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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

  • International Medical Press

Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

  • International Medical Press

NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

  • International Medical Press

Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

  • International Medical Press

NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

  • International Medical Press

£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in Gastroenterology

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Intern Med
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New HBV guidelines from ACP and CDC

Reducing HBV prevalence and transmission is a public health priority.

  • 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.

Bismuth quadruple regimen an effective rescue therapy against multiresistant H pylori
  • UK Medical News
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Bismuth quadruple regimen an effective rescue therapy against multiresistant H pylori

Metronidazole resistance does not alter efficacy of the regimen.

New treatment option for previously treated GIST
  • UK Medical News
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New treatment option for previously treated GIST

Drug may slow down disease progression.

Digestive Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Digestive Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017

PPIs and strong gastric cancer link | Biologics and biomarker-based treatment in Crohn's | IBD risk after antibiotics | FIT could spare many colonoscopies.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Hepatol.
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HCV-1 in real-world practice: 8-wk LDV/SOF highly effective

Data from the German Hepatitis-C registry.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Oncol
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MMR deficiency testing underutilized in patients with CRC

Less than one-third of patients undergo recommended test for mismatch repair deficiency of DNA.

  • Clinical Essentials from ASCO
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ASCO expands TAPUR study in 4 cancer types

Tumor types include ovarian, breast, colorectal, and NSCLC.

Necrotising pancreatitis: is endoscopic step-up approach better than surgical step-up approach?
  • The Lancet
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Necrotising pancreatitis: is endoscopic step-up approach better than surgical step-up approach?

Reports from a multicentre randomised trial

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol
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HCV-3: LDV/SOF + RBV yields 94% clearance rate

12 wk course does well in a real-world setting.

  • 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.

  • Clinical Essentials from Gastroenterology
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No insurance: a key factor for higher CRC mortality in blacks

Five-year survival is over 9% lower in blacks vs whites.

SMC accepted new drugs for HCV and multiple myeloma in October
  • UK Medical News
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SMC accepted new drugs for HCV and multiple myeloma in October

Drugs are now available routinely under NHS Scotland.