• Support for a UK 'no jab, no school' vaccination policy
    Support for a UK 'no jab, no school' vaccination policy

    Study finds current vaccination policies are insufficient to achieve and maintain measles elimination in the UK.

  • Fenspiride: EMA urges withdrawal of marketing authorisations
    Fenspiride: EMA urges withdrawal of marketing authorisations

    The decision follows the publication of new evidence suggesting a concerning risk of adverse cardiac events.

  • Medical abortion can be safely extended to 70 days

    94.9% had a complete abortion.

  • Acute heart failure: malnutrition linked to 3-fold short-term mortality risk

    Brief ED screen may allow for timely intervention.

  • Lipid checks boost statin adherence among patients with ASCVD

    Routine checks with statin initiation or dose change increase appropriate use.

  • Intrapartum glucose monitoring in GDM: tight glycemic control offers little benefit

    Tight maternal glucose management during labor did not improve neonatal glycemia.

  • NKF 2019—Malnutrition in dialysis patients predicts increased skin autofluorescence

    Dietary improvement is associated with stable or reduced marker of mortality risk.

  • UK has around 4 million individuals under 65 with untreated hypertension
    UK has around 4 million individuals under 65 with untreated hypertension

    New estimates from the British Heart Foundation.

  • Attacks on health workers soar in 2018
    Attacks on health workers soar in 2018

    The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition has published new data on the numbers of health workers killed, injured and kidnapped in conflict areas.

  • Prior eating disorders linked to long-term depression risk for mothers
    Prior eating disorders linked to long-term depression risk for mothers

    More training for practitioners on recognising eating disorders in pregnancy could reduce the long-term burden of depression, experts say.

  • Glucosamine linked to reduced CVD risk

    Supplement is thought to reduce arthritis-related pain.

  • Pediatric sports physicals: mental health evaluation in updated guidance

    Guidance also includes more information for female, transgender athletes.

  • Dementia risk reduction: WHO guidelines
    Dementia risk reduction: WHO guidelines

    Experts say multi-complex supplementation should not be recommended to reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

  • PHE publishes heatwave plan for England
    PHE publishes heatwave plan for England

    A medication review could be worthwhile in at-risk individuals.

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