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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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  • Clinical Essentials from J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
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Ischemic stroke: clinical factors predict risk after septicemia

7 factors predict long-term risk for ischemic stroke after hospitalization for septicemia.

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Liver cirrhosis and stroke risk
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Liver cirrhosis and stroke risk

Individuals with liver cirrhosis have higher risk of stroke

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arch Phys Med Rehabil
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Falls after stroke: what are the risk factors?

Various factors, some potentially modifiable, increase the risk that patients who have had stroke will experience a fall.

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Tomato cuts stroke, cardiovascular diseases risk | Meta-analysis

High intake of lycopene significantly reduces risk.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Neurology
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Stroke rates drop for US men, but not women

The effect was driven by a decrease in ischemic stroke.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Neurol
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Triggers, risk factors for recrudescence of stroke deficits identified

Infection, hypotension, and stress are among the possible triggers.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMJ Open
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For post-stroke depression, which medication is best?

About one third of stroke survivors experience depression.

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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials August 2017
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials August 2017

FDA approves newborn MRI device | Creatine disappoints in Huntington's | Ataluren bests placebo in some DMD | NOACs vs VKAs in real-world Afib.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA
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In SAVR, cerebral embolic protection devices don't live up to their name

No reduced risk for cerebral infarction vs using a standard aortic cannula in short term.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Neurology
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S2TOP-BLEED score predicts post-stroke antiplatelet bleeding risk

The new score uses 10 clinical factors to estimate major bleeding risk.

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Big data identifies surprising connections between illnesses
  • Univadis Medical News
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Big data identifies surprising connections between illnesses

The findings could change how certain diseases are treated in the future.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Oncotarget
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Meta-analysis suggests HBV tied to lower risk for stroke

Evidence limited to observational cohort studies.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Heart Assoc
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Platelet aggregation does not predict CV events in stable CAD

Study results do not support routine risk stratification in aspirin-treated patients.

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Stroke risk increases with statin discontinuation despite reaching target cholesterol levels
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Stroke risk increases with statin discontinuation despite reaching target cholesterol levels

A new study has identified a higher stroke risk for patients who stop taking statins within 3-6 months of hospital discharge following ischaemic stroke.

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