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Government to discuss ‘sustainable settlement’ for NHS

  • International Medical Press

NHS winter crisis set to be worse than predicted

  • International Medical Press

NICE approves ‘breakthrough’ breast cancer drugs

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Scotland steps up fight against alcohol abuse

  • International Medical Press

One-in-five EEA doctors plan to leave UK

  • International Medical Press

Scotland to tackle GP workforce deficit

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  • Clinical Summaries from Sci Rep
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Frailty independently predicts dementia risk in older adults

Evidence from the English longitudinal study of ageing.

Symptomatic treatment of lower urinary tract infection: NSAID or antibiotic?
  • UK Medical News
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Symptomatic treatment of lower urinary tract infection: NSAID or antibiotic?

Results from a randomised controlled trial.

C-reactive protein is a potential biomarker for cognitive decline
  • UK Medical News
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C-reactive protein is a potential biomarker for cognitive decline

Findings derived from data analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

  • Clinical Essentials from Br J Haematol
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NHL: potentially inappropriate medications reduce survival in elderly

Almost a half of elderly patients received PIMs at diagnosis.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Oncol
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NSCLC: bevacizumab adds no benefit to adjuvant chemotherapy

Adding bevacizumab to chemotherapy failed to boost OS in phase 3 trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Heart Assoc
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Metformin linked to stroke risk in hemodialysis patients with diabetes

Both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke risk are elevated in metformin users.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Infect Control
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Influenza: booster vaccine extends protection in very elderly patients

Booster shots can attenuate innate, age-related declines in seroprotection.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Intern Med
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New HBV guidelines from ACP and CDC

Reducing HBV prevalence and transmission is a public health priority.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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MS: extracranial vein angioplasty is safe but ineffective

Data from the Brave Dreams randomized controlled trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Heart Assoc
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Combination therapy in Stage 2 hypertension doubles population achieving BP targets

Versus monotherapy, more patients benefit with no difference in tolerability.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci
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For subthreshold anxiety, lavender compound looks effective

Subthreshold anxiety is undertreated but more common than GAD.

Ventilated adults with shock: similar clinical outcomes with enteral and parenteral early nutrition
  • The Lancet
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Ventilated adults with shock: similar clinical outcomes with enteral and parenteral early nutrition

Randomised, controlled, multicentre, open-label, parallel-group study (NUTRIREA-2)

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cancer
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Three autoimmune diseases tied to reduced breast cancer risk

SEER-MEDICARE analysis shows increased risk with psoriasis.

Respiratory Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Respiratory Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017

Probiotics decrease VAP | Probiotics and prebiotics boost flu vaccine response | Saunas may reduce pneumonia risk.