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  • UK Professional News

General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

  • UK Professional News

Emotionally-demanding work and confrontational patients key stressors for GPs

  • UK Professional News

CQC suspends routine inspections in response to winter pressures

  • International Medical Press

NHS to save £136m by ‘curbing’ prescription costs

  • International Medical Press

Adopt new clinical assessment system, urges NHS

  • International Medical Press

GMC: medical profession at breaking point

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Vaccine
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National Flu Survey: clinicians not routinely offering influenza vaccine

Uptake is more likely when providers evaluate and recommend immunization.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Acad Dermatol
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AAD releases new guidelines for basal cell carcinoma

New expert guidelines for stratification, biopsy, and treatment of BCC.

  • 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 Med J Aust
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Meta-analysis confirms cognitive decline during pregnancy

A meta-analysis of 20 studies among 1230 women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Acad Dermatol
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AAD releases new guidelines for cutaneous SCC

New expert guidelines for stratification, biopsies, and treatment of cSCC.

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

Rates of childhood obesity and T2DM are rising.

Even mild iodine deficiency can affect fertility
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Even mild iodine deficiency can affect fertility

Moderate to severe iodine deficiency was associated with a 46 per cent decrease in conception.

Largest global clinical study on stroke prevention in A.fib begins
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Largest global clinical study on stroke prevention in A.fib begins

Patients are currently being recruited for the CLOSURE-AF study.

Potential new treatment for scleroderma
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Potential new treatment for scleroderma

The therapy could be the first new treatment to improve survival in patients with severe scleroderma in more than four decades.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Nephrol
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ND-CKD: oral iron shows limited efficacy for anemia

FIND-CKD data show that only 1 in 5 patients respond by week 4.

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

Dietary intervention may lower cholesterol.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Mod Rheumatol
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Knee arthroplasty: beware blood loss risk in patients taking tocilizumab

The drug may lower fibrinogen levels.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from AJNR Am J Neuroradiol
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Migraine: cerebellar hypoperfusion not associated with cerebellar infarction

It may not be the mechanism that leads to ischemic events in migraineurs.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JACC Heart Fail.
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Meta-analysis: hs-cTn predicts new-onset HF

Addition of this biomarker to conventional risk factors improves discrimination.