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EpidemiologyNeurology

Road and rail noise have been associated with a 16-18% increase in risk of dementia in people over 60 years of age.

Cantuaria et al., BMJ, 8 September 2021

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Neurology

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Treatment options such as dual antiplatelet therapy are pivotal in treating minor non-cardioembolic stroke. However, it is not well studied if dual therapy with aspirin and ticagrelor improves efficacy and safety compared to aspirin alone.

Wang et al., JAMA Neurology, 1 September 2021

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Dental Medicine

Extraction of non impacted third molar may have positive periodontal influence on neighbouring second molar, since it has led to decrease in concentration of inflammatory markers as well as microbial richness.

Tian et al., International Journal of Oral Science, 7 February 2021

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Nutrition and Obesity

People who took more than 7000 steps per day are associated with a 55-72% decrease in risk of premature mortality compared with those who took less than 7000 steps daily.

Paluch et al., JAMA Network Open, 1 September 2021

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