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Funding gap between mental health and acute services widens

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General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

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Emotionally-demanding work and confrontational patients key stressors for GPs

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CQC suspends routine inspections in response to winter pressures

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NHS to save £136m by ‘curbing’ prescription costs

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Adopt new clinical assessment system, urges NHS

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EMA issues alert on Buccolam pre-filled oral syringes
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EMA issues alert on Buccolam pre-filled oral syringes

The European Medicines Agency has received reports of a product defect related to Buccolam plastic pre-filled oral syringes.

Hormone therapy for eating disorder symptoms in transgender people
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Hormone therapy for eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Eating disorder professionals should consider sex identity when assessing a person with eating disorder symptoms, a new study concludes.

Smartphone technologies beneficial for glycaemic control in T2DM patients
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Smartphone technologies beneficial for glycaemic control in T2DM patients

Patients in earlier stages of the disease benefit the most.

Mental illness could stem from adverse childhood experiences
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Mental illness could stem from adverse childhood experiences

Community support can help build protective resilience.

  • Clinical Summaries from Epilepsia
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What prompts epilepsy patients to return to driving after seizure episode?

Findings from a prospective community study.

  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Fam Med.
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HCV: best-practice testing fails to identify hidden cases

Dutch study is the first in Europe to combine public health and primary care strategies.

Post-op mortality rises as weekend nears
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Post-op mortality rises as weekend nears

Compared to procedures performed on Monday, the odds of death were 12 per cent higher for Thursday operations and 24 per cent higher for Friday operations.

How effective are vaccination reminders?
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How effective are vaccination reminders?

An updated Cochrane Review has examined the effectiveness of text messages and traditional forms of reminders in improving vaccination uptake rates.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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STDs: MG affects 1 in 5 young, high-risk women with asymptomatic BV

Testing for mycoplasma genitalium infection is warranted for young, sexually active women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Europace.
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Left atrial appendage electrical isolation adds “substantial” benefit, concludes meta-analysis

Its addition to standard ablation for persistent Afib doesn’t raise stroke, complications risk.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Oncol
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Chemoprevention of ovarian and endometrial cancer with OCs

Long-term OC users had 40% reduced ovarian cancer risk, 34% reduced endometrial cancer risk.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Intern Med
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New guidelines confirm use of corticosteroids for sore throat

They can accelerate pain relief in most cases.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pacing Clin Electrophysiol
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Statins may reduce pacemaker-related infections

Do the drugs have an antibacterial effect?

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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How long is too long? Second stage of labor and maternal and neonatal outcomes

Neonatal morbidity, mortality rates increase then plateau after 4-4.5 hours.