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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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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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Does BP self-monitoring help in hypertension?

Results of a meta-analysis.

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  • Clinical Summaries from J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
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Urinary incontinence and IUCs predict death in stroke patients

Data from South London Stroke Register.

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Ghrelin linked to cognitive impairment in elderly with T2D | EASD
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Ghrelin linked to cognitive impairment in elderly with T2D | EASD

Serum ghrelin was significantly lower in patients with MCI

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Synthetic DMARDS may explain the link between RA and dementia

RA is known to be associated with dementia.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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Dementia risk is elevated when magnesium levels are low or high

Where is the Goldilocks zone?

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Parkinsonism Relat Disord
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Which Parkinson’s patients are most susceptible to earlier psychosis?

This set of factors predicts earlier psychosis onset in these patients.

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CONUT score in elderly hypertensive patients predicts 90-d mortality

A higher score at hospital admission is an ominous sign.

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  • Clinical Summaries from Br J Psychiatry
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Are antidepressants effective for depression in schizophrenia?

Results of a meta-analysis.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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IBD and colon cancer surveillance: Cochrane IBD Group

Observational studies suggest a benefit.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci
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Menopause: risk for cognitive impairment higher in women with negative affect

The mechanism for this association is unknown.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Coll Cardiol
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Beta-blockers add little to ACEi/ARB and statins for mortality prevention post acute MI

Nonadherence to these drugs is linked to higher mortality.

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Older people with diabetes at higher risk for fracture
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Older people with diabetes at higher risk for fracture

A new study suggests deficits in cortical bone density and microarchitecture may be responsible.

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Pioglitazone after stroke: benefit may be greater for high-risk patients

A secondary analysis of the IRIS trial.

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Afib: a risk factor for cognitive decline even in the absence of stroke

A prospective cohort study of nearly 5000 stroke-free adults with Afib.

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