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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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New in Stroke

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Brain health in older adults: data raise concern about aggressive BP targets

A cohort study of participants in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging.

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials December 2017
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials December 2017

Drug shows promise in infantile-onset SMA | SubQ Ig for CIDP maintenance | Thrombectomy delay for stroke? | Extracranial vein angioplasty ineffective in MS.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Use of carotid stenting rises in older adults despite STENT data

Pivotal trial showed that carotid endarterectomy was safer in this age group.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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PPAR-γ agonists appear effective for preventing stroke recurrence

Cochrane review is limited by study number, quality.

  • Clinical Summaries from J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
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Does nicotine, alcohol use influence functional outcome after intracerebral haemorrhage?

Legal drug use is common in patients with ICH.

  • Clinical Summaries from Eur J Heart Fail
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Serum uric acid independently predicts adverse outcomes in HFrEF

Results from randomised, double-blinded PARADIGM-HF trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Sci Rep
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For poststroke depression, this treatment looks best

Noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors stand out among the options.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMJ
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Apixaban bests other anticoagulants for stroke prevention in Afib

Large meta-analysis, review of cost-effectiveness puts apixaban first.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Coll Cardiol
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ACC expert consensus decision pathway for managing bleeding on anticoagulants

A series of online graphics help to navigate a complex set of options.

Vitamin D deficiency linked to carotid atherosclerosis
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Vitamin D deficiency linked to carotid atherosclerosis

Findings from a meta-analysis of 11 studies.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Coll Cardiol
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Afib: NOACs yield better renal outcomes than warfarin

Mayo clinic study shows reduced kidney risks with dabigatran, rivaroxaban.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS Med
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Postmenopausal HT: timing, type influence effect on stroke risk

A pooled analysis of nearly 89,000 Swedish postmenopausal women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Stroke
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Cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage: induced hypertension is not beneficial

Randomized controlled trial was stopped early.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Stroke rehabilitation: efficacy of virtual reality remains unclear

A Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis.