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Concerns voiced after first baby is born using pronuclear transfer
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Concerns voiced after first baby is born using pronuclear transfer

The infant has the genetic make-up of his parents combined with a small amount of mitochondrial DNA from a donor.

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Prevalence of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome reaches 15 per 10,000

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

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Childhood BP trajectories are associated with cardiovascular risk factors

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CBT can benefit severe depression

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HIV-infected infants require early ART to optimize cognitive outcomes

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NHANES: genital HPV affects 45% of US men

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MSF respond to bombing at Nigerian refugee camp

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Antibiotic use during pregnancy increases risk for otitis media

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Professional & Business

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Vaccines fast-tracked to prevent global epidemics

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Yorkshire CCGs place ban on expensive treatments

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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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BMA accuses PM of ‘scapegoating’ GPs for NHS crisis

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Half of women face red flag event during childbirth

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Headache: Monthly Essentials January 2017
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Headache: Monthly Essentials January 2017

Aspirin and tension headache | Headache guidelines in children | Migraine and perioperative stroke.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Gynaecol Obstet
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Are obese women at increased risk for cesarean delivery?

Nulliparity and induction of labor identified as risk factors for CD.

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Drug errors main child safety threat
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Drug errors main child safety threat

Drug errors are the most common cause of patient care safety incidents involving children, a study of community based care provided in England and Wales...

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OECD report criticises pharmaceutical pricing strategies
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OECD report criticises pharmaceutical pricing strategies

Payers must be able to lower or withdraw payment for new therapies that do not live up to expectations in the real world, according to the OECD.

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A third of community-diagnosed asthmatics do not have asthma
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A third of community-diagnosed asthmatics do not have asthma

Potentially serious conditions were misdiagnosed as asthma in 2 per cent of participants.

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Emerging Infectious Disease: Monthly Essentials January 2017
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Emerging Infectious Disease: Monthly Essentials January 2017

Ebola vaccine | Zika persists in brain, placenta | 6% risk for Zika birth defects.

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  • Clinical Essentials from The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
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Scabies frequently misdiagnosed

WHO has declared scabies a neglected skin 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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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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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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Delayed cord clamping: decreased rates of anemia at 8-12 mo

Can decreased rates of childhood anemia translate to improved psychomotor development?

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Infective endocarditis up to 44 times more likely in ACHD

Valve-containing prosthetics, multiple cardiac lesions, history of IE, and male sex all increased risk for infection.

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The nightmare that is meningitis

Physicians need to remain ever vigilant to recognise meningitis in its early stages.

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World Health Organization joins others in plea for Syria
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World Health Organization joins others in plea for Syria

Some of the world's leading humanitarian organisations are warning that children in particular are at heightened risk of illness.

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