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NHS to save £136m by ‘curbing’ prescription costs

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Adopt new clinical assessment system, urges NHS

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GMC: medical profession at breaking point

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NHS to track winter illness patterns

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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New polygenic risk score predicts progression of Parkinson’s disease

Evaluation of a score based on 23 single-nucleotide polymorphisms.

  • Clinical Summaries from BMJ Open
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Afib: evolving treatment patterns in UK concordant with guideline recommendations

Real-world data from GARFIELD-AF registry.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Stroke: general anesthesia may be safe for patients undergoing endovascular therapy

There has been debate over ideal anesthesia practices.

Are wearable sensors beneficial?
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Are wearable sensors beneficial?

Wearable biosensors have been touted as a way to reduce healthcare utilisation, decrease costs, generate research data and increase physician satisfaction.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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A new use for onabotulinum toxin-A: sleep bruxism

An RCT of BoNT-A injections into the masseter and temporalis muscles.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Mayo Clin. Proc.
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Warfarin for Afib: dementia risk drops with increasing TTR

A population-based cohort study of 2800 patients with Afib.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry
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Parkinson’s disease: multidisciplinary rehab boosts quality of life

An RCT of an intensive rehabilitation program among 250 patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med
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Postpartum perineal pain: cream or infiltration?

Infiltration is the recommended route, but cream may work just as well.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Med J Aust
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Meta-analysis confirms cognitive decline during pregnancy

A meta-analysis of 20 studies among 1230 women.

Largest global clinical study on stroke prevention in A.fib begins
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Largest global clinical study on stroke prevention in A.fib begins

Patients are currently being recruited for the CLOSURE-AF study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from AJNR Am J Neuroradiol
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Migraine: cerebellar hypoperfusion not associated with cerebellar infarction

It may not be the mechanism that leads to ischemic events in migraineurs.

Injectable virus could help treat brain tumours
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Injectable virus could help treat brain tumours

Therapy could boost potency of other cancer therapies when used in conjunction.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet Neurol
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New criteria help diagnose amyloid-associated lobar ICH

Development and validation of a model using CT and genetic data.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Anesth Analg
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For better postoperative QoL, go with lidocaine or magnesium

Lidocaine has also been shown to reduce opioid consumption.