Doctors need only prescribe osteoporosis treatments to prevent fractures, as the medications do not reduce overall mortality…
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Cancers diagnosed after age 85 are more likely to be found at a later stage — despite over-screening in this age group — and…
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Elderly patients with sustained hypertension in midlife followed by hypotension in late life have a greater risk of dementia…
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A retired council worker, whom I’ll call Jack*, presented to me complaining about his poor urinary stream. He lived alone…
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This useful infographic provides GPs with a framework for prescribing long-acting reversible contraceptives as a first-line…
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In patients over 75 with no history of cardiovascular disease, discontinuing statins is associated with increased risk of…
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I have a dilemma about Rose (not her real name), a 92-year-old woman with dementia, who lives in residential care. For…
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People over 60 are at high risk of developing frailty, but GPs can help reduce this by screening older patients for the…
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