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..Tranexamic acid in UGI bleeding: more harm than good?...(04:35)
HALT-IT Trial Collaborators. “Effects of a high-dose 24-h infusion of tranexamic acid on death and thromboembolic events in patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding (HALT-IT): an international randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.” Lancet (London, England) vol. 395,10241 (2020): 1927-1936. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30848-5

...Cocoa beans in acute ischaemic stroke?...(08:15)
Modrau, Boris et al. “Theophylline as an Add-On to Thrombolytic Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial.” Stroke vol. 51,7 (2020): 1983-1990.

...Ticagrelor for stroke prevention?...(12:40)
Johnston, S Claiborne et al. “Ticagrelor and Aspirin or Aspirin Alone in Acute Ischemic Stroke or TIA.” The New England journal of medicine vol. 383,3 (2020): 207-217.

...Probiotics for your mood?... (16:28)
Noonan S, Zaveri M, Macaninch E, et al Food & mood: a review of supplementary prebiotic and probiotic interventions in the treatment of anxiety and depression in adults BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020

...Probiotics in care homes... (22:15)
Butler, Christopher C et al. “Effect of Probiotic Use on Antibiotic Administration Among Care Home Residents: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” JAMA vol. 324,1 (2020): 47-56.

...Tofu to reduce mortality?... (25:11)
Cai, Xiaoyan et al. “Association between prediabetes and risk of all cause mortality and cardiovascular disease: updated meta-analysis.” BMJ (Clinical research ed.) vol. 370 m2297. 15 Jul. 2020,

...Coffee time: the facts and myths... (29:16)
van Dam, Rob M et al. “Coffee, Caffeine, and Health.” The New England journal of medicine vol. 383,4 (2020): 369-378.

...Does MTX actually cause ILD?...(33:15)
Juge, Pierre-Antoine et al. “Methotrexate and rheumatoid arthritis associated interstitial lung disease.” The European respiratory journal, 2000337. 9 Jul. 2020,

JOURNALBITES (38:13)
Vitamin D & diabetes prevention
An app for cardiac arrest
Noradrenaline dysregulates the immune response
AI & Skin disease

...Putting the Ash in hand wASH...(42:40)