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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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Gene therapy approved for rare inherited condition
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Gene therapy approved for rare inherited condition

Patients with ‘bubble baby syndrome' to have a better chance of leading a normal life.

Incidence of obesity continues to rise among kids attending reception class
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Incidence of obesity continues to rise among kids attending reception class

Findings from a report of NCMP.

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CDC issues guidance on caring for infants with congenital Zika

New recommendations focus on laboratory tests, clinical malformations

Antimicrobials and antiepileptics leading causes of pediatric drug-induced liver injury | AASLD
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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.

Sharp rise in teenage girls self-harming
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Sharp rise in teenage girls self-harming

Children and teenagers who self-harmed were nine times more likely to die of unnatural causes.

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Youth antidepressant use tied to type 2 diabetes

Blood sugar monitoring might be prudent in these patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pediatr Allergy Immunol
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Obesity is a risk factor for repeat hospitalizations in pediatric asthma

Obesity is also a factor in length of stay.

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Pediatricians, general practitioners are missing HPV vaccination opportunities

HPV vaccination in adolescent girls are missed during routine clinical visits.

  • 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.

BTS/SIGN seeks members for new asthma guidelines taskforce
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BTS/SIGN seeks members for new asthma guidelines taskforce

Respiratory medicine specialists and trainees, GPs, nurses, pharmacists, and physiotherapists are invited to apply.

EMA to review decision on Raxone for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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EMA to review decision on Raxone for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Last month, the European Medicines Agency recommended refusing authorisation for Raxone to slow respiratory decline in Duchenne patients.

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Diagnosing pediatric IBD with magnetic resonance enterography

A meta-analysis found good sensitivity and specificity.

PHE urges high-risk individuals to get flu jabs
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PHE urges high-risk individuals to get flu jabs

Vaccination drive is a part of the 'Stay Well This Winter' campaign.

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Exercise effectively reduces depression symptoms in adolescents

Exercise interventions look promising in children and also appear to be tolerable.