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HIV: perinatal transmission rate remains above CDC goal

CDC goal for elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission is 1 per 100,000 live births.

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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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Intelligent teens more likely to use alcohol and cannabis

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European junior doctors group issues warning on Brexit

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Zika: screening cessation in asymptomatic women and the American Samoa model

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

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Eczema: antibiotics ineffective for clinically infected eczema in children

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NICE issues guidelines for preventing drug misuse

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Professional & Business

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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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RCGP: Millions should be reassured by pill study

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Alzheimer’s test needs more research, says charity

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Baby teeth removals rise by a quarter

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Cut to pharmacies’ subsidy faces High Court challenge

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Bone Miner Res
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Vigorous activity linked to stronger bones in adolescence

Greater bone volume and area were also seen in the most active adolescents.

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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 Neuromuscul Disord
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Myasthenia gravis: study shows variable course during pregnancy

Myasthenia gravis is often associated with obstetric complications.

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Primary headache in children may be cured by cutting certain foods

Results of a small study.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Emerg Med
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Pediatric asthma: ED revisits common after hospitalization

About 40% of children revisited the emergency department within 1 y.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Uncontrolled asthma: is adjunct anti-leukotriene better than increased ICS dose?

A new Cochrane review of 37 studies.

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Oral contraceptives should be available to teens over-the-counter, experts say
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Oral contraceptives should be available to teens over-the-counter, experts say

Experts recommend switching oral contraceptives from prescription-only to over-the-counter status.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Community acquired pneumonia: can ultrasound play a role in prognostic stratification?

First study demonstrating the prognostic role of TUS in pediatric patients with CAP suggests a broader application of TUS beyond diagnostic.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Infect Dis
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Case fatalities significantly higher in untreated children with TB or TB plus HIV

Children with TB or with TB and underlying immunosuppression require empirical, preventive management.

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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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Zika: congenital damage may extend well beyond brain

Case data provide new evidence for more extensive organ damage in congenital Zika virus syndrome

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Female soccer players suffer the most concussions in high school sports | AAOS
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Female soccer players suffer the most concussions in high school sports | AAOS

The number of diagnosed concussions increased 2.2-fold from 2005 to 2015.

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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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