British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Longer screening intervals possible with HPV-based tests

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden finds that testing for human papilloma virus (HPV) allows for longer time between screening tests when compared to cytology-based testing. The study is published in the scientific ...

Jan 21, 2014
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GP health checks have impact on risk factors

(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide suggests there are ongoing benefits in managing risk factors from annual GP health checks, amid growing international concern that such check-ups do not improve ...

Jan 20, 2014
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Sporting success does affect birth rates

Births in a Catalan region of Spain increased by 16% nine months after FC Barcelona won three major football trophies in 2009, finds a study in the Christmas edition of the BMJ.

Dec 17, 2013
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