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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

  • International Medical Press

Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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

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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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  • Clinical Summaries from JACC Heart Fail
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Does glycaemic control modify hospitalisation, mortality risk in heart failure patients?

Results from the UK General Heart Failure population.

Physical inactivity has taken a heavy toll on NHS Wales
  • UK Medical News
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Physical inactivity has taken a heavy toll on NHS Wales

The spending on preventable diseases was £35 million in 2015.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Heart Rhythm
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MRI risk looks low with legacy pacemakers, abandoned leads

No myocardial damage detected based on biomarker measures.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from International Journal of COPD
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Beta-blockers are underprescribed in COPD

Yet they have a good safety profile and beneficial effect.

GP referral to Weight Watchers avoided type 2 diabetes in a third of patients
  • UK Medical News
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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 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 J Am Coll Cardiol
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Mitral regurgitation: new consensus recommendations from ACC

Suggestions on when to consider medical therapies, device therapies, and surgery.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Arthritis Res Ther
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Antirheumatic therapy linked to improved cardiovascular function

Results of a small study.

  • Clinical Summaries from Atherosclerosis
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Oily fish consumption may lower triglycerides, increase HDL levels

Meta-analysis of 14 randomised controlled trials.

  • 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 JAMA Intern Med
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Gestational diabetes is associated with future CVD risk

Obstetrical history is important in assessing future health risks and should be part of the medical record.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Rheumatol Int
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RA: janus kinase inhibitor also protects against vascular damage

Results of a small study.

Few patients need dialysis after aortic valve replacement
  • Global Medical News
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Few patients need dialysis after aortic valve replacement

The finding may aid selection and perioperative management of patients with chronic kidney disease.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Stroke
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Study identifies predictors of AMI after stroke admission

A large cohort study analyzing data from the National Inpatient Sample.