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Trump fires US Surgeon General

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Test new prisoners for HCV, says NICE

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Standard urine test for UTI questioned
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Standard urine test for UTI questioned

Women who consult their GP with symptoms of an uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) can probably be treated without the need for a traditional urine...

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Neurol
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Urinary dysfunction predicts symptom burden, progression in early PD

Urinary dysfunction is an early marker of higher motor and non-motor disability in patients with Parkinson's disease.

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Bladder cancer: what urinary diversion technique is best?

Indiana pouch and ileal conduit techniques may be better for urinary outcomes, but sexual function is better with neobladder.

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Mass incarceration contributes to racial health disparities in the USA
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Mass incarceration contributes to racial health disparities in the USA

Research into interventions, policies, and practices is needed to reduce the harmful effects of mass incarceration

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  • Clinical Essentials from Can J Urol
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RARP vs brachytherapy in low-risk prostate cancer

Results downsize the previously reported urinary function benefits of brachytherapy.

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The general election and the NHS

Need to raise the profile of the future of NHS in this general election campaign

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World Medical Association to tackle widespread harassment in the medical workplace
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World Medical Association to tackle widespread harassment in the medical workplace

The WMA Council will present a new policy document on the issue to the October meeting of the General Assembly.

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Renal masses: tetrafecta rates with robotic vs open partial nephrectomy

This Cleveland Clinic study found the robotic technique was superior for T1b, but not T1a renal masses.

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Hyperkalemia and serum potassium variability common in hemodialysis | NKF
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Hyperkalemia and serum potassium variability common in hemodialysis | NKF

Fifty-one percent of patients had atrial fibrillation during the study while only 12% had a known history of atrial fibrillation.

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Third of emergency cancer cases saw no GP
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Third of emergency cancer cases saw no GP

Nearly a third of patients with cancer diagnosed as an emergency presentation had not previously consulted their GP about relevant symptoms, a UK study...

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Bladder cancer: accuracy of the UBC Rapid urine-based point-of-care diagnostic test

An alternative to low-sensitivity, high-cost cytology?

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Prostate cancer: Decipher informs radiotherapy choices

Interim results from the multicenter prospective PRO-IMPACT study.

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Admission serum potassium levels linked to mortality in hospitalized patients | NKF
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Admission serum potassium levels linked to mortality in hospitalized patients | NKF

Among all hospitalized inpatients, those with admission serum potassium <4.0 mEq/L and >5.0 mEq/L were at increased risk.

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Treatment of active lupus nephritis with voclosporin: increased efficacy at 48-weeks | NKF
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Treatment of active lupus nephritis with voclosporin: increased efficacy at 48-weeks | NKF

The 48-week data showed an increased statistically significant separation in complete response between low-dose voclosporin and placebo.

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