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NHS winter crisis set to be worse than predicted

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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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  • Clinical Essentials from FDA
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FDA approves adjuvant sunitinib for high-risk RCC

First adjuvant treatment for renal cell carcinoma.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS One
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Folic acid may help reduce congenital heart defect risk

Women should be encouraged to take folic acid supplements during pregnancy.

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ASCO expands TAPUR study in 4 cancer types

Tumor types include ovarian, breast, colorectal, and NSCLC.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Ther
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Liraglutide’s CV benefit seen only when added to metformin

Significant real-life differences seen when liraglutide was combined with sulfonylureas vs metformin.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Br J Dermatol
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Psoriasis: ixekizumab increases infection risk

Integrated analysis from 7 clinical trials.

  • Clinical Essentials from Oncotarget
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HR+ metastatic breast cancer: metformin fails to boost AI efficacy

Phase 2 study shows no difference in ORR, PFS, or OS..

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Parkinson's disease: polypharmacy often leads to drug interactions

A cohort study of patients with Parkinson’s disease receiving multiple medications.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Headache
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Migraine, contraceptives, and stroke: jury is still out

A systematic review of 15 studies with more than 22,500 women.

Digestive Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017
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Digestive Disease: Monthly Essentials November 2017

PPIs and strong gastric cancer link | Biologics and biomarker-based treatment in Crohn's | IBD risk after antibiotics | FIT could spare many colonoscopies.

Can non-rifamycin antibiotics alter the efficacy of hormonal contraceptives?
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Can non-rifamycin antibiotics alter the efficacy of hormonal contraceptives?

Results from a systematic review.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol
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HCV-3: LDV/SOF + RBV yields 94% clearance rate

12 wk course does well in a real-world setting.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Hematol
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MDS/MPN: ruxolitinib + azacytidine fares well in phase 2 trial

More than a half of patients achieved response.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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Early breast cancer: duloxetine effective for AI-induced arthralgia

Data from SWOG's S1202 randomized, double-blind, phase 3 trial.

  • Clinical Essentials from World J Urol
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Localized PCa: RP, RT extend survival in older men

Survival benefit observed for Gleason grade II-V, but not I.