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Financial problems 'endemic' in NHS - BBC News

Money problems in the NHS in England are becoming "endemic" - and despite extra money promised by government, there is no guarantee the service will get back on track, auditors say.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Two Fast-Track Strategies to Rule Out ACS in Chest Pain

Ruling out ACS in patients presenting with chest pain can be challenging. These new rule-out protocols could help.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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India to track progress of 75 cities to improve sanitation

The Indian government is to rank 75 of the country’s major cities according to their sanitation and cleanliness as part of a survey to map the progress of a national campaign launched in 2014 to end open defecation.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Fitness Wearables Go High Fashion Outside the Gym

Fitness and health monitoring is becoming ubiquitous, as evidenced by the debut of a woman's bracelet that tracks steps, calories, and other biometrics.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA fails to monitor fast tracked drugs after approval, says US watchdog

The US Food and Drug Administration is not properly keeping track of medicines that have reached the market after going through one of the agency’s rapid approval programs, says a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the auditing service of the US Congress.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA Fails to Track Postmarket Drug Studies Sufficiently: GAO

Drugs that get expedited approval go on market without strong evidence of effectiveness or safety, but the FDA does not keep good track of required studies, the GAO said.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Scientists Watch as Healthy Cells Turn Into Melanoma

Harvard researchers have engineered zebrafish to track melanoma as it begins with its initiation from neural crest progenitor-like cells. Can these observations help stop cancer before it even begins?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Facial surgeons call for review of two week cancer referral system

Facial surgeons have called for an urgent review of the two week fast track cancer referral system, saying that it is overwhelming the NHS and delaying access to treatment for patients who actually have head and neck cancer.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Facial surgeons call for review of two week cancer referral system

Facial surgeons have called for an urgent review of the two week fast track cancer referral system, saying that it is overwhelming the NHS and delaying access to treatment for patients who actually have head and neck cancer.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Trick of the Trade: Topical Tranexamic Acid Paste for Hemostasis

Topical tranexamic acid has been described for surface hemostasis. This trick of the track describes how to create a tranexamic acid paste.   
aliem.com
over 4 years ago
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Funding for mental health social worker fast-track scheme - BBC News

The Department of Health is giving £10m to a fast-track scheme training graduates to become social workers in community mental health teams.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Surveillance Systems to Track Progress Toward Polio Eradication — Worldwide, 2014–2015 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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Is the NHS in England stuck with soaring demand? - BBC News

As NHS performance targets are missed yet again, what will it take to get back on track?  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Dupilumab, a Monoclonal Antibody for Atopic Dermatitis

Learn about a novel biological therapy for atopic eczema, dupilumab, which is on a fast-track to FDA approval. How is it clarifying our understanding of the pathogenesis of this chronic disease?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Brain imaging reveals autism in boys

Researchers at Linköping University and the University of Gothenburg have developed a new brain imaging measure to identify autism in boys. The method opens up new possibilities to track progress and improve treatment.  
liu.se
over 4 years ago
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CMS: Dire MACRA Estimate for Small Practices Not 'Reality'

Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt told lawmakers that small practices can prosper just as much as larger ones in the MIPS track of the new Medicare payment system as long as they report performance data.  
medscape.com
over 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  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Specialists attack drug agency’s fast track approval scheme

A plan to fast track the approval of new medicines in Europe has been criticised by a group of leading specialists in pharmacology and public health.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Most government departments do not keep track of research they commission, inquiry finds

The inquiry found that research evidence on food banks, immigration, choice of GP, and drugs policy were among cases where results were “held back when the findings were politically awkward.”  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Alzheimer's Protein Tau Tracks Symptoms Better Than Amyloid Does

A new study suggests that tau imaging could be more useful as a diagnostic tool in patients with mild cognitive impairment.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago