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Queen’s speech promises change on mental health but ignores wider NHS problems

4 hours 56 min ago
Mental healthcare services in England will be the only part of NHS care to be changed by new legislation as part of the government’s plans for the next two years, announced in the Queen’s speech on...
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Fall in rate of stillbirth drives down perinatal mortality

5 hours 16 min ago
The rate of perinatal deaths in the UK has declined over two years, largely driven by a drop in rates of stillbirth, according to new figures.1The report, conducted by the National Perinatal...
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Authors’ reply to Dib

5 hours 56 min ago
Pre-endoscopy scoring systems do not take into account whether bleeding is from varices because that is unknown before endoscopy. Several risk scoring systems, however, such as the Glasgow Blatchford...
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Utility of AIMS65 score in predicting mortality in patients presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding

6 hours 56 min ago
Early risk stratification in patients presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding is used to facilitate accurate triage and assist in decision making such as the timing of endoscopy and...
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Caution with tissue adhesives for peri-ocular lacerations

7 hours 6 min ago
A 3 year old boy sustained a small laceration and bruising to his right brow. He was seen by his general practitioner, who used cyanoacrylate glue for wound closure. Unfortunately, the glue also...
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Seven days in medicine: 14-20 June 2017

12 hours 15 min ago
BrexitNew alliance will champion health in negotiationsThe newly formed Brexit Health Alliance will highlight healthcare research, access to technologies, and patient treatment in Brexit...
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Family history is strong risk factor in BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers, study finds

15 hours 6 min ago
The risk of developing breast cancer in women who carry BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations increases with the number of relatives who have a breast cancer diagnosis, a large prospective cohort study published...
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Combination of diet, exercise, and behaviour change may help weight loss in child obesity

15 hours 7 min ago
Interventions combining diet with physical activity and behavioural change can have a small, short term effect in reducing weight among children and adolescents who are overweight or obese, report...
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