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Published: 10 July 2017

Authors: Assoc Professor Jim Reid

In this issue: 

  • Risk of acute MI with NSAIDs in real world use 
  • Comparative safety of AEDs during pregnancy 
  • Single inhaler, triple therapy for COPD 
  • Do reminder devices improve medication adherence? 
  • Respiratory infection can trigger MI 
  • Intra-articular triamcinolone contraindicated for knee OA pain 
  • Antibiotic use during pregnancy and risk of spontaneous abortion 
  • Silk garments for treating childhood eczema? 
  • Magnesium: no apparent benefit in nocturnal leg cramps 
  • Listening to music during pregnancy: benefits for mental health 
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