Dr Hairy’s Research Summaries, June 2017

The research summaries and quiz for June 2017 are now online. Subjects covered this time:

Efficacy and effectiveness of screen and treat policies in prevention of type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of screening tests and interventions

BMJ 2017;356:i6538

Screen and intervene to prevent diabetes?

BMJ 2017;356:i6800

Solanezumab and the amyloid hypothesis for Alzheimer’s disease

BMJ 2016;355:i6771

Challenges of managing chronic pain

BMJ 2017;356:j741

Prevention of falls in older people living in the community

BMJ 2016;353:i1419

An approach to hypopigmentation

BMJ 2017;356:i6534

New diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome

BMJ 2017;356:i6456

Risk of heart failure after community acquired pneumonia: prospective controlled study with 10 years of follow-up

BMJ 2017;356:j413

Effectiveness and safety of reduced dose non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants and warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: propensity weighted nationwide cohort study

BMJ 2017;356:j510

Is tonsillectomy recommended in adults with recurrent tonsillitis?

BMJ 2017;357:j1450

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