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Antipsychotic use during pregnancy not linked to increase in congenital malformations
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Antipsychotic use during pregnancy not linked to increase in congenital malformations

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Paediatrics: New guidance warns against focusing teens' attention on weight

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Diabetic Retinopathy: Reduced risk with oily fish

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Burnout: Survey finds half of senior medical workforce report feelings of burnout
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Burnout: Survey finds half of senior medical workforce report feelings of burnout

The survey is believed to be the first in the world to investigate levels of burnout using the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory in a cross-vocational nationwide survey of senior doctors and dentists.

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Humanitarian Crisis: WHO scales up response in Nigeria
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Humanitarian Crisis: WHO scales up response in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation’s emergency health team arrived in Maiduguri city in recent days to assess and respond to the health needs of 800,000 people in north eastern Nigeria.

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HCC: user-friendly nomogram predicts post-resection survival

Risk stratification for patients beyond BCLC stage A.

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Early short-term intensive insulin induces type 2 diabetes remission

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First expert consensus recommendations on sutureless and rapid deployment valves

Despite the increase in minimally invasive AVR with sutureless and rapid deployment valves, until now there have been no guidelines on their use.

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Donor stool is highly effective in C diff
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Donor stool is highly effective in C diff

Faecal transplantation with donor stool is more effective than transplanting a patient’s own stool in preventing further Clostridium difficile episodes...

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Head injury link to psychiatric disorders
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Head injury link to psychiatric disorders

Head injuries in childhood and adolescence are strongly linked with a range of outcomes including psychiatric disorders, low educational attainment, increased...

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Reducing the high cost of prescription drugs in the U.S
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Reducing the high cost of prescription drugs in the U.S

Prescription drug costs in the United States continue to rise well above inflation rates and make up an increasingly large share of total health care spending. A new report examines several reasons for these higher prices and also suggests policy changes that could help contain drug costs.

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HPV vaccine: do parents support school-entry requirements?

25 US states have proposed laws to require HPV vaccine for school entry, but only 2 have actually passed the legislation.

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Major salivary gland cancer: RT tops CRT for survival

Study adds to the knowledge base for treating this rare and heterogenous disease.

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Breast cancer: DNA therapy improves DFS in phase 2 trial

Study evaluates the benefit of adding Panagen to chemotherapy in patients with stage II-IV disease.

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Post-LT HCV: LDV/SOF yields 96% real-world clearance rate

Results of the largest multicenter real-world study to date.

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Gastric cancer: questioning the value of adjuvant chemotherapy

Survival benefit does not achieve significance in patients with locally advanced disease.

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Cervical cancer: older women equally likely to complete treatment, survive

Study shows no impact of age on completion of chemotherapy/radiation, disease-specific survival.

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