No excuses: Five medical tests that you should regularly go for!

No excuses: Five medical tests that you should regularly go for!

There are a few medical tests that you should go through to ensure that all is well. Below is a list of few tests that are essential for you. Have a look!

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Snippet: Orlistat vs. metformin on weight loss in PCOS

Snippet: Orlistat vs. metformin on weight loss in PCOS

orlistat and metformin have similar effects in reducing BMI, HOMA, testosterone and insulin in overweight/obese PCOS women.

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Snippet: Naloxone Coprescription for Primary Care Patients Receiving Opioids

Snippet: Naloxone Coprescription for Primary Care Patients Receiving Opioids

Naloxone can be coprescribed to primary care patients prescribed opioids for pain. When advised to offer naloxone to all patients receiving opioids, providers may prioritize those with established risk factors.

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Third MMR Dose May Be Useful in Mumps Outbreaks

Third MMR Dose May Be Useful in Mumps Outbreaks

A third dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine may be considered to help control mumps outbreaks, but proof of efficacy is needed.

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MCI could be dead; new body may nurse medical education in India

MCI could be dead; new body may nurse medical education in India

A committee headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya would submit its report on scrapping Medical Council of India (MCI) to the government next week in view of the poor regulation of medical education by the body.

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Study finds SD-OCT most reliable test

Study finds SD-OCT most reliable test

Researchers found that spectral-domain optical coherence tomography, when used alone, had better expert agreement when comparing its diagnostic performance with stereoscopic disc photographs and automated perimetry in differentiating individuals with early glaucoma from suspects.

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East India’s first cadaver liver transplant in Kolkata

East India’s first cadaver liver transplant in Kolkata

Bolstering efforts to carry out cadaver organ transplants in West Bengal, a team of doctors at a private hospital here on Tuesday night performed what is possibly eastern India's first such liver transplant in the city.

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Placenta-on-a-chip

Placenta-on-a-chip

Researchers have developed the first placenta-on-a-chip that can fully model the transport of nutrients across the placental barrier. The flash-drive-sized device contains two layers of human cells that model the interface between mother and fetus.

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FDA: Bleeding Risk With Antacid-Aspirin Combo

FDA: Bleeding Risk With Antacid-Aspirin Combo

Older adults and those with bleeding risk factors should choose antacids that don't contain aspirin, the FDA warned in a drug safety communication noting continued cases of serious bleeding.

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FDA approves Avedro’s cross-linking system for corneal ectasia following refractive surgery

FDA approves Avedro’s cross-linking system for corneal ectasia following refractive surgery

The FDA has approved the KXL system and two photoenhancers for the treatment of corneal ectasia following refractive surgery, according to an Avedro press release.

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