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Obesity rates rise as adolescence approaches

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HEE launches ‘Cancer Workforce Plan for England’

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One-fifth of GP appointments in Scotland are ‘no-shows’

  • International Medical Press

Add folic acid to flour, urge health ministers

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Scarfs protect against asthma attacks, charity says

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‘Dangerous’ diet pills bypassing health system

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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Expert panel issues recommendations on drug monitoring for opioids

Drug monitoring may reduce illicit use.

Placenta consumption offers few benefits for new moms
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Placenta consumption offers few benefits for new moms

First results of a clinical trial testing the impact of placenta supplements on postpartum hormones, mood and energy.

Jawbone loss precede rheumatoid arthritis
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Jawbone loss precede rheumatoid arthritis

Individuals who were both RANKL- and ACPA-positive displayed even more pronounced jawbone loss.

Should patients contribute to their medical records?
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Should patients contribute to their medical records?

Experts suggest the practice could reduce time spent on documentation and improve doctor-patient relationships.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JPSM
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A new way to prevent phantom-limb pain in children

Gabapentin works in adults, and now children, too.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Clin Rheumatol
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Osteoarthritis injection may affect metabolism in diabetes

Be cautious when prescribing this treatment.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cochrane review finds little evidence in support of common neuropathic pain drug

However, other meta-analyses have suggested oxcarbazepine is effective.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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Going high tech

Saving valuable clinical time with voice recognition technology

Guy's and St Thomas' research unit receives MHRA accreditation
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Guy's and St Thomas' research unit receives MHRA accreditation

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust has become the first NHS-managed facility in London to be granted phase I accreditation.

Joint and Bone Disease: Monthly Essentials December 2017
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Joint and Bone Disease: Monthly Essentials December 2017

Febuxostat for gout gets government safety communication | Best opioid prescribing approach for OA

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Bisphosphonates effective in Paget’s disease, according to Cochrane review

However, the overall quality of evidence is low.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Diabetes
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Are short-term oral corticosteroids safe in patients with diabetes?

Mitigation of adverse events is possible.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Osteoporos Int
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Do antiosteoporosis medications lead to venous thromboembolism?

Results of a cohort study.

Global alliance calls for political leadership on noncommunicable diseases
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Global alliance calls for political leadership on noncommunicable diseases

Delegates from around the world will discuss leadership on noncommunicable diseases at a major forum this week.