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NICE issues guidelines for preventing drug misuse

A third of individuals aged 16-59 y have used an illegal substance at some point in their lives.

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Flu, norovirus alert from Cambridge University Hospitals

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Is the childhood obesity trend reversing?

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Short-cycle ART acceptable to young people with HIV

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  • Clinical Essentials from Inflamm Bowel Dis
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eHealth monitoring: a safe, effective tool in pediatric IBD

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Can a higher BMI lead to lower mortality?

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Researchers find autism biomarkers in infancy

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Are teens developing online gambling and gaming addictions?

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Antibiotics could be alternative to surgery as treatment for appendicitis

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Wait for surgery is too long, says Royal College

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Children’s daily sugar intake equivalent to 20 chocolate chip biscuits

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30% of neonatal unit admissions may be unnecessary

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BMA survey: 42% of European GPs may leave UK

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Rise in A&E referrals from NHS 111 service

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One-off screening test cuts bowel cancer risk by third, study shows

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Pain
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Are there age-related changes in pain sensitivity?

Results of a meta-analysis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Hypertension
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Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy have effects across generations

Children born from these pregnancies have higher BP, markers of CVD risk.

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Inhaler labels improve users’ technique
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Inhaler labels improve users’ technique

Attaching personalised labels explaining the correct use of dry powder inhalers achieves long term improvement in technique among patients with asthma,...

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Infect. Dis.
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Pregnancy: is routine screening for chlamydia cost-effective?

Over 1.3 million US cases of C trachomatis infection were reported in 2010.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Pediatrics
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Teen suicide attempts drop in states with same-sex marriage laws

Effect driven by teens self-identifying as sexual minorities.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obesity (Silver Spring)
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Depression improves with internet obesity treatment

The study is the first to look at the effect of an internet-based weight loss treatment on depressive symptoms.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BJOG
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Low-flow oxygen during second stage of labor does not affect umbilical artery pH

Routine use of oxygen without benefit during labor.

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  • Clinical Essentials from American Psychological Association
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Stress linked to frequent device checking

Devices are nearly ubiquitous among Americans.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gyneol
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Suboptimally dated pregnancies: guidelines on management

ACOG Committee Opinion released.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Psychiatry
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Schizophrenia’s toll: nearly 15 years

The study is the first systematic review to look at life expectancy in patients with schizophrenia.

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Guidelines for vitamin D supplements reviewed

Key messages from global and national guidelines highlighted.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Intensive Care Med
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Pediatric sepsis: 2005 pediatric shock criteria questionable for predicting mortality

Clinicians should consider lactate, cardiovascular, and other derangements for predicting pediatric mortality in sepsis.

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Children more likely than adults to report a headache at stroke onset | ISC
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Children more likely than adults to report a headache at stroke onset | ISC

Headache was present in nearly half of all children older than three who were having a stroke.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Blood Cancer J
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ALL in children: BMI at diagnosis linked to neither response nor relapse

Inferior OS was observed in obese patients.

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