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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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Physical inactivity has taken a heavy toll on NHS Wales
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Physical inactivity has taken a heavy toll on NHS Wales

The spending on preventable diseases was £35 million in 2015.

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017

Hypothermia for TBI? | Antidiabetics and dementia risk | Individualizing PML risk assessment in MS | No benefit with O2 supplementation in stroke.

Warning over growing numbers of patients with neurological disorders
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Warning over growing numbers of patients with neurological disorders

The burden of neurological disorders is discussed in a Global Burden of Disease (GBD) international project published in The Lancet Neurology.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Stroke
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Study identifies predictors of AMI after stroke admission

A large cohort study analyzing data from the National Inpatient Sample.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Intern Med
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PPIs: risk for stroke, MI rises with long-term use and high doses

Nationwide cohort study show greatest risk with high doses.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Osteoporos Int
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Stroke, PPIs, and the risk for osteoporosis

Do PPIs lead to more fractures?

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Circulation
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Stroke: use of endovascular thrombectomy is up since pivotal trials

A cohort study of EVT use among more than 2.4 million patients with ischemic stroke.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cochrane review: lower BP targets offer no benefit

Best available evidence does not support some clinical guidelines.

  • Clinical Summaries from Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
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Free triiodothyronine levels at admission can predict post-stroke infections

Study warrants further investigation for TSH and FT4 levels.

Call to action on stroke inequalities in Europe
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Call to action on stroke inequalities in Europe

Experts have urged political leaders to reduce inequalities in stroke remission and survival rates.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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Study reveals uptick in CV risk factors among patients with stroke

A cohort study of more than 900,000 admissions for acute ischemic stroke.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JACC Heart Fail
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Considering LVAD? baseline factors predict higher stroke risk

A cohort study of more than 7000 LVAD recipients.

European Cardiology Society launches A.fib guidelines app
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European Cardiology Society launches A.fib guidelines app

The apps are linked to allow transfer of data between patients and healthcare professionals.

Thrombolysis safe in stroke patients with dementia
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Thrombolysis safe in stroke patients with dementia

People under the age of 80 with dementia and stroke were less likely to receive IV thrombolysis as often as patients with stroke but no dementia.