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Route of administration of testosterone therapy affects cardiovascular risk

Oral administration of testosterone replacement therapy leads to significant cardiovascular risk

Tracheostomy tube_Wikimedia_Klaus D Peter, Wiehl, Germany

Percutaneous versus surgical tracheostomy: which is best?

Percutaneous tracheostomy can be performed faster than surgical tracheostomy with a lower rate of stoma inflammation and infection


The safety and cardioprotective effects of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors

Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors have anti-remodelling properties and improve cardiac function, while being well tolerated and safe.

Baby_Flickr_Pan American Health Organisation

Intervention reduces stress in parents of prematurely born children

Early intervention can reduce stress in parents of prematurely born children to levels of parents of term-born children

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On the road to identifying targets for a P. vivax malaria vaccine

Researchers highlight several antigen-specific antibodies resulting from active infection with Plasmodium vivax, which may act as useful biomarkers

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Subcutaneous continuous glucose monitoring for critically ill patients

Subcutaneous continuous glucose monitoring reduces nursing workload when guiding insulin treatment in critically ill patients

Patient on respirator

Specialised post-anaesthetic care units for fast-track management in cardiac surgery

Cardiac surgery patients cared for in a post-anaesthetic care unit have a shorter length of stay compared to those cared for in ICU

patients monitoring in ICU

Risk of death after percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy

Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) requires careful patient selection, the use of bronchoscopic guidance, and securing the tracheal cannula with sutures

Nurse Assisting Patient Undergoing Mammogram

Breast cancer screening: risks vs benefits

A systematic review and meta-analysis analyses non-breast cancer mortality in women undergoing screening with mammography compared to those not undergoing screening

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Can EPO prevent AKI in patients undergoing cardiac surgery?

A single preventive bolus of erythropoietin may not protect against acute kidney injury (AKI) in at-risk patients undergoing complex valvular heart surgery