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General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

  • UK Professional News

CQC suspends routine inspections in response to winter pressures

  • International Medical Press

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

  • International Medical Press

NHS to track winter illness patterns

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Sex Transm Dis
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Chlamydia: 8-week interval achieves highest retest uptake after diagnosis

Patients with a recent urogenital chlamydia are at high risk for recurrence.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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Pregnancy UTI: sulfonamides, nitrofurantoin overprescribed despite risks

CDC data show use is common in first trimester despite risk for birth defects.

Endometriosis may increase risk for interstitial cystitis
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Endometriosis may increase risk for interstitial cystitis

The risk of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis could be four-times higher in women with endometriosis.

WHO launches online course for clinicians on antibiotic prescribing
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WHO launches online course for clinicians on antibiotic prescribing

The launch of the course comes at a time when concerns continue to mount about antimicrobial resistance.

  • Clinical Essentials from Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis
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Another tomato benefit: protection from prostate cancer

Meta-analysis of 30 studies, more than 260,000 participants.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Geriatr Soc
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UTI: confusion drives excessive antibiotic prescribing for the elderly

Antibiotics often used for asymptomatic bacteriuria in settings of new or worsening confusion.

Language is powerful when expressing diagnostic uncertainty
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Language is powerful when expressing diagnostic uncertainty

Parents of paediatric patients may react more negatively to doctors who communicate uncertainty of diagnosis explicitly.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Emerg Med
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HIV: routine use of antigen-antibody test boosts ED diagnoses

Integrated HIV testing promotes early treatment and linkage to care.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Oncol
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mCNPC: abiraterone improves QoL in newly diagnosed patients

Patient-related outcomes from LATITUDE.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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mRCC: cabozantinib tops everolimus in patients with bone metastases

Subgroup analysis of the METEOR trial shows improved PFS, OS, and ORR.

  • Clinical Essentials from Nutrients
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Meta-analysis: soy intake cuts prostate cancer risk

Review involved 30 studies, with over 266K participants.

Lithuanian doctors take to the streets over working conditions
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Lithuanian doctors take to the streets over working conditions

The European Junior Doctors has expressed solidarity with Lithuanian doctors

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer
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Unfavorable-risk PCa: low testosterone at PSA failure confers poor survival

Testing may help guide treatment decisions.

UK experts accuse WHO of discriminating against older people
  • UK Medical News
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UK experts accuse WHO of discriminating against older people

In a letter in the Lancet, 3 UK professors warn the WHO that it risks being branded as a champion of age discrimination.