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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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  • 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 J Clin Oncol
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Early breast cancer: duloxetine effective for AI-induced arthralgia

Data from SWOG's S1202 randomized, double-blind, phase 3 trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Medicine (Baltimore)
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Which salt prevents coronary artery calcification?

Trial compares lanthanum carbonate with calcium carbonate.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from FDA
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Gout: FDA releases drug safety communication regarding febuxostat

It may increase risk for cardiovascular events.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Hand Surg Am
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Does arthroscopic partial trapeziectomy hold up over time?

Results of a 5-y study.

Young age, low CRP predict successful tapering of RA biologics | ACR
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Young age, low CRP predict successful tapering of RA biologics | ACR

Patients who are in sustained remission often taper their dose.

Young athletes often develop BME in sacroiliac joints | ACR
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Young athletes often develop BME in sacroiliac joints | ACR

Posterior lower ilium was most commonly affected.

Methotrexate drug holiday improves vaccine efficacy in RA | ACR
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Methotrexate drug holiday improves vaccine efficacy in RA | ACR

75.5% vs 54.5% of patients who temporarily stopped MTX achieved a satisfactory vaccine response.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Clin Endocrinol Metab
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Do bisphosphonates reduce fracture risk?

New study says, yes.

Nearly one-third of patients with pre-surgical knee, hip, and spine OA taking opioids | ACR
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Nearly one-third of patients with pre-surgical knee, hip, and spine OA taking opioids | ACR

Opioid prescribing is under increasing scrutiny amid concerns about potential misuse.

Obesity associated with higher degree of synovitis in RA | ACR
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Obesity associated with higher degree of synovitis in RA | ACR

It is important to track patients’ BMI in clinical practice.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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Osteoarthritis: what are the best opioid prescribing practices?

Short-acting or long-acting?

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet
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Osteoporosis: head-to-head trial compares teriparatide injection with oral risedronate

Results of a head-to-head trial

Joint and Bone Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017
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Joint and Bone Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017

Opioid limits for ankle pain | New psoriatic arthritis drug | BMD loss and intracranial aneurysm linked.