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  • Clinical Essentials from Rheumatology (Oxford)
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Gout can be successfully managed in primary care

No specialist needed for gout management.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Intern Med
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Higher risk of death is linked to hip fracture for many years afterward

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Rheum Dis
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Fracture risk higher in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis

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  • Clinical Essentials from Aging Dis
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Low normal TSH linked to osteoporosis in older women

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)
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Rheumatoid arthritis: seropositive RA linked to earlier menopause

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  • Clinical Essentials from Annals of Internal Medicine
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Knee and hip osteoarthritis interventions no better than usual care

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  • Clinical summaries
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Ankle sprain: Exercise and bracing may give best results

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  • Univadis Medical News
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Rheumatoid arthritis on a decline in the UK

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  • Univadis Medical News
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Concerns voiced after first baby is born using pronuclear transfer

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Professional & Business

  • International Medical Press

Vaccines fast-tracked to prevent global epidemics

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  • International Medical Press

Yorkshire CCGs place ban on expensive treatments

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  • International Medical Press

Addenbrooke’s hospital comes out of special measures

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  • International Medical Press

Forecasts suggest NHS will need extra £88bn by 2067

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  • International Medical Press

BMA accuses PM of ‘scapegoating’ GPs for NHS crisis

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  • International Medical Press

Half of women face red flag event during childbirth

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pain
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Chronic opioid therapy: how do patients get started?

24% of patients report taking opioids for indications other than intended.

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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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  • Clinical Essentials from Acta Orthop
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Arthroplasty deaths linked to comorbidities

The percentage of THA and TKA patients with comorbidities is increasing.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Acta Anaesthesiol Scand
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Systematic review: cannabinoid medications fail to relieve acute pain

Data suggest no benefit over placebo, lack of synergy or additive effect with opioids.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Nat Rev Rheumatol
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Osteoarthritis: leptin has many roles in rheumatic conditions

Understanding how leptin leptin works may lead to new options for inflammatory diseases.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Overview of Cochrane reviews: physical activity may reduce chronic pain severity

The overall quality of evidence is low.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Care & Research
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Younger age, higher BMI among risk factors for enthesitis in psoriatic arthritis

Little is known about the clinical presentation of enthesitis in PsA.

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Aspirin for frequent tension headache queried
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Aspirin for frequent tension headache queried

Evidence of aspirin’s efficacy for relieving acute pain in people with frequent episodic tension-type headache is limited, a Cochrane review of randomised...

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Fresh Brexit concerns for European doctors
  • Univadis Medical News
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Fresh Brexit concerns for European doctors

Organisations representing doctors have warned Brexit must not be permitted to threaten Europe’s health.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Osteoporos Int
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In mild knee OA, high-impact exercise is a safe way to strengthen bone

High-impact exercise benefits postmenopausal women with mild knee OA.

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  • Clinical Essentials from AIDS
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In AIDS, ART therapy but not disease status is linked to bone loss

AIDS treatment is linked to loss of bone density.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
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Cochrane Review: yoga may reduce pain, disability from chronic low back pain

Nearly 20% of yoga users say their use was for back pain.

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Short-term Yoga benefits chronic low back pain | Cochrane review
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Short-term Yoga benefits chronic low back pain | Cochrane review

High quality evidence for Yoga as a therapy for low back pain remains limited.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Osteoporos Int
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Osteoporosis: adherence to teriparatide treatment in real world linked to fewer fractures

Real-world treatment studies of approved drugs provide important data on adherence and outcomes.

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