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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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Frailty independently predicts dementia risk in older adults

Evidence from the English longitudinal study of ageing.

C-reactive protein is a potential biomarker for cognitive decline
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C-reactive protein is a potential biomarker for cognitive decline

Findings derived from data analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

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 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 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.

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Pathologic pediatric murmur: simple technique can rule it out.

A reliable clinical tool for distinguishing the pathological from the positional.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from CNS Drugs
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Parkinson's disease: polypharmacy often leads to drug interactions

A cohort study of patients with Parkinson’s disease receiving multiple medications.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
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HIV: BMD decline more rapid in older women vs men

Femoral neck BMD declines twice as fast, even after adjusting for confounders.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Geriatr Soc
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Dementia risk is not elevated for older PPI users

A cohort study among nearly 3500 older adults.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Gastroenterol
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Weekend admission worse than weekday for some patients with GI bleed

Higher mortality found in meta-analysis.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Stroke
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SSRIs not linked to post-thrombolysis intracerebral hemorrhage

An analysis of registry data for more than 6000 patients.

Empagliflozin reduces CV death in adults with T2DM and PAD | AHA
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Empagliflozin reduces CV death in adults with T2DM and PAD | AHA

Added to standard of care, empagliflozin reduced the risk of CV death by 43%.

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An expert weighs in on the new AHA/ACC hypertension guidelines

William White, Past President, American Society of Hypertension, offers some insights.