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Switch From Aspirin to Blood-Thinning Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation (BBC News / NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is recommending that doctors should prescribe newer blood-thinning drugs, rather than aspirin, to treat atrial fibrillation in order to decrease the risk of stroke. Full Text Link Reference Roberts, M. … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews on Various Topics

Some of these articles may be available freely. Access to the full-text of the other articles requires a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment. Mental Health Regan, B. Varanelli, L. (2013). Adjustment, depression, and anxiety in mild cognitive … Continue reading

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