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Government to discuss ‘sustainable settlement’ for NHS

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NHS winter crisis set to be worse than predicted

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NICE approves ‘breakthrough’ breast cancer drugs

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Scotland steps up fight against alcohol abuse

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One-in-five EEA doctors plan to leave UK

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Scotland to tackle GP workforce deficit

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Respiratory Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017
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Respiratory Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017

Probiotics decrease VAP | Probiotics and prebiotics boost flu vaccine response | Saunas may reduce pneumonia risk.

Coffee linked to reduced risk of heart failure and stroke | AHA
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Coffee linked to reduced risk of heart failure and stroke | AHA

Researchers used machine learning to analyze data from the Framingham Heart Study.

Plant based diet associated with reduced HF risk | AHA
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Plant based diet associated with reduced HF risk | AHA

Prior research has demonstrated the role of diet in atherosclerosis risk.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Infect Control
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Influenza: booster vaccine extends protection in very elderly patients

Booster shots can attenuate innate, age-related declines in seroprotection.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Care
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African Americans with fatty liver disease aren’t protected from nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Lower NAFLD risk has led to misconception.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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MS: extracranial vein angioplasty is safe but ineffective

Data from the Brave Dreams randomized controlled trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Heart Assoc
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Combination therapy in Stage 2 hypertension doubles population achieving BP targets

Versus monotherapy, more patients benefit with no difference in tolerability.

Heart failure associated with methamphetamine use increasing among US veterans | AHA
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Heart failure associated with methamphetamine use increasing among US veterans | AHA

Meth use among veterans more than quadrupled in a decade.

Driving a Tesla didn’t trip the defibrillator | AHA
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Driving a Tesla didn’t trip the defibrillator | AHA

Electric vehicles may be safe to use for individuals with cardiac defibrillators.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Heart Assoc
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Metformin linked to stroke risk in hemodialysis patients with diabetes

Both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke risk are elevated in metformin users.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Tiny unruptured intracranial aneurysms: analysis favors leaving them be

A comparative effectiveness analysis of 5 management strategies.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cancer
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Three autoimmune diseases tied to reduced breast cancer risk

SEER-MEDICARE analysis shows increased risk with psoriasis.

  • Clinical Essentials from Breast Cancer Res Treat
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Breast cancer: exercise regimen combats chemo-induced fatigue

OptiTrain trial shows benefit for resistance training combined with HIIT.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cancer
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PTSD frequency high in cancer survivors

About 1 in 3 individuals with subsyndromal PTSD at 6 months developed full PTSD at 4 years.