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Appendicitis: antibiotics could replace surgery

Meta-analysis evaluated nonoperative treatment for acute and uncomplicated cases.

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Experts recommend against low intensity pulsed ultrasound for patients with fractures

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Non-thoracic MRI is OK for pacemakers

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Cancer mortality rates falling faster in men than women

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Anxiety and depression increase risk of surgical wound complications

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  • Clinical Essentials from Gastric Cancer
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Gastric cancer: adjuvant CRT boosts survival in elderly patients

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong)
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TKA: local infiltration analgesia cuts post-op pain, but not LOS

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Total joint replacement: younger patients are at higher risk of revision than older patients

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Rating your doctor

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One-off screening test cuts bowel cancer risk by third, study shows

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Rise in A&E referrals from NHS 111 service

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Hospital cuts planned across England, reveals BBC

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Welsh medical professional training given £95m investment

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GPs told to ration stop smoking services

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NHS at ‘breaking point’, warns BMA

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Female life expectancy could exceed 90 years by 2030
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Female life expectancy could exceed 90 years by 2030

Experts are warning that policies must be put in place to support the growing older population.

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Rare disease alliance calls for minimum 3-fold increase in annual drug approvals
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Rare disease alliance calls for minimum 3-fold increase in annual drug approvals

EURORDIS, which represents 700 rare disease patient organisations, says it will not take no for an answer.

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European Medicines Agency broadens public access to drug data
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European Medicines Agency broadens public access to drug data

The EMA has launched a public consultation on the revised policy which will extend the scope of access to include explicitly corporate documents.

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Is predilation important for TAVI?

Study suggests direct TAVI and TAVI with BAV predilation produce similar outcomes.

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Skype helps with chronic knee pain
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Skype helps with chronic knee pain

An internet delivered programme produced meaningful improvements in pain and function among patients with chronic knee pain, research published in the...

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After hip or knee replacement, younger patients far likelier to need eventual revision

And revision often happened within 5 y in this large population-based study.

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European Commission warns of health risks with UV-C hospital equipment sterilisation process
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European Commission warns of health risks with UV-C hospital equipment sterilisation process

UV-C lamps are often used to sterilise hospital equipment

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RF ablation vs antiarrhythmics in paroxysmal Afib: one has better outcomes at 5 y

Afib symptoms, occurrence were lower with RFA.

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Isolated tricuspid regurgitation should sound warning bells for heart failure

Patients often present first with significant TR, which can mask underlying HF.

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Hepatectomy effective for managing gastric cancer liver metastases

A potential alternative to currently-recommended palliative care.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol
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Surgical vs expectant management of incomplete abortion after misoprostol

No differences in fertility, pregnancy complications, or cesarean delivery rates.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci
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Hysterectomy, regardless of oophorectomy or hormone replacement, increases risk of depressive symptoms

Risk increased even years after surgery.

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Pfizer's breast cancer drug too costly for NHS
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Pfizer's breast cancer drug too costly for NHS

NICE says palbociclib’s high cost is not justified by its potential benefits.

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Surgery cuts hyperglycaemia more than drugs
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Surgery cuts hyperglycaemia more than drugs

Bariatric surgery plus intensive medical therapy is more effective than drug treatment alone in reducing or even resolving hyperglycaemia in overweight...

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