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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

  • International Medical Press

Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

  • International Medical Press

NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

  • International Medical Press

Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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Asthma: clinical management in adults and children
  • The Lancet
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Asthma: clinical management in adults and children

Review also focusses on emerging therapies, controversies, and uncertainties in asthma management

Lung Disease: Monthly Essentials January 2018
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Lung Disease: Monthly Essentials January 2018

Breathing retraining for asthma | LABAs/LAMAs increase CVD events in COPD.

  • Clinical Guidance Summaries from NICE
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NICE asthma guidance: a summary of recommendations

New evidence-based guidance for diagnosis, monitoring, and management.

BTS issues call for co-chairs of new guideline development groups
  • UK Medical News
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BTS issues call for co-chairs of new guideline development groups

The British Thoracic Society is expected to commission 2 new guidelines in 2018.

Have your say on the new national asthma guidelines
  • UK Medical News
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Have your say on the new national asthma guidelines

But you’ll have to be quick; the deadline is fast approaching.

Study links asthma and allergic rhinitis with cataracts
  • Global Medical News
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Study links asthma and allergic rhinitis with cataracts

Atopic dermatitis is not associated with the development of cataracts.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Acad Dermatol
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Atopic dermatitis: is antihistamine treatment common?

Treatment lacks official recommendation.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMJ Open
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Pediatric asthma: evidence weak for subcutaneous or sublingual immunotherapy

Much of the older, favorable evidence predates the era of ICSs.

Can modified baby formula prevent type 1 diabetes?
  • Global Medical News
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Can modified baby formula prevent type 1 diabetes?

Findings from the TRIGR trial suggest cow's milk does not play a critical role in the development of type 1 diabetes.

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

Is 2 days of dex enough in pediatric asthma? | Beta-blockers and hospitalization in COPD with HF.

Predicting persistent asthma in children with wheeze
  • UK Medical News
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Predicting persistent asthma in children with wheeze

A new study identifies key factors that predict persistent asthma and one major factor that could help protect against it.

Self-taught breathing retraining improves asthma symptoms
  • UK Medical News
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Self-taught breathing retraining improves asthma symptoms

Self-taught breathing retraining was associated with improved QoL, symptom control, mood, and daily functioning.

Department of Health advice on hydrocortisone sodium phosphate shortage
  • UK Medical News
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Department of Health advice on hydrocortisone sodium phosphate shortage

Stocks of hydrocortisone sodium phosphate 100 mg injection are not expected to be restored until later 2018.

Omalizumab may improve the efficacy of food desensitisation in children
  • Global Medical News
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Omalizumab may improve the efficacy of food desensitisation in children

The drug may moderate the immune system's response to trigger foods, allowing people to begin food desensitisation.