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Ministers scrap data collection on NHS staff assaults

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Overseas visitors policy threat to all, say experts

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Prioritize child health in policy-making, says RCPCH

  • International Medical Press

GP referrals reduce diabetes risk in third of patients

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England to ban ‘supersized’ chocolate bars in hospitals

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DH announces state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care
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Tip for your type 2 diabetes patients: save the carbs for last

Protein preload stimulates insulin, incretin secretion for lower postmeal glucose spikes.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from N Engl J Med
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Dual therapy with dabigatran for post-PCI Afib bests triple therapy with warfarin

Lower bleeding risk, similar thrombotic event risk tips balance toward dual therapy.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Heart Assoc
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Early follow-up linked to post-AMI statin adherence

Collaborative team care can ensure patients benefit from treatment.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Semin Arthritis Rheum
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Women with RA are likelier to develop COPD, regardless of smoking

But asthma risk is not increased.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from International Journal of COPD
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Beta-blockers are underprescribed in COPD

Yet they have a good safety profile and beneficial effect.

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.

Junior doctors in Poland on hunger strike
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Junior doctors in Poland on hunger strike

A number of junior doctors in Poland have gone on hunger strike over poor pay and working conditions, and healthcare funding.

Less sleep linked to risk for gestational diabetes
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Less sleep linked to risk for gestational diabetes

Short sleep duration was associated with three-fold increased risk for gestational diabetes.

Sharp rise in teenage girls self-harming
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Sharp rise in teenage girls self-harming

Children and teenagers who self-harmed were nine times more likely to die of unnatural causes.

Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ
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Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ

From 23 October 2017, patients who are unable to establish their entitlement to free care, will be charged upfront for treatment.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Coll Cardiol
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Mitral regurgitation: new consensus recommendations from ACC

Suggestions on when to consider medical therapies, device therapies, and surgery.

Reduction in hospital beds leaves NHS at a breaking point
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Reduction in hospital beds leaves NHS at a breaking point

Findings from a King’s Fund study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Intern Med
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New guidelines for reducing hospital lab testing

Reducing cost is not the only benefit.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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A NHS success story

Taking positive lessons