Acid suppression and vitamin B12 deficiency

On a purely theoretical level, a prolonged suppression of gastric acidity may lead to vitamin B12 deficiency, since acidity favors the extraction of B12 from food, allowing its absorption. A case-control study was thus conducted in California to determine whether the use of PPIs and H2 blockers is associated with vitamin B12 deficiency.

MedNews - (Gastroenterology) - Tue, 9 December 2014
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β-blockers in COPD

There is little to add to the benefits of β-blockers, but the presence of COPD is an obstacle to [...]

MedNews - (Pneumology)
Tue, 9 December 2014
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Serious adverse events of HPV vaccine

Discussion is ongoing concerning the safety of quadrivalent human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, [...]

MedNews - (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Tue, 9 December 2014
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A step forward in personalised, targeted cancer treatment

An EU-funded clinical trial is underway to see if personalised vaccines targeting individual [...]

Cordis - Community Research and Development Information Service - (Oncology)
Tue, 9 December 2014
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New information on genetic architecture of kidney cancer

A new study, conducted under the EU-funded CAGEKID project, has revealed a link between Renal Cell [...]

Cordis - Community Research and Development Information Service - (Oncology)
Tue, 9 December 2014
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The new JNC-8

The new Joint National Committee (JNC-8) for the treatment of hypertension in adults was recently [...]

MedNews - (Cardiology)
Mon, 1 December 2014
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Compression stockings after DVT

Post-thrombotic syndrome has an incidence ranging from 25% to 50% of patients who have experienced [...]

MedNews - (Angiology)
Mon, 1 December 2014
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Antibiotics in COPD

MedNews - (Pneumology) - Mon, 1 December 2014
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How diversity of bacteria influences obesity

Cordis - Community Research and Development Information Service - (Microbiology) - Mon, 1 December 2014
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Skin-like patch to monitor your health

Cordis - Community Research and Development Information Service - (Research and Experimentation) - Mon, 1 December 2014
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Allergens in food: scientific advice updated

European Food Safety Authority - (Allergology) - Mon, 1 December 2014
 http://www.efsa.europa.eu/

Medical Web Radio: ADA 2014 - Focus on the latest studies in diabetes

md-fm.com - (Diabetology) - Mon, 1 December 2014
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Update on parotitis

MedNews - (Infectious Diseases) - Tue, 25 November 2014
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Lifestyle interventions in patients at risk for diabetes

MedNews - (Diabetology) - Tue, 25 November 2014
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HbA1c and severe hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes

MedNews - (Diabetology) - Tue, 25 November 2014
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Gaming technology makes its way into headsets for the visually impaired

Cordis - Community Research and Development Information Service - (Research and Experimentation) - Tue, 25 November 2014
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