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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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  • Clinical Summaries from Alzheimers Dement
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Delirium symptoms linked to cognitive decline between ages 53 and 69 years

Findings from a British birth cohort study.

Any level of physical activity reduces CV risk for older adults
  • Global Medical News
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Any level of physical activity reduces CV risk for older adults

Elderly people who are moderately inactive have a 14 per cent reduced risk of cardiovascular events compared to those who are completely inactive.

Benzodiazepines increase mortality in patients with Alzheimer's disease
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Benzodiazepines increase mortality in patients with Alzheimer's disease

Benzodiazepines and related drugs were associated with a 40 per cent increased risk of death.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Oncology
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Cancer in the elderly: 25% of cases occur in survivors

Among younger patients, the rate is 1 in ten.

Higher CV risk score linked with greater risk of walking problems in adults
  • Global Medical News
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Higher CV risk score linked with greater risk of walking problems in adults

Reducing cardiovascular risk factors may help older adults to maintain physical function.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Acta Anaesthesiol Scand
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Circadian lighting fails to prevent ICU delirium

A Danish retrospective cohort study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Int J Geriatr Psychiatry
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Benzodiazepines tied to increased mortality in Alzheimer's disease

A matched cohort study of community-dwelling patients.

  • Clinical Summaries from Sci Rep
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Frailty independently predicts dementia risk in older adults

Evidence from the English longitudinal study of ageing.

C-reactive protein is a potential biomarker for cognitive decline
  • UK Medical News
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C-reactive protein is a potential biomarker for cognitive decline

Findings derived from data analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Infect Control
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Influenza: booster vaccine extends protection in very elderly patients

Booster shots can attenuate innate, age-related declines in seroprotection.

Heart failure associated with methamphetamine use increasing among US veterans | AHA
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Heart failure associated with methamphetamine use increasing among US veterans | AHA

Meth use among veterans more than quadrupled in a decade.

Driving a Tesla didn’t trip the defibrillator | AHA
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Driving a Tesla didn’t trip the defibrillator | AHA

Electric vehicles may be safe to use for individuals with cardiac defibrillators.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Heart Assoc
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Combination therapy in Stage 2 hypertension doubles population achieving BP targets

Versus monotherapy, more patients benefit with no difference in tolerability.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from CNS Drugs
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Parkinson's disease: polypharmacy often leads to drug interactions

A cohort study of patients with Parkinson’s disease receiving multiple medications.