For more about Dr Hairy’s Research Summaries, visit http://www.drhairy.org/concrete5/index.php/research-summaries/ . Subjects covered this time:
Margaret McCartney: Don’t be bullied into prescribing Tamiflu
The General Medical Council and doctors’ financial interests
Weight change and risk of fracture in postmenopausal women
The drooling child
Margaret McCartney: Industry’s interest in diagnosing more dementia
Is it a stroke?
Long working hours are linked to risky alcohol consumption
How much is too much breast screening?
Type 2 diabetes and risk of cancer
Quantifying and monitoring overdiagnosis in cancer screening: a systematic review of methods
Should doctors encourage patients to record consultations?