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PHE campaign targets antibiotic prescribing

  • International Medical Press

Ministers scrap data collection on NHS staff assaults

  • International Medical Press

Overseas visitors policy threat to all, say experts

  • International Medical Press

Prioritize child health in policy-making, says RCPCH

  • International Medical Press

GP referrals reduce diabetes risk in third of patients

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England to ban ‘supersized’ chocolate bars in hospitals

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New in Gynaecology

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMJ
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Supine birth position in second stage of labor may aid vaginal delivery

Upright position results in fewer spontaneous vaginal deliveries.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Study finds association between BMD loss and intracranial aneurysm

Patients with the most BMD loss should be counseled on IA preventive measures.

ESMO announces winner of first award for immuno-oncology
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ESMO announces winner of first award for immuno-oncology

The ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology was created this year in commemoration of the organisation’s first President, Prof Georges Mathé.

Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ
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Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ

From 23 October 2017, patients who are unable to establish their entitlement to free care, will be charged upfront for treatment.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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Salpingectomy for sterilization increasing

Long-term studies needed to validate prophylactic salpingectomy to reduce ovarian cancer rates.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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MRI-estimated fetal weight is more accurate vs 2D u/s in twin gestations

Accurate diagnosis of size discrepancies may reduce risk for iatrogenic preterm delivery.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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Obstetrical delivery options in super obese patients: what's optimal?

Planned cesarean delivery vs induction of labor: no easy answer.

Report calls for review of care for children with disorders of sex development
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Report calls for review of care for children with disorders of sex development

The NHS has continued to carry out operations designed to feminise, masculinise, or sterilise babies and children without the child’s consent, report says.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Endocrine
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Can growth hormone prevent bone loss in non-deficient patients?

A meta-analysis of postmenopausal women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Intern Med
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Gestational diabetes is associated with future CVD risk

Obstetrical history is important in assessing future health risks and should be part of the medical record.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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A NHS success story

Taking positive lessons

New global initiatives to reduce deaths from NCDs to be unveiled
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New global initiatives to reduce deaths from NCDs to be unveiled

In 2015, non-communicable diseases were responsible for 40 million deaths, representing 70 per cent of all deaths worldwide.

World Medical Association questions evidence for medicinal cannabis
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World Medical Association questions evidence for medicinal cannabis

The World Medical Association assembly was told the evidence supporting the use of medicinal cannabis is "inconsistent and of low to moderate quality".

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Int J Epidemiol
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Immune-related conditions increase GBS risk for women

A longitudinal cohort study among more than 1.1 million parous women.