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   ISSN (Print) 0278-2677
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  • Chronic tic disorders: diagnosis, treatment and management
    • Abstract: How different types of tic disorders are diagnosed and the appropriate therapeutic options for their management, with a focus on Tourette syndrome.

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      PubDate: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:36 GMT
       
  • Text messaging interventions boost medication adherence
    • Abstract: Analysis of 2,742 patients showed the use of text message reminders improved medication adherence by 17.8%.

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      PubDate: Fri, 5 Feb 2016 13:40 GMT
       
  • Painkiller use during pregnancy linked to reduced fertility in offspring
    • Abstract: Indomethacin and paracetamol use in female rats results in offspring having low ovary weights and reduced litter sizes.

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      PubDate: Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:50 GMT
       
  • Researchers unravel function of HIV defence protein
    • Abstract: Researchers investigate why TRIM5α protein lost ability to degrade HIV in rhesus monkey study.

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      PubDate: Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:34 GMT
       
  • Review of tramadol use within NHS Scotland following reclassification
    • Abstract: After growing reports of misuse and harm, including increased implication in drug-related deaths, the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs recommended that tramadol should be reclassified as a class C, Schedule 3 drug. This was enacted in June 2014.

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      PubDate: Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:00 GMT
       
  • Serious side effect with quinolone antibiotics
    • Abstract: A few weeks ago, I found myself in touch with a woman who was clearly unwell, with a lot of intractable peripheral pain, unable to work and unable to live a normal life. The symptoms had been of sudden onset and she associated them with a course of ciprofloxacin that she had been prescribed. The episode began 30 months before and, at the time of writing, is ongoing, with no signs of improvement....

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      PubDate: Tue, 2 Feb 2016 11:13 GMT
       
  • Ivacaftor shows good safety profile in young children
    • Abstract: Research shows that cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor is well tolerated but needs close monitoring in patients aged 2–5 years.

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      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:44 GMT
       
  • Dementia risk could be predicted using GP records
    • Abstract: UCL model shows promise in predicting dementia risk for patients aged 60-79 years.

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      PubDate: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:37 GMT
       
  • Non-pharmacy retailers ignore selling guidelines for paracetamol and
           aspirin, study shows
    • Abstract: Secret shopper study reveals more than half of retailers sold more than the recommended quantity of paracetamol or aspirin in one transaction.

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      PubDate: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:16 GMT
       
  • Belatacept improves long-term outcomes in kidney transplantation
    • Abstract: Kidney transplant patients treated with belatacept showed a 43% reduction in risk of death or graft loss.

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      PubDate: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:41 GMT
       
  • Antihistamine reduces pain in irritable bowel syndrome
    • Abstract: Patients given H1 antihistamine ebastine showed significant reduction in pain score in randomised trial.

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      PubDate: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:07 GMT
       
  • Side effects of Parkinson's treatment reduced by blocking brain protein
    • Abstract: Targeting p11 protein in dopamine-responsive region of the brain shows promise in mouse model of Parkinson’s disease.

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      PubDate: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:02 GMT
       
  • Experimental compound mimics antidepressant effects of ketamine in mice
    • Abstract: Researchers hope CGP3466B will lead to the development of faster-acting antidepressants.

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      PubDate: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:20 GMT
       
  • Opioid treatment duration linked with risk of depression
    • Abstract: New-onset depression could be associated with duration of use of opioids in chronic pain.

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      PubDate: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 16:21 GMT
       
  • Statins improve outcomes of heart surgery
    • Abstract: Use of atorvastatin and simvastatin is associated with improved post-operative outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.

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      PubDate: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:50 GMT
       
  • Electronic discharge advice letters for community pharmacists
    • Abstract: The 2009 Care Quality Commission annual report revealed limitations in the transfer of information between sectors. When a patient is discharged from hospital with a change of medicine, completeness and timeliness of the information were highlighted as issues. In Wales, to improve communication between primary and secondary care and to aid the seamless transition of care for the patient, the...

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      PubDate: Sat, 16 Jan 2016 00:00 GMT
       
  • Antiepileptic drug safety in pregnancy: possible dangers for the pregnant
           woman and her foetus
    • Abstract: In addition to the safety issues that apply whenever antiepileptic drugs are taken by patients, additional safety-related matters arise in pregnant women. These may involve the women themselves or their foetuses, and apply both during, and for a time after, pregnancy. During pregnancy, the safety of women with epilepsy may be endangered by loss of seizure control caused by increased antiepileptic...

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      PubDate: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:05 GMT
       
  • Insulin initiation in patients with diabetes
    • Abstract: How to select and start insulin in a patient with diabetes mellitus.

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      PubDate: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:45 GMT
       
  • Chronic Kidney Disease – Mineral and Bone Disorder: pathophysiology
           and treatment
    • Abstract: How the pathophysiological mechanisms behind development of Chronic Kidney Disease - Mineral and Bone Disorder can be managed, using appropriate therapeutic interventions to prevent complications.

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      PubDate: Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:41 GMT
       
  • Reducing hospital admissions of frail elderly patients
    • Abstract: The Proactive Care service in Coastal West Sussex (CWS), which was shortlisted for the HSJ Awards in 2015, provides medicines optimisation for frail elderly patients, reduces the risk of hospital admissions and made estimated savings of more than £600,000 in one year.

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      PubDate: Fri, 8 Jan 2016 13:49 GMT
       
 
 
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