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NHS winter crisis set to be worse than predicted

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NICE approves ‘breakthrough’ breast cancer drugs

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Scotland steps up fight against alcohol abuse

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One-in-five EEA doctors plan to leave UK

  • International Medical Press

Scotland to tackle GP workforce deficit

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HPV vaccine could mean only 3 smear tests in lifetime

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from CNS Drugs
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Parkinson's disease: polypharmacy often leads to drug interactions

A cohort study of patients with Parkinson’s disease receiving multiple medications.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Headache
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Migraine, contraceptives, and stroke: jury is still out

A systematic review of 15 studies with more than 22,500 women.

Pay gap widening between general practitioners and specialists
  • Global Medical News
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Pay gap widening between general practitioners and specialists

A new report examines remuneration of doctors across OECD countries.

When should neurosurgeons retire?
  • Global Medical News
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When should neurosurgeons retire?

One in four of neurosurgeons surveyed felt older colleagues should undergo cognitive assessment and case review.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pediatrics
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Tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy: some children still getting codeine

The FDA warned against prescribing codeine to this patient group 4 y ago.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from FDA
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FDA approves device for reduction of opioid withdrawal symptoms

Neurostimulation may make opioid withdrawal easier on patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat
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Fluvoxamine effective for depression with neurological disorders

The drug may also improve sleep and cognitive function, but those findings need to be confirmed in clinical studies.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Geriatr Soc
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Dementia risk is not elevated for older PPI users

A cohort study among nearly 3500 older adults.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Stroke
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SSRIs not linked to post-thrombolysis intracerebral hemorrhage

An analysis of registry data for more than 6000 patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Res Clin Pract
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Stress hyperglycemia signals elevated diabetes risk

It may not be just a transient condition.

  • Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Metab
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Is cardiac autonomic neuropathy linked to obstructive sleep apnoea?

Study investigates the correlation of these conditions in patients with T1D.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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Virtual reality training: an effective alternative for stroke rehabilitation

VIRTUES phase 3 trial of patients with stroke-induced upper extremity deficits.

Lomustine and Bevacizumab in Progressive Glioblastoma
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
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Lomustine and Bevacizumab in Progressive Glioblastoma

The addition of bevacizumab to lomustine failed to increase overall survival but was associated with a small increase in progression-free survival.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from The Lancet
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Opioid use disorder: extended-release naltrexone effective, with significant caveat

The detox period might be too much.