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Details of junior doctor contract are published

Full details of the terms and conditions of the new contract for junior doctors in England have been published by NHS Employers.  
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about 4 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
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about 4 years ago
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First report on violent attacks on healthcare shows 959 deaths over two years

An attempt to track the number of attacks on healthcare in countries with emergencies has found a total of 594 attacks over a two year period from 2014 to 2015, resulting in 959 deaths and 1561 injuries.1  
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about 4 years ago
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Health insurer extinguishes tobacco investment

Health insurer Axa has announced that it is to become the first global insurer to divest its tobacco investments, worth around €1.7bn ($1.91bn; £1.3bn).  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Children 'denied mental health support' - BBC News

Mental health services turned away more than a quarter of children referred for support without help in England in 2015, a report says.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Gene therapy drug approval granted to GSK - BBC News

Regulators have given one of the world's largest drug companies approval to sell a new gene therapy.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Dr Heimlich saves choking woman with manoeuvre he invented - BBC News

The 96-year-old man behind the Heimlich manoeuvre has used the technique to save a woman choking at his retirement home.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Infections resist 'last antibiotic' in US - BBC News

The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Glasgow has highest lung disease death rate in Britain - BBC News

Scotland's urban areas, particularly around Glasgow, have the highest lung disease mortality rates in Britain, according to a new report.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Thousands of families await care cost decisions - BBC News

Almost 12,000 people in England are still waiting to hear if they are due millions of pounds in backdated care fees.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Dr Heimlich: 'Piece of meat came out and she started breathing' - BBC News

Dr Henry Heimlich has used the Heimlich manoeuvre to save a choking woman at his retirement home.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Seven days in medicine: 18-24 May

Junior doctors in England will vote from 17 June to 1 July on whether to accept the latest contract on their terms and conditions, and the result will be made known on 6 July. The BMA and the government agreed the details of the new contract on 18 May after 10 days of talks (full story doi:1136/bmj.i2853). For more coverage on the junior doctor contract in BMJ Careers see http://bit.ly/25jl3hP and http://bit.ly/20FtFvH.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Seven days in medicine: 18-24 May

Junior doctors in England will vote from 17 June to 1 July on whether to accept the latest contract on their terms and conditions, and the result will be made known on 6 July. The BMA and the government agreed the details of the new contract on 18 May after 10 days of talks (full story doi:1136/bmj.i2853). For more coverage on the junior doctor contract in BMJ Careers see http://bit.ly/25jl3hP and http://bit.ly/20FtFvH.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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How to Advise a Pregnant Patient Who Tests Positive for Zika

A medical ethicist offers more tips for doctors to share with patients to protect them from the Zika virus this summer, as well as what to say to those who are pregnant and become infected.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Seven days in medicine: 18-24 May

Junior doctors in England will vote from 17 June to 1 July on whether to accept the latest contract on their terms and conditions, and the result will be made known on 6 July. The BMA and the government agreed the details of the new contract on 18 May after 10 days of talks (full story doi:1136/bmj.i2853). For more coverage on the junior doctor contract in BMJ Careers see http://bit.ly/25jl3hP and http://bit.ly/20FtFvH.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Screening for prostate cancer: time to put all the data on the table

Ian Haines and colleagues call for access to all the publicly funded clinical trial data from two major trials to settle the controversies around screening for prostate cancer with prostate specific antigen  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Seven days in medicine: 18-24 May

Junior doctors in England will vote from 17 June to 1 July on whether to accept the latest contract on their terms and conditions, and the result will be made known on 6 July. The BMA and the government agreed the details of the new contract on 18 May after 10 days of talks (full story doi:1136/bmj.i2853). For more coverage on the junior doctor contract in BMJ Careers see http://bit.ly/25jl3hP and http://bit.ly/20FtFvH.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Zorro Swab Detects 20% More MRSA in Nursing Homes

The use of nasal swabs alone can lead to the underdetection of multidrug-resistant organisms, a study of nursing-home residents shows, but comprehensive swabbing can improve detection rates.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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EMA Launches Major Review After Fatal French Drug Trial

The agency will review existing guidelines for first-in-human clinical trials with the aim of identifying areas that need revision, with the ultimate goal of making the trials safer.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago