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Electrocardiography in suspected angina
BCG vaccination in children
Falls in older people
International regulation of alcohol
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PRESCRIBING PLACEBOS
Generic substitution of drugs is set to be introduced in 2010
Resources must be diverted to allow people to die at home
UK government hopes to introduce new “fit note” in 2009
HIV testing should rise in areas of high prevalence
Scotland sets six week target for diagnostic tests from April 2009
More staff training needed to promote breast feeding when babies leave neonatal care
Uninsured people get poor deal from organ donation in the US
Doctors in South Dakota must warn women who seek abortion they are terminating human life
First patient is given bioengineered bronchus transplant
FDA opens offices in China to regulate exported drugs
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Global forum recommends developing countries have greater say in setting research priorities
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