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General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

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Emotionally-demanding work and confrontational patients key stressors for GPs

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CQC suspends routine inspections in response to winter pressures

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NHS to save £136m by ‘curbing’ prescription costs

  • International Medical Press

Adopt new clinical assessment system, urges NHS

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GMC: medical profession at breaking point

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NHS bowel screening uptake increased 21% with reassuring reminders
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NHS bowel screening uptake increased 21% with reassuring reminders

Participation in the screening programme is currently low, with about 40% of people attending appointments.

Iron deficiency and low ferritin linked to ADHD
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Iron deficiency and low ferritin linked to ADHD

Meta-analysis of 17 studies.

Even mild iodine deficiency can affect fertility
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Even mild iodine deficiency can affect fertility

Moderate to severe iodine deficiency was associated with a 46 per cent decrease in conception.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Oncol
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NSCLC: nivolumab, EGFR-TKI combo tied to higher IP risk

Patients who received both treatments were more likely to develop IP.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Nephrol
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ND-CKD: oral iron shows limited efficacy for anemia

FIND-CKD data show that only 1 in 5 patients respond by week 4.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Acad Dermatol
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AAD releases new guidelines for basal cell carcinoma

New expert guidelines for stratification, biopsy, and treatment of BCC.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Recomm Rep
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ACIP updates guidelines for Hep B vaccination

Recommendations support universal vaccination within 24 hours of birth.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Gastroenterology
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Small bowel Crohn’s: multisociety guideline on CTE and MRE reporting

Consensus recommendations for adult and pediatric disease imaging.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Ther
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Which oral diabetes medications are patients most likely to keep taking?

Medication persistence varies by drug class.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Acad Dermatol
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AAD releases new guidelines for cutaneous SCC

New expert guidelines for stratification, biopsies, and treatment of cSCC.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Psychiatry
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PTSD: propranolol weakens memory permanently when combined with reactivation

Reduction in symptoms seen at 6 months following treatment.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Eur Psychiatry
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Depression: problem-solving therapy is comparable to other treatments

Meta-analysis crunches data from a growing number of trials, includes bias adjustment.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JACC Heart Fail.
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Meta-analysis: hs-cTn predicts new-onset HF

Addition of this biomarker to conventional risk factors improves discrimination.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS One
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Is maternal hyperglycemia teratogenic?

Rates of childhood obesity and T2DM are rising.