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Time trends in eating disorder incidence
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This study provides further evidence for the stability of anorexia nervosa incidence rates and concludes that decreased symptom recognition and changes in service use might have contributed to observed changes in the incidence of bulimia nervosa. Expand
Risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation associated with Individual non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
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NSAIDS should be used cautiously in patients who have other risk factors for UGIB; these include advanced age, smoking, history of peptic ulcer, and use of oral corticosteroids or anticoagulants. Expand
Addiction rare in patients treated with narcotics.
Multivitamin/folic acid supplementation in early pregnancy reduces the prevalence of neural tube defects.
We examined the relation of multivitamin intake in general, and folic acid in particular, to the risk of neural tube defects in a cohort of 23,491 women undergoing maternal serum alpha-fetoproteinExpand
Epidemiology of anaphylaxis: findings of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Epidemiology of Anaphylaxis Working Group.
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A qualitative review by hand of the major epidemiology studies of anaphylaxis highlighted the importance of broader access to self-injectable epinephrine for high-risk populations and underdiagnosis, especially for those at highest risk. Expand
Risk of hospital admission for idiopathic venous thromboembolism among users of postmenopausal oestrogens
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The risk of idiopathic VTE is about three times higher among current users of replacement oestrogens than among non-users, however, the absolute risk is low for both groups and accounts for only a modest increase in morbidity. Expand
Statin use and cancer risk in the General Practice Research Database
In a matched case–control study using the General Practice Research Database, current statin use was not associated with a significantly altered risk of any of 13 studied cancers. UntreatedExpand
Validation of information recorded on general practitioner based computerised data resource in the United Kingdom.
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Clinical information available on the computer records of the general practitioners who participated in this study is satisfactory for many clinical studies. Expand
Antipsychotic drug use and risk of first-time idiopathic venous thromboembolism: a case-control study
TLDR
Current exposure to conventional antipsychotic drugs significantly increases the risk of idiopathic venous thromboembolism in men and women younger than 60 years of age. Expand
Statins and the risk of dementia
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Individuals of 50 years and older who were prescribed statins had a substantially lowered risk of developing dementia, independent of the presence or absence of untreated hyperlipidaemia, or exposure to nonstatin LLAs. Expand
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