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Ministers scrap data collection on NHS staff assaults

  • International Medical Press

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

  • International Medical Press

England to ban ‘supersized’ chocolate bars in hospitals

  • International Medical Press

DH announces state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs

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No strategy predominates managing eosinophilic esophagitis | WCG
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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No strategy predominates managing eosinophilic esophagitis | WCG

Patients maintained on a PPI were just as likely as those off PPI to remain symptomatic.

Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ
  • UK Medical News
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Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ

From 23 October 2017, patients who are unable to establish their entitlement to free care, will be charged upfront for treatment.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pediatr Allergy Immunol
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Obesity is a risk factor for repeat hospitalizations in pediatric asthma

Obesity is also a factor in length of stay.

Many patients with celiac disease inadvertently consume gluten daily | WCG
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Many patients with celiac disease inadvertently consume gluten daily | WCG

Consumption of foods containing gluten was influenced by sex and significantly higher for unmarried vs married patients.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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A NHS success story

Taking positive lessons

New global initiatives to reduce deaths from NCDs to be unveiled
  • Global Medical News
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New global initiatives to reduce deaths from NCDs to be unveiled

In 2015, non-communicable diseases were responsible for 40 million deaths, representing 70 per cent of all deaths worldwide.

World Medical Association questions evidence for medicinal cannabis
  • Global Medical News
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World Medical Association questions evidence for medicinal cannabis

The World Medical Association assembly was told the evidence supporting the use of medicinal cannabis is "inconsistent and of low to moderate quality".

New gene pinpointed for peanut allergy
  • Global Medical News
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New gene pinpointed for peanut allergy

The gene is associated with an increased risk of both peanut allergy and food allergy.

WHO launches international commission on noncommunicable diseases
  • Global Medical News
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WHO launches international commission on noncommunicable diseases

The Commission’s aim will be to identify ways to curb the world’s biggest causes of death.

Network of parliamentary advocates for rare diseases launched
  • Global Medical News
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Network of parliamentary advocates for rare diseases launched

The European representative organisation for patients with rare diseases says the initiative will ensure strong international and local action.

World Medical Association Assembly to consider revised physician's oath
  • Global Medical News
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World Medical Association Assembly to consider revised physician's oath

The general assembly of the World Medical Association begins today.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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Spend more and save money?

Improving patient care and still saving money

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol
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Calcium channel blockers for asthma

A meta-analysis finds FEV1 improvements.

Are killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccines effective for cholera?
  • The Lancet Infectious Diseases
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Are killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccines effective for cholera?

Results from meta-analysis.