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Obesity rates rise as adolescence approaches

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HEE launches ‘Cancer Workforce Plan for England’

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One-fifth of GP appointments in Scotland are ‘no-shows’

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Add folic acid to flour, urge health ministers

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Scarfs protect against asthma attacks, charity says

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‘Dangerous’ diet pills bypassing health system

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  • Clinical Summaries from BMJ Open
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UK survey finds high prevalence of obesity among nurses

Obesity prevalence among nurses is significantly higher than other HCPs.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Care
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New diabetes care standards include explicit recommendations for patients with cardiovascular disease

Evidence-based recommendations cover many aspects of diabetes screening, prevention, and care.

  • Oncology Conference reports
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SABCS 2017 - Acupuncture puts a pin in aromatase inhibitor pain

Acupuncture therapy relieves pain caused by aromatase inhibitors taken to prevent breast cancer recurrence.

Inadequate regulation for vaginal mesh products exposed women to unnecessary harm
  • UK Medical News
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Inadequate regulation for vaginal mesh products exposed women to unnecessary harm

A team from Oxford University found that evidence from large pragmatic trials did not emerge until 20 years after the first products were introduced.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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Elizabethkingia infections in children: sporadic but often severely chronic

Elizabethkingia cases in US children surpass numbers in other countries.

  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Transplant
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Post-LT HCV: extended DCV+SOF±RBV delivers high SVR12

Multicenter Italian study of patients with severe fibrosis, cirrhosis.

Liver Disease: Monthly Essentials December 2017
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Liver Disease: Monthly Essentials December 2017

New ACP/CDC HBV guidelines | First 2-dose Hep B vaccine approved | Alcohol and metabolic defects raise liver disease risk | Cirrhosis risk with PPIs in chronic HCV.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cliin Infect Dis
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HIV: data confirm long-term benefits of early cART

Immediate initiation during primary infection yields sustained clinical benefits.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer
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Stomach cancer: survival still relatively low in the US

CONCORD-2 data show slight rise in OS from 2001 to 2009.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer
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Lung cancer: survival improving, but still relatively low in the US

CONCORD-2 data show higher mortality among blacks vs whites, especially with localized disease.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cancer
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Pregnancy-associated breast cancer: poorer prognosis tied to adverse tumor characteristics

Findings are reassuring that pregnancy itself does not exacerbate prognosis.

MI risk significantly elevated in epilepsy | AES
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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MI risk significantly elevated in epilepsy | AES

Prior findings have been inconsistent regarding epilepsy and subsequent MI risk.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Nebulized magnesium is iffy for acute asthma: an updated meta-analysis

Benefit, if any, remains uncertain.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Dermatol Ther (Heidelb)
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GPSS: a new PRO measure for genital psoriasis

A new tool for assessing treatment efficacy in clinical practice.