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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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Pregabalin to be reclassified following 111 deaths

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New in Endocrinology

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Int J Clin Pract
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Exenatide may improve glycemia in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes

Exenatide also promotes weight loss and may reduce blood pressure.

Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ
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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.

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017

Hypothermia for TBI? | Antidiabetics and dementia risk | Individualizing PML risk assessment in MS | No benefit with O2 supplementation in stroke.

Junior doctors in Poland on hunger strike
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Junior doctors in Poland on hunger strike

A number of junior doctors in Poland have gone on hunger strike over poor pay and working conditions, and healthcare funding.

GP referral to Weight Watchers avoided type 2 diabetes in a third of patients
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GP referral to Weight Watchers avoided type 2 diabetes in a third of patients

A UK primary care referral route to the Weight Watchers diabetes programme could have considerable effect, according to a new study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Pediatrics
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Youth antidepressant use tied to type 2 diabetes

Blood sugar monitoring might be prudent in these patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BJS
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Obesity and gallstones: cholecystectomy should come before gastric bypass

Scandinavian population study uncovers optimal sequence to reduce complications.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Circulation
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New LDL-C estimation method performs well in nonfasting patients

Results may have immediate clinical relevance.

  • 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.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JACC Heart Fail
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DPP-4 inhibitors: use caution in patients with type 2 diabetes and heart failure

Vildagliptin has no major effect on LVEF, but there is an unexplained increase in LV volume.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Endocrine
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Can growth hormone prevent bone loss in non-deficient patients?

A meta-analysis of postmenopausal women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes
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Why do patients with type 2 diabetes stop taking GLP-1 receptor agonists?

Physician perceptions don’t always match patient experiences.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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A NHS success story

Taking positive lessons

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".