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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

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Scotland to tackle GP workforce deficit

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HPV vaccine could mean only 3 smear tests in lifetime

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Latinos less aware of AEDs | AHA
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Latinos less aware of AEDs | AHA

26% of Latinos reported not knowing what an AED was, compared to 5% of non-Latinos

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Fam Med
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Pathologic pediatric murmur: simple technique can rule it out.

A reliable clinical tool for distinguishing the pathological from the positional.

Pay gap widening between general practitioners and specialists
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Pay gap widening between general practitioners and specialists

A new report examines remuneration of doctors across OECD countries.

  • 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.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Gastroenterol
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Weekend admission worse than weekday for some patients with GI bleed

Higher mortality found in meta-analysis.

BP measurements used in aggressive SPRINT trial were valid | AHA
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BP measurements used in aggressive SPRINT trial were valid | AHA

Concern had been expressed that attaining the SPRINT BP goals may lead to over-treatment in clinical practice.

New guidelines redefine hypertension
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New guidelines redefine hypertension

The new guidelines eliminate prehypertension, and define stage 1 hypertension as 130-139/80-89mmHg.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Intern Med
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What does noninvasive cardiac testing add for the ED patient with chest pain?

For low-intermediate risk patients, only extensive testing with no outcome improvement.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Quantia MD
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An expert weighs in on the new AHA/ACC hypertension guidelines

William White, Past President, American Society of Hypertension, offers some insights.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS One
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How frequently should people be screened for diabetes?

Prediction model for individualized screening intervals can be integrated into electronic health records.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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The app is now ready to see you

Application allows e-consultation at any time of the day

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Circulation
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How many people are the new AHA/ACC hypertension guidelines going to affect?

Almost 1 in 2 adults will now have hypertension, up from a third.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Coll Cardiol
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3 systematic reviews underlie the new hypertension guidelines

The reviews addressed 3 questions critical to the recommendations.

Consuming variety of nuts may lower risk of cardiovascular disease
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Consuming variety of nuts may lower risk of cardiovascular disease

A new study has identified an inverse association between total nut consumption and total cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease.