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Overseas visitors policy threat to all, say experts

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Prioritize child health in policy-making, says RCPCH

  • International Medical Press

GP referrals reduce diabetes risk in third of patients

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England to ban ‘supersized’ chocolate bars in hospitals

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DH announces state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs

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Pregabalin to be reclassified following 111 deaths

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Evaluating interventions for HCV prevention in people who inject drugs
  • UK Medical News
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Evaluating interventions for HCV prevention in people who inject drugs

First global review to measure the effect of NSP and OST for preventing HCV transmission in PWID.

  • Clinical Essentials from N. Engl. J. Med
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GLE/PIB is safe, effective for HCV with advanced CKD

Phase 3 EXPEDITION-4 study shows 98% clearance across all major genotypes.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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CDC issues guidance on caring for infants with congenital Zika

New recommendations focus on laboratory tests, clinical malformations

  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Acad Dermatol
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NCDB analysis: how does surgical timing affect melanoma survival?

Study suggests the importance of expeditious treatment of stage I patients

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Radiation Oncol
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Prostate cancer: post-RT PSA bounce a sign of survival?

PSA bounce can increase anxiety among patients.

Does prophylactic up-front LRS benefit survival in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors?
  • JAMA Oncology
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Does prophylactic up-front LRS benefit survival in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors?

Cohort study of 363 asymptomatic patients with stage IV SI-NETs.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J R Soc Med
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CBT reduces repeat suicide risk

CBT has been associated with reduced self-harm, also.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Fam Pract
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PPIs tied to 42% increased risk for CKD

Data from a Taiwanese population-based study.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer
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Metastatic melanoma: add-on everolimus fails to improve CPB outcomes

Data from a phase 2 randomized trial of combination carboplatin-paclitaxel-bevacizumab.

DAA agents allow transplantation of ‘high risk’ organs | AASLD
  • RSi Communications
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DAA agents allow transplantation of ‘high risk’ organs | AASLD

25 anti-HCV- candidates received HCV-IRD organs; HCV disease transmission occurred in 4 (16%).

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017

Hypothermia for TBI? | Antidiabetics and dementia risk | Individualizing PML risk assessment in MS | No benefit with O2 supplementation in stroke.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Arthritis Care Res
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RA: watch out for signs of COPD

The disease may arguably be considered a complication of rheumatoid arthritis.

No strategy predominates managing eosinophilic esophagitis | WCG
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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No strategy predominates managing eosinophilic esophagitis | WCG

Patients maintained on a PPI were just as likely as those off PPI to remain symptomatic.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Heart Rhythm
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MRI risk looks low with legacy pacemakers, abandoned leads

No myocardial damage detected based on biomarker measures.