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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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Evaluating interventions for HCV prevention in people who inject drugs
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Evaluating interventions for HCV prevention in people who inject drugs

First global review to measure the effect of NSP and OST for preventing HCV transmission in PWID.

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.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J R Soc Med
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CBT reduces repeat suicide risk

CBT has been associated with reduced self-harm, also.

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Coordinated care models promising in opioid use disorder

Systematic review finds patterns in treatment that work.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Psychol Med
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CBT beats relaxation therapy for some anxiety disorders

New studies since last meta-analysis shift conclusions for some conditions.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Biomarker models predict conversion from MCI to Alzheimer’s disease

A longitudinal cohort study of 525 patients with MCI in the Netherlands.

Warning over growing numbers of patients with neurological disorders
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Warning over growing numbers of patients with neurological disorders

The burden of neurological disorders is discussed in a Global Burden of Disease (GBD) international project published in The Lancet Neurology.

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.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Clin Psychiatry
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Bolstering cognition in bipolar disorder

Cognitive dysfunction is a strong predictor of functional outcomes.

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.

Mental Health: Monthly Essentials October 2017
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Mental Health: Monthly Essentials October 2017

Lithium as suicide preventive | Less pessimism about first-episode psychosis | Antidepressant continuation when anxiety remits.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Pediatrics
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Youth antidepressant use tied to type 2 diabetes

Blood sugar monitoring might be prudent in these patients.

  • 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.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry
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Bipolar depression in children alleviated by lurasidone

Few studies of bipolar depression in children have been conducted.