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RCGP welcomes ‘future-proof’ plans for GP training

  • International Medical Press

‘Heat-not-burn’ cigarettes detrimental to health

  • International Medical Press

NHS England: extended GP hours in London

  • International Medical Press

Health boss resigns over poor NHS funding

  • International Medical Press

Wales to invest extra £68m in primary care

  • International Medical Press

Obesity rates rise as adolescence approaches

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Kidney cancer patients get access to another treatment option
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Kidney cancer patients get access to another treatment option

Previously treated patients with advanced RCC to benefit.

  • Clinical Essentials from HIV Med
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HCV/HIV: ANRS HC31 SOFTRIH confirms LDV/SOF efficacy

High HCV-1 clearance rates, even in cirrhosis.

Could artificial intelligence help detect diabetic retinopathy?
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Could artificial intelligence help detect diabetic retinopathy?

Researchers are reporting positive results from a study that used machine learning to screen almost 500,000 retinal images.

A cup of tea a day keeps glaucoma away
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A cup of tea a day keeps glaucoma away

The associated was seen with daily consumption of hot tea, but neither iced tea or hot coffee appeared to have an impact on glaucoma risk.

  • Global Clinical Summaries
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FDA launches tool to optimize antimicrobial drug selection

Clinicians can now access antifungal, antibacterial susceptibility test criteria without waiting for manufacturer updates

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Surg
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Many surgery patients go home with unnecessary opioids

This represents an area where physicians can improve opioid prescriptions.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Surg
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Common analgesic adjuvant can reduce opioid use

Though a meta-analysis suggests it may not reduce morphine use in shorter term

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Oncol
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Early breast cancer: local recurrence more common with NACT vs ACT

Meta-analysis of 10 randomized controlled trials by Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group.

  • Clinical Essentials from Blood.
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R/R HL: salvage brentuximab vedotin + nivolumab delivers impressive response

Phase 1/2 interim results show an overall response rate of 82%.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Biol Psychiatry
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Optimizing transcranial direct current stimulation for depression

Previous meta-analysis showed wide variability of efficacy among studies.

Second line treatments improve HRQoL in pediatric ITP | ASH
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Second line treatments improve HRQoL in pediatric ITP | ASH

Rituximab had the greatest impact in decreasing fatigue at 1 mo.

Heart Disease: Monthly Essentials December 2017
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Heart Disease: Monthly Essentials December 2017

CPR international consensus recommendations | A call for newborn CHD screening | ACC decision pathway for bleeding management with anticoagulants.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Br J Dermatol
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Atopic dermatitis: long-term data support off-label methotrexate/azathioprine

Evidence for 5-year effectiveness and safety.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Trichomonas vaginalis most often detected during perimenopause

There may be increased susceptibility at later age.