Professional & Business

  • International Medical Press

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

  • International Medical Press

NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

  • International Medical Press

£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

View more

New in Allergy/ Immunology

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Semin Arthritis Rheum
  • 1 comment

Women with RA are likelier to develop COPD, regardless of smoking

But asthma risk is not increased.

New gene pinpointed for peanut allergy
  • Global Medical News
  • 1 comment

New gene pinpointed for peanut allergy

The gene is associated with an increased risk of both peanut allergy and food allergy.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Int J Epidemiol
  • 1 comment

Immune-related conditions increase GBS risk for women

A longitudinal cohort study among more than 1.1 million parous women.

Many patients with celiac disease inadvertently consume gluten daily | WCG
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
  • 1 comment

Many patients with celiac disease inadvertently consume gluten daily | WCG

Consumption of foods containing gluten was influenced by sex and significantly higher for unmarried vs married patients.

BTS/SIGN seeks members for new asthma guidelines taskforce
  • UK Medical News
  • no comment

BTS/SIGN seeks members for new asthma guidelines taskforce

Respiratory medicine specialists and trainees, GPs, nurses, pharmacists, and physiotherapists are invited to apply.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Thorax
  • 1 comment

Pneumococcus: fewer older people become sick if infants are vaccinated

Cross-generational herd immunity is another reason to vaccinate.

British Thoracic Society audit of hospital-based asthma care
  • UK Medical News
  • no comment

British Thoracic Society audit of hospital-based asthma care

During the 2-mo audit period, 33 deaths due to asthma were recorded.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol
  • 1 comment

Calcium channel blockers for asthma

A meta-analysis finds FEV1 improvements.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
  • 1 comment

Crohn’s disease: long-term outcomes after infliximab withdrawal

A follow-up of the STORI study.

Can vitamin D protect against severe asthma attacks?
  • UK Medical News
  • 1 comment

Can vitamin D protect against severe asthma attacks?

A meta-analysis led by Queen Mary University, London, says it can.

New therapy for severe eosinophilic asthma gets the nod
  • UK Medical News
  • 1 comment

New therapy for severe eosinophilic asthma gets the nod

Drug is an IL-5 inhibitor with anti-eosinophilic action.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA
  • 1 comment

Combining some medications with NOACs increases major bleeding risk in Afib

Amiodarone, fluconazole among those associated with enhanced risk.

Respiratory-related hospital admissions: could high dose vaccines make a difference?
  • The Lancet Pneumology
  • 1 comment
  • FULLTEXT

Respiratory-related hospital admissions: could high dose vaccines make a difference?

Results from a cluster-randomised trial

  • Clinical Summaries from Pharmacoeconomics
  • 1 comment

Mepolizumab: an independent review of the evidence

Independent review of the evidence underpinning the NICE recommendation for mepolizumab add-on in patients with severe eosinophilic asthma.