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Funding gap between mental health and acute services widens

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General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

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CQC suspends routine inspections in response to winter pressures

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NHS to save £136m by ‘curbing’ prescription costs

  • International Medical Press

Adopt new clinical assessment system, urges NHS

  • International Medical Press

GMC: medical profession at breaking point

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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New polygenic risk score predicts progression of Parkinson’s disease

Evaluation of a score based on 23 single-nucleotide polymorphisms.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMC Med
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Autism and maternal antidepressant use: a meta-analysis

Child's ASD risk increases with maternal antidepressant exposure.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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A new use for onabotulinum toxin-A: sleep bruxism

An RCT of BoNT-A injections into the masseter and temporalis muscles.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Psychiatry Res
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In schizophrenia, clozapine use is linked to lower cardiovascular fitness

Individuals treated with clozapine should be encouraged to maintain or improve cardiovascular fitness.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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DBS found safe, effective for treating Tourette’s syndrome

An international prospective registry study of 185 patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Mayo Clin. Proc.
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Warfarin for Afib: dementia risk drops with increasing TTR

A population-based cohort study of 2800 patients with Afib.

Link between epilepsy and mood disorders – only in focal epilepsy
  • Global Medical News
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Link between epilepsy and mood disorders – only in focal epilepsy

Identifying the specific genes that raise risk for both disorders could lead to the development of promising new treatments.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry
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Parkinson’s disease: multidisciplinary rehab boosts quality of life

An RCT of an intensive rehabilitation program among 250 patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from National Institute of Mental Health
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New youth, young adult, suicide screen available

The questionnaire includes 4 yes/no questions, and requires an average of 20 seconds to complete.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Eur Psychiatry
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Depression: problem-solving therapy is comparable to other treatments

Meta-analysis crunches data from a growing number of trials, includes bias adjustment.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Med J Aust
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Meta-analysis confirms cognitive decline during pregnancy

A meta-analysis of 20 studies among 1230 women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Psychiatr Pract
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Botulinum toxin shows promise in depression

The majority of the study population were men, suggesting that BTX works as well in men as in women.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Cancer
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Early breast cancer: feeling old, depression predict AI nonadherence

Arthralgias are being viewed as a sign of aging rather than an indication of efficacy.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Board Fam Med
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Antidepressants and incident hypertension are not associated

Even antidepressants implicated in earlier studies showed no link.