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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

  • International Medical Press

NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

  • International Medical Press

£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in Gastroenterology

  • Clinical Essentials from J Gastroenterol Hepatol
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HCV-1b: real-world data support DCV+ASV in advanced fibrosis

Similar efficacy despite slower response, higher rate of early relapse.

Don't wait until HCV becomes chronic to treat with DAAs | AASLD
  • RSi Communications
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Don't wait until HCV becomes chronic to treat with DAAs | AASLD

Treating acute vs chronic HCV increased QALYs and decreased costs.

Liver Disease: Monthly Essentials October 2017
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Liver Disease: Monthly Essentials October 2017

HCV survival benefit with DAA | Shorter course GLE/PIB effective with some genotypes | Ravidasvir + SOF phase 3 results.

Women more likely to have anti-TB DILI | AASLD
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Women more likely to have anti-TB DILI | AASLD

Hepatotoxicity may be increased in women despite TB being less common.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Scand J Gastroenterol
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Is IBD likelier after antibiotics? A systematic review

Hints of a link amid heterogeneous and flawed studies.

Evaluating interventions for HCV prevention in people who inject drugs
  • UK Medical News
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Evaluating interventions for HCV prevention in people who inject drugs

First global review to measure the effect of NSP and OST for preventing HCV transmission in PWID.

Does prophylactic up-front LRS benefit survival in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors?
  • JAMA Oncology
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Does prophylactic up-front LRS benefit survival in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors?

Cohort study of 363 asymptomatic patients with stage IV SI-NETs.

DAA agents allow transplantation of ‘high risk’ organs | AASLD
  • RSi Communications
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DAA agents allow transplantation of ‘high risk’ organs | AASLD

25 anti-HCV- candidates received HCV-IRD organs; HCV disease transmission occurred in 4 (16%).

No strategy predominates managing eosinophilic esophagitis | WCG
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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No strategy predominates managing eosinophilic esophagitis | WCG

Patients maintained on a PPI were just as likely as those off PPI to remain symptomatic.

Many inpatients with PE and GH undergo endoscopy with low mortality | WCG
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Many inpatients with PE and GH undergo endoscopy with low mortality | WCG

Association between endoscopy and lower mortality persists when controlled for critical illness and condition upon admission.

  • Clinical Essentials from N. Engl. J. Med
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GLE/PIB is safe, effective for HCV with advanced CKD

Phase 3 EXPEDITION-4 study shows 98% clearance across all major genotypes.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Fam Pract
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PPIs tied to 42% increased risk for CKD

Data from a Taiwanese population-based study.

Antimicrobials and antiepileptics leading causes of pediatric drug-induced liver injury | AASLD
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Antimicrobials and antiepileptics leading causes of pediatric drug-induced liver injury | AASLD

The top five implicated agents were minocycline, valproate, azithromycin, and isoniazid.

Cholecystectomy should be performed before weight loss surgery
  • Global Medical News
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Cholecystectomy should be performed before weight loss surgery

A new study suggests the timing of cholecystectomy and weight loss surgery may help prevent complications.