students are now drinking more than male students

Jan 30th 2015, 12:25 PM 14,859 Views 64 Comments

UCC’s student union backs the push for a ban on alcohol sponsorship in sports.

# bmj - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Heart attacks are hard to diagnose in women, but this test could change that
# Matters Of The Heart
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# Matters Of The Heart

Heart attacks are hard to diagnose in women, but this test could change that

Jan 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 12,011 Views 4 Comments

It has proved to be twice as effective when compared with previous methods.

# bmj - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Doctor criticised after saying cancer is 'the best way to die'
# Saying Goodbye
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# Saying Goodbye

Doctor criticised after saying cancer is 'the best way to die'

Jan 1st 2015, 9:20 PM 42,727 Views 143 Comments

Robert Smith recognised his comments represented “a romantic view of dying”.

# bmj - Friday 12 December, 2014

It's official, science says men are idiots
# Idiots
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# Idiots

It's official, science says men are idiots

Dec 12th 2014, 2:37 PM 3,312 Views 5 Comments

“Men are idiots and idiots do stupid things”.

# bmj - Friday 25 July, 2014

Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes
# Type 2
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# Type 2

Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes

Jul 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,112 Views 19 Comments

Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.

# bmj - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Eating too much red meat could increase your risk of breast cancer
# Diet
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Eating too much red meat could increase your risk of breast cancer

Jun 11th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,551 Views 23 Comments

A new study looks at diet in early adulthood, while previous research had focused on diet later in life.

# bmj - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

The Sun's breast check campaign could actually harm women, warns doctor
# Breast Cancer
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# Breast Cancer

The Sun's breast check campaign could actually harm women, warns doctor

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 22,094 Views 27 Comments

The Sun’s campaign has divided critics in the UK with its photographs of topless women examining their breasts.

# bmj - Friday 27 July, 2012

Shift work increases the risk of heart problems
# Shift Work
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# Shift Work

Shift work increases the risk of heart problems

Jul 27th 2012, 9:09 AM 3,937 Views 24 Comments

Shift work increases the risk of heart attack by 23 per cent and stroke by five per cent.

# bmj - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Sleeping tablets 'increase risk of cancer and death'
# Health
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# Health

Sleeping tablets 'increase risk of cancer and death'

Feb 28th 2012, 8:18 AM 3,309 Views 9 Comments

A new study in the British Medical Journal found that the tablets could have caused more than 300,000 deaths in the United States alone.