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CBT can benefit severe depression
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CBT can benefit severe depression

Patients with the most severe depression can expect to get as much benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as those with less severe symptoms,...

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Diabetes associated with 9-year shorter life span in Chinese adults

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MSF respond to bombing at Nigerian refugee camp

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Concerns voiced after first baby is born using pronuclear transfer

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Drug errors main child safety threat

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GP workload is “unsustainable”

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A third of community-diagnosed asthmatics do not have asthma

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Healthcare-associated infections affect 1 in 6 children in paediatric intensive care units

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OECD report criticises pharmaceutical pricing strategies

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Professional & Business

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Yorkshire CCGs place ban on expensive treatments

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Vaccines fast-tracked to prevent global epidemics

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Forecasts suggest NHS will need extra £88bn by 2067

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Addenbrooke’s hospital comes out of special measures

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Half of women face red flag event during childbirth

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BMA accuses PM of ‘scapegoating’ GPs for NHS crisis

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Efficacy and safety of simtuzumab in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
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Efficacy and safety of simtuzumab in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Phase 2 trial of simtuzumab vs placebo.

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COPD: women smokers more vulnerable than men

Risk for airflow obstruction emerged at 10 pack-years in women vs 19 pack-years in men.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Allergy Clin Immunol
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Chronic cough: can FeNO diagnose cough-variant asthma, eosinophilic bronchitis?

If accurate, the test would offer a simple and rapid alternative to current diagnostic methods.

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What is the impact of weight loss and regain on CVD risk factors in type 2 diabetes?

Sustained weight loss is most beneficial, but all is not lost with regain.

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Twenty-four-hour ambulatory BP monitoring benefits some patients more than others

Ambulatory measure is not possible for all patients, so here are some factors for selection.

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Resting metabolic activity within amygdala linked to risk of cardiovascular events
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Resting metabolic activity within amygdala linked to risk of cardiovascular events

New and important insights into mechanisms translating stress to cardiovascular disease.

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Asthma: spacers do not reduce risk for severe exacerbations, oral thrush

The findings of this large cohort study challenge long-held assumptions that spacers improve pMDI effectiveness.

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Half have “red flag” event in childbirth
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Half have “red flag” event in childbirth

Half of women in England and Wales experience at least one “red flag” event during childbirth as a result of dangerously low staffing levels, a report...

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No asthma found in 1 in 3 with diagnosis
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No asthma found in 1 in 3 with diagnosis

A third of adults who had had asthma diagnosed in the previous five years showed no evidence of current asthma, a study in JAMA has found.1

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17-β-oestradiol may be helpful in women with schizophrenic psychoses
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17-β-oestradiol may be helpful in women with schizophrenic psychoses

The role of hormones in schizophrenic psychoses.

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Childhood manifestations of genetic liability of schizophrenia
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Childhood manifestations of genetic liability of schizophrenia

Antecedents to schizophrenia identified.

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Asthma: 33% of adults are misdiagnosed

Study underscores the hazards of a diagnosis based on symptoms and/or physical findings alone.

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Opioids no better than NSAIDs for chronic pain after car crash

Study shows no difference in risk for musculoskeletal pain at 6 wks.

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Woman dies after US antibiotic resistance
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Woman dies after US antibiotic resistance

A woman in the US died of septic shock last year after becoming infected with carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) that were resistant to all...

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