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NHS Budget increase of £1.6bn ‘disappointing’

  • International Medical Press

GP numbers in England continue to fall

  • International Medical Press

Vitamin D for the prevention of RA

  • International Medical Press

Government to discuss ‘sustainable settlement’ for NHS

  • International Medical Press

NHS winter crisis set to be worse than predicted

  • International Medical Press

NICE approves ‘breakthrough’ breast cancer drugs

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  • Clinical Summaries from Alzheimers Dement
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Delirium symptoms linked to cognitive decline between ages 53 and 69 years

Findings from a British birth cohort study.

HCV: genotype screening may improve response rates to DAA
  • Journal of Hepatology
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HCV: genotype screening may improve response rates to DAA

The study tested a large cohort of HCV genotype 2 samples from different countries for recombination.

National health profile of Indigenous adolescents in Australia
  • The Lancet
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National health profile of Indigenous adolescents in Australia

Finding from a systematic synthesis of population data.

  • Clinical Summaries from PLoS Med
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Can this proton pump inhibitor protect against TB?

The present findings support further investigation of lansoprazole as a potential antituberculosis agent.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Cancer
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Ovarian cancer: no screening benefit for lethal tumor types

Most type II tumors were detected in an advanced stage in PLCO.

  • Clinical Essentials from Liver Int.
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DAA-cleared HCV: good long-term prognosis in advanced liver disease

Data from the Austrian AURIC study.

Endocrinology: Monthly Essentials November 2017
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Endocrinology: Monthly Essentials November 2017

Short interpregnancy intervals after miscarriage | ART and spontaneous preterm birth risk.

Immunisation gaps for refugees in Europe
  • Global Medical News
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Immunisation gaps for refugees in Europe

A new report says healthcare professionals may need more training to help close the gap.

Any level of physical activity reduces CV risk for older adults
  • Global Medical News
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Any level of physical activity reduces CV risk for older adults

Elderly people who are moderately inactive have a 14 per cent reduced risk of cardiovascular events compared to those who are completely inactive.

Digital pills successfully monitor opioid use after injury
  • Global Medical News
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Digital pills successfully monitor opioid use after injury

The technology could prove valuable in spotting early trends of opioid tolerance and addiction.

  • Clinical Summaries from Pregnancy Hypertens
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Bacterial infections and blood pressure in pregnancy: what’s the link?

Study evaluates the association between bacterial infections and BP in pregnancy.

  • Clinical Summaries from Eur Respir J
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These 4 signs identify pneumonia in patients presenting to primary care

Having all 4 of these simple clinical measures had a positive predictive value for pneumonia of 84.4%.

Restless legs syndrome may be a risk factor for hypertension
  • UK Medical News
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Restless legs syndrome may be a risk factor for hypertension

Meta-analysis of 9 cross-sectional studies.

Chronic HCV: Mucosal-associated invariant T cells are depleted depending on severity of liver inflammation
  • Gastroenterology
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Chronic HCV: Mucosal-associated invariant T cells are depleted depending on severity of liver inflammation

MAIT cell activation and cytotoxicity decrease in blood and liver within 4 weeks of antiviral therapy