1 – Night Shift Work Increases the Risks of Multiple Primary Cancers in Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 61 Articles – Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Online (link to abstract – $ for full-text)
Commentaries: Night shifts raise women’s cancer risk – Medical News Today (free) AND Night Shifts Increase Breast Cancer Risk, Especially for Nurses – Medscape (free registration required) AND Female Night Shift Workers May Have Increased Risk of Common Cancers – American Association for Cancer Research (free)
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Original article: Effect of Routine Low-Dose Oxygen Supplementation on Death and Disability in Adults With Acute Stroke: The Stroke Oxygen Study Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (link to abstract – $ for full-text)
Related guideline: BTS Guideline for oxygen use in healthcare and emergency settings – British Thoracic Society (free)
Commentaries: Climate change adaptation: no one size fits all – The Lancet Planetary Health (free) AND Study of impact of climate change on temperatures suggests more deaths unless action taken – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, via ScienceDaily (free)
10 – Post-exposure prophylaxis with doxycycline to prevent sexually transmitted infections in men who have sex with men: an open-label randomised substudy of the ANRS IPERGAY trial – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (link to abstract – $ for full-text)
Commentaries: Post Exposure Doxycycline in PReP Users May Reduce Risk of Syphilis and Chlamydiae – MedicalResearch (free) AND Doxycycline After Condomless Sex Lowers STI Risk in High-Risk Men – Physician’s First Watch (free) AND Antibiotics could dramatically reduce STIs, study says, raising tough new questions – STAT (free) AND Antibiotics could ‘dramatically reduce’ STIs, STAT says, though findings apply to small group of men – HealthNewsReview (free)