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Ministers scrap data collection on NHS staff assaults

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Overseas visitors policy threat to all, say experts

  • International Medical Press

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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Cholecystectomy should be performed before weight loss surgery
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Cholecystectomy should be performed before weight loss surgery

A new study suggests the timing of cholecystectomy and weight loss surgery may help prevent complications.

ESMO announces winner of first award for immuno-oncology
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ESMO announces winner of first award for immuno-oncology

The ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology was created this year in commemoration of the organisation’s first President, Prof Georges Mathé.

Almost half of GPs experience burnout
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Almost half of GPs experience burnout

The research will be presented at the European General Practice Research Network meeting this week.

One in five see someone needing CPR but majority do not act
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One in five see someone needing CPR but majority do not act

Rates of bystander CPR are as low as 39 per cent in some parts of the UK.

Evaluating interventions for HCV prevention in people who inject drugs
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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.

WMA postpones 2019 Assembly amid safety concerns
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WMA postpones 2019 Assembly amid safety concerns

The World Medical Association said it would be unable to guarantee the safety of delegates.

  • 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.

  • 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

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 Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Flu vaccine offers little protection against pediatric ear infection

Results of a Cochrane review.

  • 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.