Breaking News! A High Fibre Diet Is The Way To Go!!
It's official! The Lancet says a high fibre diet is the way to go!!!...
Can lancets be reused?
The Contour gives an error message if I try to reuse a test strip but the Freestyle did not concern itself with that and experiments showed t...
MedPage Today - ADT, Sex Top QOL Problems in Prostate Cancer
Lancet Oncology confirms what most here at this forum already know. As reported in MedPage Today medpagetoday.com/hematology......
New study - American large study showing that ovarian cancer patients taking aspirin or NSAIDs have a better survival rate
I think this article is very important, and should have been better publicized so that patients with ovarian cancer would know about it....
New study identifies Lifestyle importance
lifestyle factors stop altzheimers : all the usual advice that afib sufferers have got to know so well can also be very effective in stopping...
Coaguchek XL lancets discontinued
I have a mechanical heart valve and have been self testing my INR since 2012 with a Coaguchek. I have always used the yellow Accu Chek XL lan...
Filling two Medichecks vials by finger prick extraction of blood
@[78643 ] Hi Susie, I saw the post recently where you said you had done a finger prick blood test involving the filling of two vials and wond...
All you need to know about Exenatide
The much anticipated results of a phase 2 clinical trial of exenatide have been published in The Lancet, and have since appeared widely in th...
T3 article based on Dr Pete Taylor’s Lancet report
The NHS cost of a 28-day course of liothyronine – used to treat an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism – rocketed from less than £4.50 to £...
Liothyronine costs and prescriptions in England
Dr Peter Taylor et al have written an article in The Lancet which we are using in our campaign for change: thelancet.com/journals...
Time article on T3 in full
” The NHS has not imposed any national restrictions on prescribing the drug, which is used by about 13,000 people with an underactive thyroid...
Vitamin D supplements don't help bone health, major study concludes
Yesterday's fact transmutes into today's non-fact! Do note that the other possible benefits of vitamin D are subject to ongoing studies....
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine: Three-quarters of COPD cases are linked to childhood risk factors that are exacerbated in adulthood
Three-quarters of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ) cases have their origins in poor lung function pathways beginning in childho...
Three new/recent papers deposited with TUK
I've obtained three new papers of importance to read in full if required - normally behind paywalls: [ b]Reference intervals in the diagnosis...
LATITUDE Study - final survival analysis
New paper below. LATITUDE: Abiraterone Acetate [ ZYTIGA ] + Prednisone with ADT, versus ADT & placebo in newly diagnosed high-risk metastatic...
Lego Lisa the Lancet Lab Tech compares...
For @[90665 ] @[3989 ] @[262845 ] and everyone interested in lancets. Introducing Lego Lisa the Lancet Lab tech!...
Reference intervals in the diagnosis of thyroid dysfunction: treating patients not numbers
Somewhat pie-in-the-sky to imagine thyroid patients who are treated according to this: [ i]Monitoring also needs to be vigilant, and the targ...
Blood won't flow for test
Anyone else have trouble keeping blood flowing for blue horizon home test?? I phoned my GP to ask if I could arrange a normal blood test with...
Only 9% of the population get enough of this?
the Lancet , after analysing 40 years of studies and reports, declares that only 9% of the population eats enough fibre, essential for signif...
THYROID THERAPY IN OPHTHALMIC PRACTICE
Of course, it is imperfect, but it acknowledges the effect of thyroid issues on sight! Two years ago I contributed to the Lancet a paper enti...
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