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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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Does prophylactic up-front LRS benefit survival in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors?
  • JAMA Oncology
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Does prophylactic up-front LRS benefit survival in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors?

Cohort study of 363 asymptomatic patients with stage IV SI-NETs.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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CDC issues guidance on caring for infants with congenital Zika

New recommendations focus on laboratory tests, clinical malformations

DAA agents allow transplantation of ‘high risk’ organs | AASLD
  • RSi Communications
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DAA agents allow transplantation of ‘high risk’ organs | AASLD

25 anti-HCV- candidates received HCV-IRD organs; HCV disease transmission occurred in 4 (16%).

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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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.

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.

Many inpatients with PE and GH undergo endoscopy with low mortality | WCG
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Many inpatients with PE and GH undergo endoscopy with low mortality | WCG

Association between endoscopy and lower mortality persists when controlled for critical illness and condition upon admission.

  • Clinical Essentials from N. Engl. J. Med
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GLE/PIB is safe, effective for HCV with advanced CKD

Phase 3 EXPEDITION-4 study shows 98% clearance across all major genotypes.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Fam Pract
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PPIs tied to 42% increased risk for CKD

Data from a Taiwanese population-based study.

  • 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.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Radiation Oncol
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Prostate cancer: post-RT PSA bounce a sign of survival?

PSA bounce can increase anxiety among patients.

  • Clinical Essentials from Breast Cancer Res Treat
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Breast cancer: high serum selenium predicts longer survival

Selenium supplementation may be considered for patients with low selenium levels.

Antimicrobials and antiepileptics leading causes of pediatric drug-induced liver injury | AASLD
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Antimicrobials and antiepileptics leading causes of pediatric drug-induced liver injury | AASLD

The top five implicated agents were minocycline, valproate, azithromycin, and isoniazid.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Biomarker models predict conversion from MCI to Alzheimer’s disease

A longitudinal cohort study of 525 patients with MCI in the Netherlands.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS ONE
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Coordinated care models promising in opioid use disorder

Systematic review finds patterns in treatment that work.