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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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Iron deficiency and low ferritin linked to ADHD
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Iron deficiency and low ferritin linked to ADHD

Meta-analysis of 17 studies.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Recomm Rep
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ACIP updates guidelines for hep B vaccination

Recommendations support universal vaccination within 24 hours of birth.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS One
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Is maternal hyperglycemia teratogenic?

Rates of childhood obesity and T2DM are rising.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lupus
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Juvenile lupus: prevent cardiovascular disease through diet

Dietary intervention may lower cholesterol.

  • Clinical Summaries from Br. J. Nutr.
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Maternal macronutrient intake influences birth weight outcomes

A balanced intake of fat and carbohydrates is desirable during pregnancy.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS One
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Acute otitis media rates drop after widespread influenza vaccination

Almost 33% fewer cases among toddlers vs prevaccination era.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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ACIP recommends third MMR dose during mumps outbreaks

Patients at increased risk should receive an additional dose.

  • Clinical Essentials from J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr.
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HCV: ESPGHAN issues recommendations for pediatric treatment

Peginterferon/ribavirin takes a back seat in this evidence-based approach.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Pediatr
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School-based telemedicine for pediatric asthma

More symptom-free days, fewer ED visits in a randomized clinical trial.

  • Clinical Guidance Summaries from NICE
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NICE asthma guidance: a summary of recommendations

New evidence-based guidance for diagnosis, monitoring, and management.

Study finds a positive association between maternal vitamin intake and birth weight
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Study finds a positive association between maternal vitamin intake and birth weight

Nutrient requirement increases during pregnancy.

  • Clinical Summaries from J Am Soc Hypertens
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Obstructive sleep apnoea and elevated BP in children: is there a link?

A retrospective review of children referred to a paediatric hypertension clinic.

  • Global Clinical Summaries
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FDA bans opioid cough medicines for kids under 18

Labeling update will include new information for use in adults.

BTS issues call for co-chairs of new guideline development groups
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BTS issues call for co-chairs of new guideline development groups

The British Thoracic Society is expected to commission 2 new guidelines in 2018.