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ASCO 2017 - Melanoma brain mets: nivolumab+ipilimumab deliver promising phase 2 results

Better numbers in treatment-naive vs prior BRAFi, plus some toxicity.

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Single-gene mutations that lead to atopic dermatitis identified

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Unbiased, credible data on violence against health care in Syria

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Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma

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ASCO 2017 - Survival data supports pembrolizumab in first-line melanoma

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BMJ and Oxford University target 'questionable integrity' of medical research

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  • Clinical Essentials from US Food and Drug Administration
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FDA approves Baxdela for acute bacterial skin infections

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Medicine information leaflets ‘impenetrable’ and ‘unreadable’

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Call for improved GP resources as postnatal depression missed

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BMA: government fails to acknowledge NHS ‘at breaking point’

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Study clarifies cancer risk for BRCA gene mutations

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Medicine information leaflets too complex, say experts

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Icatibant effective for acute attacks of HAE in adults | EAACI
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Icatibant effective for acute attacks of HAE in adults | EAACI

Median TOSR was 1.75 h in the eight enrolled patients.

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Doctors must become more data literate
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Doctors must become more data literate

The new Health Trends Report says the tradition ways of conducting research and engaging in patient care are simply not enough in contemporary medicine.

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European doctors back cycling strategy
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European doctors back cycling strategy

Organisations across Europe, including the Standing Committee of European Doctors, have called on the European Commission to develop an EU cycling strategy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg
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Cutaneous melanoma: SLN biopsy status strongly predicts survival

SLNB was the strongest prognostic indicator, across all Breslow thicknesses.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Oncol
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MCRC: less hand-foot syndrome with S-1 vs capecitabine

Data from the phase 3 SALTO trial show reduced incidence, severity.

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Skin Disease: Monthly Essentials June 2017
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Skin Disease: Monthly Essentials June 2017

Anti-MRSA antibiotic for uncomplicated cellulitis? | 4 phenotypes of childhood atopic dermatitis | Guidelines for screening pediatric psoriasis patients.

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Seven of 10 adolescents with eczema aren't given  glucocorticoids | EAACI
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Seven of 10 adolescents with eczema aren't given glucocorticoids | EAACI

Among participants, 73% had mild, 17% moderate, and 10% severe eczema.

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  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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Do you understand new contract ideas?

It is important for GPs to fully understand what is on offer and what could be the implications for them.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Radiol
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Unresectable melanoma liver mets: 90Y radioembolization shows promise

Systematic review reveals "encouraging effects" on disease control and survival.

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1 in 3 EU deaths in under 75s could be avoided
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1 in 3 EU deaths in under 75s could be avoided

Myocardial infarction accounted for 32 per cent of total avoidable deaths in those aged less than 75.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Cancer
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Melanoma: BRAF heterogeneity apparent in primary-metastatic vs metastatic-metastatic lesions

Meta-analysis shows "clinically meaningful" difference in BRAF status.

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Principle of ‘medical neutrality in times of conflict’ must be applied during Brexit talks
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Principle of ‘medical neutrality in times of conflict’ must be applied during Brexit talks

Six leading doctors’ organisations say the principle of medical neutrality must be applied to Brexit negotiations to avoid collateral damage to patients.

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Metastatic melanoma: phase 2 data support induction ipilimumab+ temozolomide

Clinical activity was observed with an induction regimen of ipilimumab plus 4 cycles of temozolomide.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Topical antimicrobial dressings may improve foot-ulcer healing in diabetes

Cochrane review suggests benefit for antimicrobial dressings, but overall data limited.

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