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Ministers scrap data collection on NHS staff assaults

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Overseas visitors policy threat to all, say experts

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Prioritize child health in policy-making, says RCPCH

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GP referrals reduce diabetes risk in third of patients

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England to ban ‘supersized’ chocolate bars in hospitals

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DH announces state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs

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Improvements in UK foot care services reduced amputations
  • Clinical Summaries from Diabet Med
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Improvements in UK foot care services reduced amputations

The provision of 10 key foot care services has dramatically reduced the incidence of diabetes-related lower limb amputations.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Acad Dermatol
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NCDB analysis: how does surgical timing affect melanoma survival?

Study suggests the importance of expeditious treatment of stage I patients

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer
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Metastatic melanoma: add-on everolimus fails to improve CPB outcomes

Data from a phase 2 randomized trial of combination carboplatin-paclitaxel-bevacizumab.

ESMO announces winner of first award for immuno-oncology
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ESMO announces winner of first award for immuno-oncology

The ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology was created this year in commemoration of the organisation’s first President, Prof Georges Mathé.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol
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Psoriasis: is apremilast safe and effective in real-world practice?

Real-world data on apremilast efficacy are scarce.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Invest Dermatol
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Psoriasis: British registry study nixes link between biologics, serious infection

Risk for serious infection should not affect treatment selection.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Arthritis Res Ther
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Antirheumatic therapy linked to improved cardiovascular function

Results of a small study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Epilepsia
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Epilepsy: newer AEDs carry lower risk for SJS/TEN

A case-control study of 2400 patients from the UK-based Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

  • 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
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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
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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".

Modern successor to the Hippocratic Oath approved at WMA Assembly
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Modern successor to the Hippocratic Oath approved at WMA Assembly

The current pledge is used by doctors across the world.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Acad Dermatol
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Atopic dermatitis: systematic review supports limiting oral steroids

An analysis of 52 reviews and 12 studies.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Cancer
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Advanced melanoma: pembrolizumab tops ipilimumab for HRQoL

Data from KEYNOTE-006 randomized phase 3 trial.