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Not sure what to expect at the 2019 BHP Research Showcase? Our free public event will be held at @qehbham on Fri 17 May, where you can get hands-on with our health research. If you want to #BePartOfResearch, take a look through our exhibitor info THREAD > birminghamhealthpartners.co.uk/research-showc…
Our #cardiology stand will focus on current studies that are changing & saving the lives of our patients. Our cardiology team is one of the largest in the UK and works closely with @ICVS_UoB to treat every type of #heartdisease
#BePartOfResearch
.@UmbrellaHealth is the home of #sexualhealth services for Brum & Solihull. They'll be here with interactive displays highlighting research into #HIV and #STIs, including #antimicrobialresistance and bacterial vaginosis >> umbrellahealth.co.uk
#BePartOfResearch
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by @Bruno_Brunelli
#MIT's virtually indestructible robot can backflip.
This is the story of Margaret Hamilton, one of the world's first software engineers.

#WomensDay

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#GE @generalelectric launches #Invenia #ABUS 2.0 in US.

US #breastcancer patients with dense tissue now have another option for detecting the presence of tumors in the form of #GEHealthcare’s Invenia Automated Breast #Ultrasound (ABUS) 2.0.

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(Thread alert!) This review provides some extremely clear figures that explain not just why #LDL matters for #heartdisease but also HOW it matters | onlinejacc.org/content/72/10/… (1/10)
First of all, it's never about what your LDL happens to be right now. It's about what you've been exposed to your whole life. Sometimes you see denialists cite cross-sectional studies (with no follow-up time) as evidence that LDL doesn't matter. This is why that's wrong. (2/10)
This is a very clear illustration how risk manifests over time. Most of us get CVD at some age - with lower lifetime exposure, you can push it further and further. Perhaps until you die of something else. (3/10)
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1/ Important study on #antidepressants & #heartdisease. 6 months of Rx for even minor depression in #cardiac patients offers protection against adverse events (heart attack, death, etc) seen for many (8+) years out. bit.ly/2LBZPuM @JAMA_current # of interesting points...
2/ The effects of meds on mood were the same as those in many other studies, 2-3 points difference on symptoms, NNT to remission between 5 & 6, effect size under .4 …& this difference, often dismissed as minor, was associated with marked benefits in terms of overall health...
3/ it looks as if treating about 10 patients early on prevents one heart attack, w & other benefits for heart (& overall) health. Benefits were larger in those whose mood disorder remitted & those who completed the trial. So: good news. Brief inexpensive Rx w lasting benefits...
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