Early diagnosis of autism with functional magnetic resonance imaging

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Understanding of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) has rapidly…

Hemorrhagic events in patients treated with ASA: high risk over age 75

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Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) may be among the most commonly prescribed…

The usefulness of non-invasive home ventilation in patients with COPD

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive…

The risk of congenital malformations grows with maternal weight gain

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For several years it has been shown that maternal obesity increases…

Smarter children live longer

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A recent study from the United Kingdom evaluated the relationship…

New ESC guidelines on syncope

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Nine years after the publication of its last edition, the European…

Are patients with heart failure at a higher risk of developing cancer?

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We know that most cancer treatments can cause potential cardiac…

Alterations of intestinal flora induced by non-antibiotic drugs

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The human microbiome is the set of microorganisms that live on…

Obesity and overweight continue to grow in the world

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The data are now established: Obesity and overweight are constantly…

People who drink coffee live longer

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Even though excessive coffee consumption has for many years been…

Azithromycin in the treatment of bronchial asthma

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Bronchial asthma is certainly among the most frequent chronic…

The more hours you work, the more you risk atrial fibrillation

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Several recent studies have revealed new risk factors for atrial…

Nocturnal apnea in adolescents: structural and neuromotor risk factors

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In the last few months we have reported different studies that…

Adverse effects of statins: better to continue therapy anyway

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Statins are among the most prescribed drugs in the world and…

Cells of eternal youth have been identified

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The quest for eternal youth is inherent in man and has always…

The worldwide impact of COPD and asthma is high and still growing

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The latest global estimates indicate an enormous impact of the…

We must eat more fats and fewer carbohydrates to reduce mortality

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Data from this recent study could revolutionize nutrition claims…

Patent foramen ovale: Better to close or anti-aggregate?

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In primary prevention, how a patient with patent foramen ovale…

Four new Guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology

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At its recent annual conference held in Barcelona, the European…

The role of physicians in end of life care: Position Paper from the American College of Physicians on assisted suicide

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Assisted suicide is an extremely complex subject that has ethical,…

A mass spectrometer in a pen, capable of recognizing cancer cells

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The possibility of obtaining precise immediate information on…

Skipping breakfast exposes people to a higher risk of atherosclerosis

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People have increasingly divergent eating habits, but many studies…

Inhibitors of the Renin-angiotensin system for the treatment of tumours

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Inhibitors of the Renin-angiotensin system are extremely common…

A monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis: Romosozumab

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Monoclonal antibodies are being used ever more frequently for…

How is the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease changing?

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Inflammatory bowel diseases, that is Crohn's disease and ulcerative…

The risk of thromboembolic events in pregnancy is higher than expected

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Thrombosis in pregnancy is not a particularly rare event, and…

Update on insomnia: Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations

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Insomnia is a very general term that includes different types…

Lower incidence of neoplasms in patients using Warfarin

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Just when Warfarin seemed destined to a slow but inexorable decline,…

What are the best strategies to prevent the elderly from falling?

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The percentage of elderly people in society is constantly increasing,…

Further increases in life expectancy. Japan and Spain in pole position

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On 10 November the periodic report of the OECD (Organization…

Diesel engine pollution may induce pulmonary arterial hypertension

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A recent study on mice showed that diesel engine exhaust may…

Diuretics in the treatment of heart failure: A review

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Diuretics are among the most used drugs in the treatment of heart…

New perspectives in the treatment of migraine: Monoclonal antibodies

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The 30 November issue of the New England Journal of Medicine…

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