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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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DH announces state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Aliment Pharmacol Ther
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Treating Crohn’s disease with golimumab

Retrospective analysis finds safety and efficacy.

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.

Many patients with celiac disease inadvertently consume gluten daily | WCG
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Many patients with celiac disease inadvertently consume gluten daily | WCG

Consumption of foods containing gluten was influenced by sex and significantly higher for unmarried vs married patients.

  • 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".

Modern successor to the Hippocratic Oath approved at WMA Assembly
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Modern successor to the Hippocratic Oath approved at WMA Assembly

The current pledge is used by doctors across the world.

PHE urges high-risk individuals to get flu jabs
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PHE urges high-risk individuals to get flu jabs

Vaccination drive is a part of the 'Stay Well This Winter' campaign.

Stem cells and regenerative medicine
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Stem cells and regenerative medicine

Moving forward, balancing risks, costs, and potential benefits

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
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HIV: CT demonstrates increase in incidental plaque, elevated stroke risk

CT scans reveal role of incidental carotid plaque in HIV-infected individuals.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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HIV: PN tied to 3-fold likelihood of other chronic pain disorders

Familiarity with chronic pain guidelines is essential when treating HIV-PN.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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IDSA issues guidelines for chronic pain in HIV

Standardized screening is indicated for all PLWH.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Thorax
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Pneumococcus: fewer older people become sick if infants are vaccinated

Cross-generational herd immunity is another reason to vaccinate.

Network of parliamentary advocates for rare diseases launched
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Network of parliamentary advocates for rare diseases launched

The European representative organisation for patients with rare diseases says the initiative will ensure strong international and local action.