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EMA recommends suspension of several medicines due to unreliable study data
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EMA recommends suspension of several medicines due to unreliable study data

The European Medicines Agency inspection team identified a number of concerns, including misrepresentation of study data.

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Intracranial atherosclerotic disease linked to dementia

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Trump's proposed healthcare Bill pulled at 11th hour

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Dementia patients receiving PPIs are prone to pneumonia

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Insulin resistance linked to cognitive decline

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Errorless learning vs trial and error: which is better for patients with dementia?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Rheumatol Int
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Arthritis and cognitive impairment: no link found in large study

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Can supplements prevent dementia?

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Antiplatelet agent could reduce dementia risk

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Professional & Business

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Half of £2bn cash boost spent outside NHS

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Report: GPs not treating gynaecological patients ‘with dignity or respect’

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Bariatric surgery rationing ‘misguided’

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Scottish NHS increases access to IVF treatment

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£2bn for social care ‘not solution to the crisis’

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Less than half of women breastfeed after 2 months

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Dementia: restlessness linked to other neuropsychiatric symptoms

Adds to caregiver burden.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cerebrospinal biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease may not be so useful

Cochrane review finds limited evidence for tau.

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Hormonal therapy in early menopause associated with functional brain changes and performance

Functional MRI testing may help explain effects of HT.

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Dementia: Monthly Essentials March 2017
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Dementia: Monthly Essentials March 2017

Sleep duration and dementia | Nonresponse to antipsychotics a bad sign in dementia

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Do VIP patients get better care?
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Do VIP patients get better care?

A new study finds doctors can feel pressured by so-called VIPs to provide additional tests or treatments that they believed were unnecessary.

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Tributes paid to doctors who rushed to save lives during London terrorist attack
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Tributes paid to doctors who rushed to save lives during London terrorist attack

Doctors and nurses from a nearby hospital sprinted across Westminster Bridge during the attack to get to victims.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Geriatr Soc
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Smell loss is a risk for mortality for all elderly patients

Not just those with cognitive decline.

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European junior doctors group issues warning on Brexit
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European junior doctors group issues warning on Brexit

The European Junior Doctors Permanent Working Group warns that the UK's departure from the EU will have “profound repercussions for the medical profession".

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Can sense of smell predict 10-year mortality in older patients?
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Can sense of smell predict 10-year mortality in older patients?

Participants with subjective olfactory impairment were 30 per cent more likely to die.

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Google’s kidney injury deal should serve as a “cautionary tale for health care”
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Google’s kidney injury deal should serve as a “cautionary tale for health care”

The collaboration allowed Google to access 1.6 million identifiable patient records that included information about HIV status, drug overdoses and abortions.

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GPs in Accident and Emergency, will it work?

New budget scheme to tackle hospital overcrowding

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Is PTSD a predictor of dementia?

A hidden confounding variable comes to light.

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Weight loss in limbs, not trunk, associated with dementia

It's not just the weight loss that matters, it's also the location.

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Delirium associated with 5-fold increased mortality in acute cardiac patients
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Delirium associated with 5-fold increased mortality in acute cardiac patients

Authors of a new study say a protocol for the early identification of delirium in the CICU could be beneficial.

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