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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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Bismuth quadruple regimen an effective rescue therapy against multiresistant H pylori
  • UK Medical News
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Bismuth quadruple regimen an effective rescue therapy against multiresistant H pylori

Metronidazole resistance does not alter efficacy of the regimen.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Microbiol Rev
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Human parechoviruses mimic sepsis, severe CNS infection in young infants

Early diagnosis is key to prevent long-term complications.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Hepatol.
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HCV-1 in real-world practice: 8-wk LDV/SOF highly effective

Data from the German Hepatitis-C registry.

Can non-rifamycin antibiotics alter the efficacy of hormonal contraceptives?
  • UK Medical News
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Can non-rifamycin antibiotics alter the efficacy of hormonal contraceptives?

Results from a systematic review.

ECDC reports increasing rates of resistance to last-line antibiotics
  • Global Medical News
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ECDC reports increasing rates of resistance to last-line antibiotics

In advance of the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control had released new data on antibiotic resistance.

Caregivers’ knowledge, attitudes, and experiences, threaten their commitment to OPV in Afghanistan
  • The Lancet Infectious Diseases
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Caregivers’ knowledge, attitudes, and experiences, threaten their commitment to OPV in Afghanistan

Study provides insights into threats to OPV commitment in high-priority areas of Afghanistan

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol
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HCV-3: LDV/SOF + RBV yields 94% clearance rate

12 wk course does well in a real-world setting.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
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HIV: BMD decline more rapid in older women vs men

Femoral neck BMD declines twice as fast, even after adjusting for confounders.

SMC accepted new drugs for HCV and multiple myeloma in October
  • UK Medical News
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SMC accepted new drugs for HCV and multiple myeloma in October

Drugs are now available routinely under NHS Scotland.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMC Infect Dis
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Seminal HPV tied to male infertility in meta-analysis

High-risk type, seminal HPV in men increases both infertility and cancer risk.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ultrasound Q
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Detecting pediatric pneumonia with ultrasound

Promising, but not ready for prime time.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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HIV: early, effective cART normalizes cognitive change

Data from a longitudinal case-control study.

H pylori a possible risk factor for hepatic encephalopathy
  • UK Medical News
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H pylori a possible risk factor for hepatic encephalopathy

Meta-analysis of 11 observational studies.

Oral fexinidazole is safe and effective for the treatment of late-stage African trypanosomiasis
  • The Lancet
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Oral fexinidazole is safe and effective for the treatment of late-stage African trypanosomiasis

A pivotal multicentre, randomised, non-inferiority trial.