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EMA recommends suspension of several medicines due to unreliable study data
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EMA recommends suspension of several medicines due to unreliable study data

The European Medicines Agency inspection team identified a number of concerns, including misrepresentation of study data.

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Trump's proposed healthcare Bill pulled at 11th hour

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Vitamin D deficiency: is high-dose colecalciferol loading justified before bariatric surgery?

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Do VIP patients get better care?

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Tributes paid to doctors who rushed to save lives during London terrorist attack

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European junior doctors group issues warning on Brexit

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Increasing BMI progressively ups risk for advanced CKD

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Sustained weight loss and improved health trajectories with bariatric surgery in adolescent

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Google’s kidney injury deal should serve as a “cautionary tale for health care”

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Professional & Business

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Half of £2bn cash boost spent outside NHS

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Report: GPs not treating gynaecological patients ‘with dignity or respect’

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Bariatric surgery rationing ‘misguided’

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Scottish NHS increases access to IVF treatment

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£2bn for social care ‘not solution to the crisis’

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Less than half of women breastfeed after 2 months

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  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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GPs in Accident and Emergency, will it work?

New budget scheme to tackle hospital overcrowding

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  • Clinical Essentials from Urol Oncol
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Renal cancer: does obesity protect against aggressive disease?

Obesity is a well-established risk factor for RCC, but its impact on mortality remains controversial.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obes Surg
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Most patients make lifestyle changes after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Adherence helps lipid, glucose, and micronutrient levels.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Heart Fail
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More obesity paradox: abdominal obesity linked to better eplerenone outcomes in HFrEF

Eplerenone improves outcomes for all patients, but especially those with abdominal obesity.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Obes
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MS and bariatric surgery: procedure appears relatively safe, beneficial

Bariatric surgery is a reasonable treatment option for morbidly obese patients with MS who are surgical candidates.

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Lancet Commission reports 814 medical personnel killed in Syria
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Lancet Commission reports 814 medical personnel killed in Syria

The first report from the Lancet Commission on Syria commends the resilience and resourcefulness of health workers who have ‘mobilised on an unprecedented scale’.

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Terrorist attacks: all hospitals should be prepared
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Terrorist attacks: all hospitals should be prepared

Doctors who treated adults at a French children’s hospital in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in Nice say hospital should be prepared for all eventualities.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Mult Scler
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MS risk higher with overweight, lower fitness

Weight and aerobic fitness are modifiable lifestyle risk factors.

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MSF criticises 'unnecessary suffering' caused by EU-Turkey deal
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MSF criticises 'unnecessary suffering' caused by EU-Turkey deal

Médecins Sans Frontières is reporting a three-fold increase in the incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder among migrants trapped in 'hotspots' on the Greek islands.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pediatr
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Questionnaire helps identify teen binge eating disorder

A new tool for overcoming diagnostic challenges.

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  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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On line consultations and prescribing

Online prescribing and consultation has got to be properly regulated with patient safety being paramount

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  • Clinical Essentials from Stroke
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Obesity paradox appears to be real in Afib, say results of meta-analysis

An apparent protective effect of obesity is seen across a range of outcomes.

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Patients who trust their doctor may have better clinical outcomes
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Patients who trust their doctor may have better clinical outcomes

Authors of a new study say their findings emphasise the need to make developing trust a vital part of clinical practice.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Heart Assoc
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Should BMI play a bigger role in cardiac surgery risk assessment?

A study that finds significantly higher rates of mortality and morbidity among obese and morbidly obese patients.

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