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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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Big data identifies surprising connections between illnesses
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Big data identifies surprising connections between illnesses

The findings could change how certain diseases are treated in the future.

MSF refuses to sign Mediterranean Code of Conduct
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MSF refuses to sign Mediterranean Code of Conduct

The organisation has voiced concern that aspects of the Code could impact on fundamental humanitarian principles.

Doctors are guilty of medical fat-shaming and sizeism, experts say
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Doctors are guilty of medical fat-shaming and sizeism, experts say

Negative attitudes among medical providers can result in significant physical harm to patients.

Junior doctors fight for equal rights during pregnancy
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Junior doctors fight for equal rights during pregnancy

The European Junior Doctors Permanent Working Group has set out "a minimum level of rights" which, it says, should be formalised collectively in each country.

Burnout rates have reached ‘epidemic levels’
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Burnout rates have reached ‘epidemic levels’

Experts say a new approach is needed to address the growing problem.

Should doctors work 24-hour shifts?
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Should doctors work 24-hour shifts?

As changes are introduced in the US to allow doctors to work longer shifts, one expert has questioned the impact of sleep deprivation on patient care.

International medical response needed in war against terrorism
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International medical response needed in war against terrorism

French doctors say the international medical community must be prepared to face very different scenarios, including chemical weapon attacks.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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Patients recording consultations

Recording consultations: opportunities and challenges

Views sought on digital innovation in health in the EU
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Views sought on digital innovation in health in the EU

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovations in health and care.

Brain damage reversed in a drowned toddler
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Brain damage reversed in a drowned toddler

Subacute normobaric and hyperbaric oxygen therapy restored drowning-induced cortical grey matter and white matter loss.

Watchdog opens investigation into European Medicines Agency
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Watchdog opens investigation into European Medicines Agency

The inquiry will focus on the pre-submission activities offered by the Agency to medicine developers.

Are you meeting stethoscope hygiene standards?
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Are you meeting stethoscope hygiene standards?

Pathogens cultured from stethoscopes include Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Clostridium difficile, and vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

Responding to terror attacks: training manual being developed for doctors in Europe
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Responding to terror attacks: training manual being developed for doctors in Europe

It follows on from a spate of recent terror attacks across Europe.

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Financial restraints are still here

Limited resources for health care