Dr Hairy’s Research Summaries & quiz for March 2018 are now online. Subjects covered this time:
Can we usefully stratify patients according to suicide risk?
Low vitamin D levels as a risk factor for cancer
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The responses to the “cancer drugs scandal” must fully involve patients—an essay by Tessa Richards
How Europe copes with flu
Sixty seconds on . . . loneliness
“Where there is life, there is hope”
Trimethoprim use for urinary tract infection and risk of adverse outcomes in older patients: cohort study
Large study is “robust” evidence of link between chronic heavy drinking and dementia
Are expanding disease definitions unnecessarily labelling women with polycystic ovary syndrome?
Sex robots: the irreplaceable value of humanity
This is the last set of Research Summaries in the present series: we’ll now take a couple of months off to put this series in book form and prepare ourselves for the next one, which will probably commence in June or July.