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Montelukast linked with neuropsychiatric side effects
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Montelukast linked with neuropsychiatric side effects

Depression, aggression, suicidal ideation and nightmares, were frequently reported in both adults and children.

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ED admission avoidance strategies are working

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Quality standard for end of life care in paediatric patients

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Primary care professionals blame others for patient safety incidents

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NICE emphasis importance of lifestyle change interventions for T2DM prevention

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Estimating cardiovascular risk in patients with severe mental illness

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ED staff fail to identify victims of female genital mutilation

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COPD in nurses linked to on-the-job disinfectant exposure│ERS

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Does smoking cessation after diagnosis improve survival in patients with cancer?

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Professional & Business

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90% of GP surgeries rated good or outstanding by CQC

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NICE approves nivolumab for lung cancer

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Improve access to end of life care, says report

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Prioritize respiratory care services, urges BLF

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NHS workers campaign for 3.9% pay rise

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Health secretary announces new plans to tackle sepsis

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New in Nurses

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Earlier successful extubation if sedation halted right after surgery

Results from the Strategy of Optimized Sedation­-Ventilation (SOS­Ventilation) study.

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Doctor organisations support treaty for elimination of nuclear weapons
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Doctor organisations support treaty for elimination of nuclear weapons

The treaty, which was adopted by the United Nations in July 2017, opened for signatures on Wednesday, September 20.

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Young adult women less likely to receive diabetes prevention efforts

Waiting until pregnancy to deliver lifestyle interventions may be “too little, too late.”

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CONUT score in elderly hypertensive patients predicts 90-d mortality

A higher score at hospital admission is an ominous sign.

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WHO warns urgent action is needed to beat noncommunicable diseases
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WHO warns urgent action is needed to beat noncommunicable diseases

The World Health Organisation has published a new progress monitor on noncommunicable diseases.

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Are your diabetes patients using alternative medicine?

Study finds about half are using complementary health approaches, some with possible adverse effects.

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British Thoracic Society launches quality standards for home oxygen use
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British Thoracic Society launches quality standards for home oxygen use

The Society is encouraging widespread use of the quality standards by NHS commissioners and healthcare practitioners.

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  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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GPs making a stand

GP shortage affects healthcare services

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EU launches new pan-European action plan on non-communicable diseases
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EU launches new pan-European action plan on non-communicable diseases

The project will include field-testing new care models in Lithuania, Italy and Spain.

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World Medical Association marks Medical Ethics Day
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World Medical Association marks Medical Ethics Day

The World Medical Association celebrated its 70th anniversary this week on Medical Ethics Day.

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Severe hypoglycemia, all-cause mortality linked in type 2 diabetes

Secondary analysis results from a large CV outcomes trial.

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Austerity measures are hindering young people’s access to mental health care
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Austerity measures are hindering young people’s access to mental health care

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found decreased funding for mental health services coincided with more emergency department attendances.

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Bisphosphonate reduces fracture in older nursing home residents | ASBMR
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Bisphosphonate reduces fracture in older nursing home residents | ASBMR

In regression models, new users of bisphosphonate had decreased risk of non-vertebral fx of 15%.

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Doctors call for increased supports for refugee health
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Doctors call for increased supports for refugee health

Doctors’ organisations have highlighted the plight of refugees.

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