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NICE approves ‘breakthrough’ breast cancer drugs

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Scotland steps up fight against alcohol abuse

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One-in-five EEA doctors plan to leave UK

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Scotland to tackle GP workforce deficit

  • International Medical Press

HPV vaccine could mean only 3 smear tests in lifetime

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NHS chief calls for £30bn to avoid waiting list crisis

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Routine access granted to 2 life-extending drugs for breast cancer
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Routine access granted to 2 life-extending drugs for breast cancer

Approval came after price cuts and additional evidence on efficacy.

Can non-rifamycin antibiotics alter the efficacy of hormonal contraceptives?
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Can non-rifamycin antibiotics alter the efficacy of hormonal contraceptives?

Results from a systematic review.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol
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HCV-3: LDV/SOF + RBV yields 94% clearance rate

12 wk course does well in a real-world setting.

Psoriasis linked to risk for type 2 diabetes
  • Global Medical News
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Psoriasis linked to risk for type 2 diabetes

The risk of developing diabetes was 64% higher in psoriasis patients with at least 10% of body surface area affected.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Hematol
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MDS/MPN: ruxolitinib + azacytidine fares well in phase 2 trial

More than a half of patients achieved response.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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Early breast cancer: duloxetine effective for AI-induced arthralgia

Data from SWOG's S1202 randomized, double-blind, phase 3 trial.

Qualitative analysis of high-value care practices in oncology
  • JAMA Oncology
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Qualitative analysis of high-value care practices in oncology

The study identified potentially transferable attributes of high-value care.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
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HIV: BMD decline more rapid in older women vs men

Femoral neck BMD declines twice as fast, even after adjusting for confounders.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet Psychiatry
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Paternal, adolescent depression linked

The study suggests that efforts to prevent childhood depression should involve fathers as well as mothers.

  • Clinical Essentials from World J Surg Oncol
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PTC: which factors predict BRAF V600E false-negative on FNA?

Factors include old age, indeterminate pathology results, and subtype.

  • Clinical Essentials from Invest New Drugs
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NSCLC: add-on dulanermin boosts PFS in phase 3 trial

Data show synergistic effect with chemotherapy, favorable toxicity profile.

  • Clinical Essentials from World J Urol
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Localized PCa: RP, RT extend survival in older men

Survival benefit observed for Gleason grade II-V, but not I.

Diabetes: Monthly Essentials November 2017
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Diabetes: Monthly Essentials November 2017

Suboptimal diabetes screening for the severely mentally ill | Antidepressants linked to pediatric T2DM risk | Language guidelines for diabetes encounters | Diabetes specialists underestimate NAFLD burden.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Gastroenterol
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Weekend admission worse than weekday for some patients with GI bleed

Higher mortality found in meta-analysis.