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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

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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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ESMO announces winner of first award for immuno-oncology
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ESMO announces winner of first award for immuno-oncology

The ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology was created this year in commemoration of the organisation’s first President, Prof Georges Mathé.

WMA postpones 2019 Assembly amid safety concerns
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WMA postpones 2019 Assembly amid safety concerns

The World Medical Association said it would be unable to guarantee the safety of delegates.

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CDC issues guidance on caring for infants with congenital Zika

New recommendations focus on laboratory tests, clinical malformations

Antimicrobials and antiepileptics leading causes of pediatric drug-induced liver injury | AASLD
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Antimicrobials and antiepileptics leading causes of pediatric drug-induced liver injury | AASLD

The top five implicated agents were minocycline, valproate, azithromycin, and isoniazid.

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.

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Youth antidepressant use tied to type 2 diabetes

Blood sugar monitoring might be prudent in these patients.

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.

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MRI-estimated fetal weight is more accurate vs 2D u/s in twin gestations

Accurate diagnosis of size discrepancies may reduce risk for iatrogenic preterm delivery.

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Obstetrical delivery options in super obese patients: what's optimal?

Planned cesarean delivery vs induction of labor: no easy answer.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pediatr Allergy Immunol
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Obesity is a risk factor for repeat hospitalizations in pediatric asthma

Obesity is also a factor in length of stay.

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.

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Pediatricians, general practitioners are missing HPV vaccination opportunities

HPV vaccination in adolescent girls are missed during routine clinical visits.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry
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Family dysfunction matters in childhood OCD

Few OCD interventions are tailored to specific subsets of patients.

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Bipolar depression in children alleviated by lurasidone

Few studies of bipolar depression in children have been conducted.