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The former US Surgeon General, Dr Vivek Murthy has been replaced after he refused to resign.

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Doctor jailed for treating alleged members of armed groups

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High dose vitamin D improves lower urinary tract symptoms in postmenopausal women

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Do sex steroid concentrations change body composition in men?

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PSA screening rates rebound from 2010-2013 dip

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The general election and the NHS

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World Medical Association to tackle widespread harassment in the medical workplace

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Patients struggling with GP access

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Standard urine test for UTI questioned
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Standard urine test for UTI questioned

Women who consult their GP with symptoms of an uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) can probably be treated without the need for a traditional urine...

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Urinary dysfunction predicts symptom burden, progression in early PD

Urinary dysfunction is an early marker of higher motor and non-motor disability in patients with Parkinson's disease.

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M genitalium increasingly resistant to first-, second-line antimicrobial therapy

M genitalium management may be challenged by dual resistance.

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Third of emergency cancer cases saw no GP
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Third of emergency cancer cases saw no GP

Nearly a third of patients with cancer diagnosed as an emergency presentation had not previously consulted their GP about relevant symptoms, a UK study...

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Bladder cancer: accuracy of the UBC Rapid urine-based point-of-care diagnostic test

An alternative to low-sensitivity, high-cost cytology?

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World Medical Association condemns detention of Turkish doctor
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World Medical Association condemns detention of Turkish doctor

The Association is calling for the immediate release of Dr. Serdar Küni, who was arrested for providing treatment to alleged members of Kurdish armed groups.

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Half of patients are willing to replace doctors with robots
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Half of patients are willing to replace doctors with robots

A new survey looking at patient acceptance of artificial intelligence in the healthcare sector has produced interesting findings.

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European doctors association publishes policy position on off-label use of medicines
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European doctors association publishes policy position on off-label use of medicines

The Standing Committee of European Doctors reminds physicians that they have a duty to inform the patient before a product is used off-label.

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Prostate cancer: alkaline phosphatase predicts OS, risk for bone mets

Alkaline phosphatase velocity predicts progression in castration-resistant prostate cancer.

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CRE prevalence rising in community-acquired infections

Although uncommon, CRE is increasing in urinary tract infections, pneumonia, and sepsis.

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Alternative finance for the NHS

The NHS need lot of money to invest in large infrastructure projects

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Prostate cancer LUTS: adding tamsulosin boosts ADT effect

Earlier and greater symptom improvement seen in patients with advanced disease.

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Acute kidney injury after TAVR: no association with frailty status | NKF
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Acute kidney injury after TAVR: no association with frailty status | NKF

The Mayo Clinic meta-analysis included eight observational studies with a total of 10,498 patients.

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CKD prevalence increased in US from 1988 to 2014 | NKF
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CKD prevalence increased in US from 1988 to 2014 | NKF

The unadjusted prevalence of CKD has fluctuated over time, with an overall increase from 12% to 15.5%.

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