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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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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.

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017

Hypothermia for TBI? | Antidiabetics and dementia risk | Individualizing PML risk assessment in MS | No benefit with O2 supplementation in stroke.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Biomarker models predict conversion from MCI to Alzheimer’s disease

A longitudinal cohort study of 525 patients with MCI in the Netherlands.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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For acute migraine, IV prochlorperazine far outperforms IV hydromorphone

A randomized controlled trial among patients seeking ED care for migraine.

Increased microglial activation detected in patients IRBD
  • The Lancet Neurology
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Increased microglial activation detected in patients IRBD

This finding marks microglial cells as a potential therapeutic target

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Epilepsia
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Epilepsy: newer AEDs carry lower risk for SJS/TEN

A case-control study of 2400 patients from the UK-based Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

  • 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 Int J Epidemiol
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Immune-related conditions increase GBS risk for women

A longitudinal cohort study among more than 1.1 million parous women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Crit Care Med
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Acute-phase MRI findings are prognostic in traumatic brain injury

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the use of MRI in the acute phase after TBI.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol
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Pediatric epilepsy: no link seen between stimulants and seizure risk

A retrospective cohort study of more than 72,000 pediatric Medicaid recipients with epilepsy.

Preliminary evidence suggests safety and efficacy of clemastine fumarate in multiple sclerosis
  • The Lancet
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Preliminary evidence suggests safety and efficacy of clemastine fumarate in multiple sclerosis

Reports from a randomised, controlled, double-blind, crossover trial

  • 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.

Pain and Opioid Abuse: Monthly Essentials October 2017
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Pain and Opioid Abuse: Monthly Essentials October 2017

Optimal postsurgery opioid duration | Guidelines on chronic pain management in HIV | Benzodiazepines OK after opioid addiction.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Intern Med
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PPIs: risk for stroke, MI rises with long-term use and high doses

Nationwide cohort study show greatest risk with high doses.